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June 2015 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

June 18, 2015

Atlantic salmon released into Brushy Lagoon

On Thursday the 11 June, 400 Atlantic salmon averaging 4 kg were successfully released into Brushy Lagoon. The salmon were kindly donated by Petuna Fisheries. Often there is conjecture amongst anglers in regard to where Atlantic salmon are being released. The feedback received by IFS revolves around a perception that certain waters receive consistently more...

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...