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November 2014 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The IFS Neil Morrow with a salmon from a previous stocking.
Nov. 13, 2014

Lake Kara stocked with salmon

Today (14 November 2014) the IFS stocked 300 Atlantic salmon into Lake Kara. The fish were kindly donated by SALTAS from their Wayatinah hatchery. These fish are all males and average 3 kilograms. Anglers are reminded that the bag limit of all species combined at Lake Kara is now five fish with only two fish...

Jonah Yick with brace of carp caught in a gill net in subzero conditions at the start of November.
Nov. 11, 2014

Cold start to the carp season

The lead up to the carp spawning season has brought icy and windy conditions, which has drastically slowed carp movement, as well as making difficult targeting and fishing conditions. The 31 radio tagged transmitter fish currently active in Lake Sorell have been relatively dispersed across the lake, preferring to congregate over the numerous deep rocky...

After a very good run the six week whitebait season ends 11 November 2014.
Nov. 11, 2014

Whitebait season closed as of Tuesday November 11

The six week season for recreational whitebait fishing closed for 2014 on Tuesday 11 November. This year the whitebait runs have been particularly good in the South of the state with the River Derwent seeing one of the best runs in over 10 years. The Tasmanian whitebait, Lovettia sealii has had an extended spawning run...

Come along to the inaugural Bush Fest 15 & 16 November 2014
Nov. 7, 2014

Highland Bush Fest

Inland Fisheries will be attending the Highland Bush Fest on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 November at the Bothwell Recreation Ground. This is the inaugural event and it is will celebrate and showcase the unique outdoors pursuits on offer in the Central Highlands – fishing, hunting and camping to name a few. It will also...