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...

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

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...

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...

The new pontoon replacing the old wooden walkway allows for dual lane access to the boat ramp at Jonah Bay.
Sept. 16, 2015

Pontoon installed at the Jonah Bay boat ramp

Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) have announced that the installation of the pontoon replacement for the timber walkway at Jonah Bay (Arthurs Lake) was completed yesterday. The pontoon is offset from where the old walkway was, giving even lane widths on both sides. This compliments the two other pontoons and Arthurs Lake Dam Wall and...