June 2015 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The Laboratory building at IFS Liawenee base is being offered for sale by expressions of interest closing on 10th July 2015
June 18, 2015

IFS puts unused land and building at Liawenee base up for sale

The IFS has subdivided its Liawenee base to facilitate the sale of the disused laboratory building and a vacant block of land. The Liawenee base continues to be integral to the Service’s operations with a permanent Fisheries Officer stationed at Liawenee, recent upgrades to the Field Accommodation Hostel and the continued presence of Tasmania Police....

Rod Newnham, Malcom Crosse and Mark Quinane were a great help to fisheries management tasks on a cold Great Lake day.
June 10, 2015

Volunteers add to the efforts in fisheries management

A quick decision in late May to fin clip 4,000 adult brown trout for transfer to Tooms Lake saw the IFS seeking help from some willing volunteers. Malcom Crosse, Rod Newnham and Mark Quinane were on hand to assist with an exercise that will help in understanding the brown trout population at Tooms Lake. The...

Meadowbank Lake is one of the waters that remains open all year to angling.
June 3, 2015

Rainbow trout waters and West Coast Lakes closed as of 31 May 2015

As of midnight Sunday 31 May 2015 the angling season closed for the designated rainbow trout water and lake's Mackintosh and Rosebery. The waters that remain open to all year round angling are; the River Derwent downstream of the Bridgewater Bridge, River Tamar downstream of the North Esk and South Esk road bridges, River Leven...