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September 2018 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

James Triffett with a Lake Crescent brown trout from the weekend
Sept. 10, 2018

Fish are about despite fickle weather

Fisheries Officers over the weekend patrolled waters across the centre, east and northeast of the State. Saturday delivered fantastic angling conditions. Plenty of sunshine and light winds. The weather was not so good on Sunday, with strong westerlies. Standout waters for the weekend were: Lake Crescent – There were some very impressive catches from Lake...

A Woods Lake brown trout recovering after winter spawning activities
Sept. 7, 2018

Brown trout are rebuilding their condition after winter

Anglers often report catching fish early in the season that are below average condition. Brown trout spawn between May and July. During this period they have eaten little and spent considerable energy moving up through the cold fast water to the spawning grounds. Male brown trout can mature as early as two years of age...