December 2019 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

An image from last years competition used to promote the World Fly Fishing Championship.
Dec. 24, 2019

Photo Competition

The IFS Photo Competition will be back in the New Year. Collect your photos now and keep you eye on our website for information about how to enter. There will be some great prizes and the winners will be announced at Trout Weekend 2020 on 16-17 May. If you haven't already, start shooting those fishy...

The Inland Fisheries Service logo
Dec. 24, 2019

Inland Fisheries Service closed for the festive season

The Inland Fisheries Service is closed for the Festive Season. We open again at 9am on Thursday 2 January. The weather looks fantastic and the fishing will be as well. A great way to enjoy some time with the family. You can buy your licence from our website  or drop into a Service Tasmania Centre in Hobart, Launceston,...

The Hydro Tasmania logo
Dec. 24, 2019

Hydro Tasmania works on the Liawenee weir and canal

Hydro Tasmania will be conducting maintenance on Liawenee weir and Liawenee canal between 12 January and 31 March 2020.  The works will require that canal flows are kept to a minimum, and releases from Lake Augusta will not occur over this period. Inflows to Lake Augusta are generally low over this period, however it is...

The new gravel parking on the western side of the river
Dec. 24, 2019

Parking areas on St. Patricks River upgraded

The IFS and Crown Land Services have upgraded the parking areas on the St. Patricks River at East Diddleum Road. The new gravel parking areas provide safe and level parking on the western side of the river. They also prevent  environmental damage to the river banks from off road vehicles. Foot access for angling is...

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife logo
Dec. 23, 2019

Double Lagoon track is now open

The track leading to Double Lagoon in the Nineteen Lagoons area of the Western Lakes is now open.