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May 2015 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Wokrs were undertaken recently to fill in the hole at the bottom of the Woods Lake boat ramp.
May 29, 2015

Boat ramp maintenance at Woods Lake

The Woods Lake Boat ramp is currently at the lower limit of its operating range. Towards the end of the season a significant drop off at the end of the ramp was causing issues for boaters. MAST and IFS have taken the opportunity to conduct maintenance on the break wall, remove some boulders from the...

Bailey Cashion is one happy angler with his prize of a Ford Ranger for buying a full season adult licence for the 2014/15 trout season.
May 28, 2015

First time full season adult licence holder gets his prize

After being announced by the Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Jeremy Rockliff at Trout Weekend on the 16th of May, the winner of the Ford Ranger licence promotion Bailey Cashion was presented with his prize on the 26th of May. The promotion was the culmination of the 150 year Celebration of the first hatching...

May 20, 2015

Enhancing the fishing experience at Shannon Lagoon

Collaboration between Hydro Tasmania and the Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) aims to improve the fishing experience at one of Tasmania’s most iconic trout fishing lakes. Shannon Lagoon is located on the Shannon River south of Great Lake. It provides habitat for threatened native aquatic plant and animal species, irrigation water releases for downstream use, and...

Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Jeremy Rockliff MP at the Liawenee Trout Weekend on Saturday announcing the winner of the Ford Ranger for the 150th Anniversary competition.
May 20, 2015

The winner of the 150th anniversary celebrations Ford Ranger competition!

The winner of the 150th anniversary celebrations Ford Ranger competition is Bailey Cashion of New Norfolk. Announced by the Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Jeremy Rockliff MP at the Liawenee Trout Weekend on Saturday, Bailey’s prize – valued at over $50,600 is a gold Ford Ranger XL Dual Cab Ute 4 x 4 3.2L...

IFS Fisheries Officer Paul Middleton presents James McCarthy with the Fly N Dry waders, donated by Anchor Wetsuits, he won in the Trout Weekend raffle.
May 20, 2015

Raffle winner a worthy recipient

The winner of the waders that were raffled at the 2015 Trout weekend at Liawenee was James McCarthy of Railton. James was extremely pleased with his prize and will use them locally on the Mersey River, where he has over 70 year’s trout angling experience. There was a big story written about his trout fishing...