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September 2015 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Sept. 24, 2015

Carp Management Program Annual Report 2014/15

The 2014/15 Carp Management Program Annual Report has now been completed, and is available for public access at the link below. Find out the latest news on the 2014/15 season with the Carp Management Program, and how the battle with carp in Lake Sorell is progressing. Read about the trials and development of new carp...

Leon Compton happy to catch a couple of brown trout at this size on a Spring day at Lake Crescent.
Sept. 23, 2015

Lake Crescent fishing well!

For the second season in a row, Lake Crescent continues to attract many anglers seeking to catch some of the magnificent brown trout which inhabit this fishery. ABC 936 radio presenter Leon Compton recently had a great day out with two beautiful browns taken and then released, after the obligatory photos were taken. Regular reports...

New signage at Pumphouse Point entrance
Sept. 23, 2015

Public foot access to St. Clair Lagoon and Derwent Basin improved.

Anglers visiting Lake St. Clair Lagoon will be pleased to know a new pathway commencing at the car park next to the Pumphouse Point entry gate and following the contour of the lagoon to the flume footbridge has been completed. Public foot access is permitted to St. Clair Lagoon and Derwent Basin and pathways are...

The new pontoon installed at Brandum Bay will make launching easier for those fishing the northern end of Great Lake.
Sept. 23, 2015

Pontoon installed at the Brandum Bay boat ramp

MAST have announced the completion of the pontoon installation at Brandum Bay, Great Lake. This facility will greatly assist those wanting to launch a boat at the northern end of Great Lake

Gareth Jones of IFS stocking Risdon Brook Dam with 300 rainbow trout for anglers with a disability to catch
Sept. 16, 2015

Risdon Brook Dam gets even better for anglers with a disability

The Inland Fisheries Service is committed to encouraging a greater take-up of trout fishing, especially for those who may not have the opportunity to do so. In the South both the Risdon Brook Dam and the Plenty River adjacent to the Salmon Ponds are designated waters for those with a disability. To be eligible to...