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February 2014 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Craigbourne Dam is now open again for fishing.
Feb. 24, 2014

Craigbourne Dam re-opened for public access and fishing

Tasmanian Irrigation wishes to advise that Craigbourne Dam in Tasmania's South East is now open to the public.The dam had been closed to fishing and recreational activities as a precaution due to the detection of naturally occurring blue-green algae. Elevated levels of the blue-green algae have now disappeared making it safe for public use. Tasmanian...

The new screen on Lake Kara
Feb. 17, 2014

New screens installed at Lake Kara

After the positive response to initial trial stockings of Lake Kara with adult rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon during 2013 IFS committed to replacing the screens at the spillway to prevent fish from migrating downstream when the lake is overflowing. The installation of new galvanised steel screens was completed on 13 February 2014. This will...

A nice haul of carp in the new multi-mono nets.
Feb. 6, 2014

Carp management update for the last quarter of 2013

The latest update on the Carp Management program is now available. Find out what has been happening with the efforts at Lake Sorell and trials with new technology and methods. Carp update Oct - Dec 2013