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October 2014 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Raihan Mahmud and Nick Boucher at Lake Sorell experiencing some netting in trying conditions.
Oct. 24, 2014

AMC students and university graduates join the fight to eradicate carp from Lake Sorell

The Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) receives regular requests from schools, universities, and interested graduates looking for work experience in the freshwater fisheries field. The Carp Management Program (CMP) is especially sought after, as the work the students are involved in is very diverse. Over the past few months we have had numerous students from the...

The new fact sheets for Lake Crescent and Lake Kara are now available in electronic form only.
Oct. 22, 2014

New Lake Crescent and Lake Kara fact sheets now available

Due to the increase in popularity of both Lake Kara and Lake Crescent, IFS has published A4 fact sheets and maps for these waters. The fact sheets are full colour with high quality maps, angling notes and other useful information similar to the Anglers Access brochures. The fact sheets are available in PDF format from...

The old boat ramp and jetty at Old Beach is in need of a revamp.
Oct. 21, 2014

Old Beach jetty refurbishment

The Old Beach Jetty is getting on and is due to be reconstructed within the next three years. Brighton Council are starting to undertake planning for the job and are looking for any feedback from users regarding use of the jetty and any comments regarding the possible final design. Consultation with MAST has ensured that...

Oct. 9, 2014

River Derwent Anglers Access – volunteers workers required!

The River Derwent Anglers Access project has progressed to the installation stage. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably skilled volunteers to assist with the installation of infrastructure and signs at identified access locations. Volunteers will preferably need to have transport, be physically fit and be prepared to register as an Inland Fisheries Service...

Oct. 7, 2014

Please stay away from commercial eel nets at Brushy Lagoon

Tasmanian Eel Exporters are currently commercial eel fishing at Brushy lagoon and asks the public to be aware of the marked locations of nets shown on signs at each of the boat ramps and stay away to avoid entanglement. The nets will be set from Sunday evening 5 October to Friday 10 October and Sunday...