March 2019 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Brown trout making the annual spawning migration
March 29, 2019

Trout Weekend 2019

Trout Weekend is back for 2019. From 10 am until 3pm over Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May at the Liawenee field Station, yingina/Great Lake Come with your family, enjoy displays, demonstrations, the ever-popular junior angling pond, and see the hundreds of wild brown trout on their annual spawning run. There is something for everyone...

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March 26, 2019

Lake Leake campgrounds and boat ramp temporary close

The Lake Leake campgrounds and boat ramp are closed until Saturday 30 March. This is so the Tasmania Fire Service can do a safe Fuel Reduction Burn. Once the burns starts on Wednesday (27 March) it is likely to be very smokey and there may be some short road closures. People wishing to access the...

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March 22, 2019

Meander Dam boat ramp notice

Storage levels at the Meander Dam are now below the boat ramp making it difficult to launch and retrieve. Use with care and only if safe to do so.

Carp Management Program leader Jonah Yick with a carp caught during the 2018-19 season
March 15, 2019

Carp Management Program update on Lake Sorell

We would like to update you on the Carp Management Program. There has been great progress over the past 12 months. Winter 2018 created good inflows, flooding the wetlands in Lake Sorell. These high and rising levels provided perfect spawning cues for carp as the temperature increased through late spring and early summer 2018. Even...

Angler Brendon Jones using the new ramp’
March 14, 2019

Tungatinah Lagoon boat ramp upgrade

MAST completed an upgrade of the Tungatinah Lagoon boat ramp on Friday 8 March. Funded through the RBF and Hydro Tasmania, the project involved realigning the ramp, consolidating the base and sheeting with Flexmat concrete sheets. The navigation light has been repositioned to reflect the new alignment.