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April 2017 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

IFS carp team members Storm Eastley and Chris Boon with one of the carp from the aggregation.
April 7, 2017

Autumn brings the first carp aggregation of the 2016/17 season!

Aggregation – the formation of a number of things into a cluster After the mild, settled weather in late March, a radio transmitter ‘tracker’ carp was found in a rocky backwater of Lake Sorell. We found it using the large aerial built into our boat, then pinpointed it on foot using a handheld aerial. Trammel...

The road to Brushy Lagoon
April 6, 2017

The road to Brushy Lagoon is open

The road to Brushy Lagoon has been re-opened by the Parks and Wildlife Service. Two new bridges have been constructed. These replace temporary ones that were put in after the June 2016 floods. A new top layer of gravel is being put on the road. This should be finished within the next fortnight. This means...

The boat ramp at Huntsman Lake
April 6, 2017

Huntsman Lake boat ramp closed

Tasmanian Irrigation have advised that due to low lake levels the Huntsman Lake boat ramp is closed until further notice. It is anticipated that autumn rains will start to fill the lake soon and allow the boat ramp to be reopened. Anglers are reminded that boat ramp access road gate opens at 6.00am and closes...