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March 2019 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The Derwent Catchment Project logo
March 13, 2019

Tyenna River Willow Warriors Working Bee

The Derwent Catchment Project are working with the Inland Fisheries Service and Lanoma Estate to remove willows along sections of the Tyenna River and revegetate the riverbank with native plants. This work builds on significant in-kind investment from the property owners, Rob and Tom Clark. Become a Willow Warrior and help us deal with this...

World Fly Fishing Championship 2019 logo
March 12, 2019

Temporary changes to support World Fly Fishing Championship 2019

The World Fly Fishing Championship 2019 is coming to Tasmania this year between 30 November and 7 December. Teams from up to 30 countries will compete bringing an estimated 800 anglers and support crew. Competitors will fish in three lakes and two rivers. The Government is supporting the event, to ensure it is one to...

Inland Fisheries Service logo
March 8, 2019

All Nineteen Lagoons tracks cleared for re-opening

Advice from the Parks and Wildlife Service: The Regional Manager has approved the opening of the currently closed Central Plateau Conservation Area walking and 4WD tracks. Please note it is likely the boom gates will not be unlocked until Saturday morning, 9 March 2019.  With favourable weather conditions for fishing forecast over the long weekend, why...

Transporting a turbine blade to the Cattle Hill Wind Farm
March 4, 2019

Traffic disruption alert affecting Penstock Lagoon anglers

Starting this week many large oversize, over mass, very long and heavy vehicles are moving components to the Cattle Hill (Waddamana) Wind Farm site. These movements will use the Midlands Highway; the Highland Lakes Road from Melton Mowbray through Bothwell; and The Northern Waddamana Road to the wind farm site. It is likely the convoys will...

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March 4, 2019

Upgrades to the Tungatinah Lagoon boat ramp.

Hydro Tasmania will be upgrading the Tungatinah Lagoon boat ramp. The water levels in the Bradys chain of lakes (Bradys Lake, Lake Binney and Tungatinah Lagoon) will be drawn down to 3.5 metres below full over 4 - 8 March.  Water levels should be back to normal by the Labour Day long weekend. The boat...