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April 2016 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

April 29, 2016

Want to know the latest status of boat ramps and other facilities at Hydro Tasmania storages?

Hydro Tasmania have a page on their website that provides the latest information on facilities at Hydro storages. Boat ramps, campgrounds and picnic areas are listed and information is provided if any are closed and why. Included is a handy map that you can hover over to easily find the storage that interests you.

April 27, 2016

Lake Gairdner to be drawn down

Please be advised the Lake Gairdner level will be drawn down to approximately 11.7m below full supply level (to 460.71m) over the next two days prior to a projected high inflow period in the region.

April 27, 2016

Lake Rosebery to be drawn down

Please be advised Lake Rosebery will be drawn down to approximately 2m below full supply level (157.4m) over the next two days, and could potentially go below this level prior to a projected high inflow period in the region.

Good trout caught trolling in Arthurs Lake
April 27, 2016

Arthurs Lake worth a last look

Inland Fisheries patrols conducted over the ANZAC Day long weekend saw many people out enjoying the fine weather and trying their luck at one of our many lakes and rivers. Arthurs Lake was producing some fantastic trout. Among the happy anglers were Glenn and Fiona Chandler who landed eight trout. Their secret success came from...

A nice Arthurs Lake brown trout caught whilst the lake was high.
April 26, 2016

Looking at the issue of the Arthurs Lake fishery

Many anglers have raised concerns regarding the performance of the fishery at Arthurs Lake. Arthurs Lake usually has a high catch rate and anglers rarely go away disappointed after fishing there. For the last couple of angling seasons the fishery has been fishing relatively poorly, particularly for fly fishers. The IFS has been looking at...