March 2014 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

IFS' Paul Middleton electrofishing a stretch of river as part of the 2014 survey.
March 13, 2014

River electrofishing survey 2014

During 2013, the IFS investigated the status of brown trout populations from a selection of the state's rivers. A report on that survey is available on this website. As part of ongoing monitoring of the status of these populations, the survey was replicated during the last week of February and first week of March this...

The new footbridge for Lamberts Dam near Railton.
March 12, 2014

Footbridge installed at Lamberts Dam

To improve safety and access for anglers at Lamberts Dam at Railton the IFS has installed a new steel footbridge across the spillway. The new bridge provides easy access for anglers to cross the spillway and access the dam wall and western shore of the dam. IFS would like to thank Equity Labour Services (ELS)...

The new footbridge that is part of the extension to the Maquarie River Angler Access
March 3, 2014

Extension to Macquarie River Anglers Access

IFS staff have recently extended anglers access upstream from Woolmers Bridge on the Macquarie River. Infrastructure including signage, a new footbridge and numerous stiles provide foot access for approx 3.5km upstream on the eastern bank. This area has previously been inaccessible to anglers. IFS would like to acknowledge the owners and managers of the Rannoch...