December 2015 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Dec. 14, 2015

Damage to property at Rostrevor Lagoon - Reward for information

On Thursday 10th December, the owner of the Rostrevor property at Triabunna found numerous fences cut around his property in an intentional act of vandalism. As a result stock escaped and significant cost and inconvenience has been caused. A $5000 reward has been offered for information that leads to conviction of the offenders. Whilst anglers...

Dec. 14, 2015

New footbridge improves access on the River Leven

Gunns Plains is known as one of the best locations for fishing on the Leven particularly when grasshoppers are present during summer. The river flows through pasture and is easily wadeable with many glides and riffles ideal for all methods of angling. These great angling opportunities could not happen without the many private landowners on...

Fly fishing in the Tasmanian wilderness
Dec. 11, 2015

Fly fishing in Tasmania on 7mate this Sunday

This Sunday the AFN Fishing Show on 7mate we feature fly fishing in Tasmania at 12.30pm. For a preview see

The opening of the new access arrangements by the Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Jeremy Rockliff.
Dec. 10, 2015

Talbots Lagoon opens to all anglers

Over the past 40 years Talbot Lagoon has established a reputation as a high quality recreational trout fishery however as it is on private land, up until now access has been limited. A new cooperative agreement and MOU between the landowner Forico Pty Ltd and the Inland Fisheries Service was announced today (10 December 2015)...

Thanks to the Tassal staff who are sorting salmon
Dec. 10, 2015

Meadowbank Lake stocked with salmon

On Tuesday this week 250 Atlantic salmon were stocked into Meadowbank Lake. The fish, donated by Tassal, were all around 3kg and will provide a nice pre-Christmas angling opportunity in the Derwent Valley. Meadowbank Lake is open to all legal methods with a 5 fish bag limit, minimum size 300 with only 2 fish over...