October 2013 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Oct. 9, 2013

The Lake Augusta Road opened today 9 October 2013

The gate which closes off the vehicle access to the Nineteen Lagoons area of the Western Lakes is now (9 October 2013) open.

Oct. 8, 2013

Navigation light at Arthurs Lake dam wall boat ramp removed temporarily

The navigation light at Arthurs Lake dam wall boat ramp has been temporarily removed. It will be upgraded and replaced later in the year.

Due to high rainfall and dam spill, Huntsman Lake will be closed from October 3 until further notice.
Oct. 7, 2013

Huntsman Lake reopened to public access

After a closure due to high water levels the lake is now reopened to public access.

Caution needs to be shown when fishing during periods of high water flow.
Oct. 3, 2013

With rains and rising water levels anglers should exercise caution

With heavy rainfall events over the last weeks (last two weeks of September), the rivers in many catchments have risen markedly. Catchments with Hydro Tasmania impoundments in particular have been effected, with the Mersey-Forth system in flood and spilling at Lake Barrington and Lake Paloona dams. The River Derwent catchment impoundments are all full and...