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August 2014 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

IFS' Rob Cordwell repairing the fence at Bronte Lagoon.
Aug. 29, 2014

IFS undertakes fencing maintenance inspection at Bronte Lagoon

IFS staff recently completed a full maintenance inspection of the fencing installed some years ago to keep stock out of Bronte Lagoon. Running from the walkway over Woodwards Canal all the way to Fly Corner and then beyond into thick bush, this fence has been successful in stopping cattle from entering the Lagoon along the...

Excellent camping area at Dago Point.
Aug. 25, 2014

Lake Crescent increasing in popularity - where to camp?

Increasing numbers of anglers are keen to pit their skills against the big trout at Lake Crescent. An extended period for fishing the lake introduced for the 2014/15 season (Now open to fishing from 1 hour before sunrise to 3 hours after sunset during the season), improving lake levels and water clarity all tip the...

The 2013/14 Carp Management Program Annual Report
Aug. 25, 2014

Carp Management Program Annual Report 2013/14

The 2013/14 Carp Management Program Annual Report has now been completed and is available for public access at the link below. Find out the latest news on the 2013/14 season with the Carp Management Program and how the battle against carp in Lake Sorell is progressing. Read about the trials and development of new carp...

IFS' Terry Byard changing the screens at Lake Sorell.
Aug. 21, 2014

Mesh change on the Lake Sorell outlet screens

Screens were first built at the outlet of Lake Crescent leading into the Clyde River, and the outlet of Lake Sorell flowing into Lake Crescent, to ensure there is no further spread of carp between and outside of these water bodies. As no carp have been detected in Lake Crescent now for over seven years,...

Aug. 19, 2014

IFS reports to peak angling body AAT

The Inland Fisheries Service meets four times a year with Anglers Alliance Tasmania (AAT). AAT is the peak body representing Tasmania's freshwater anglers. The IFS delivers a report to AAT prior to each meeting for information on IFS activities and discussion at the meetings. These reports are published on the IFS website and can be...