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October 2019 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Oct. 31, 2019

Inland Fisheries Service Annual Report 2018-19 now available

Check out the activities of the IFS for the 2018-19 financial year in our Annual Report. Front cover artwork by Trevor Hawkins

There are strict regulations to protect the recreational whitebait fishery
Oct. 30, 2019

Large fine for whitebait poacher

Peter Mervyn MUNDAY of Mella appeared in Smithton Magistrates Court on Wednesday 30 October 2019. He was sentenced on 28 charges relating to the illegal taking of whitebait from the Duck River during September 2018. Mr MUNDAY was fined a total of $23,798.  This is the largest individual fine ever imposed under Inland Fisheries Legislation....

Oct. 30, 2019

The Inland Fisheries Service is on Instagram

The Inland Fisheries Service now has an Instagram profile, which will provide up to date information on the trout fishery in Tasmania. Follow us to see what our staff do and see while they are out and about. You will find us at @troutfishtasmania

Willow Warriors
Oct. 28, 2019

Willow Warriors working bee and Waterbug Blitz with the Derwent Catchment Project

  Derwent Catchment Project has two upcoming events focused on river access and health – a Willow Warriors working bee on the Tyenna and a Waterbug Blitz on the Lachlan River. The Tyenna Willow Warriors are working with the Derwent Catchment Project and the Inland Fisheries Service Anglers Access Program to remove willows from the...

Family fun at at Frombergs Dam, Ulverstone 2017
Oct. 16, 2019

Gone Fishing Day - Licence Free

This Sunday is Gone Fishing Day. This is a great opportunity to grab a friend and try trout fishing. The Inland Fisheries Service is working with Anglers Alliance Tasmania and Sea Fisheries on Gone Fishing Day to bring you a day of all things fishing. You will not need an angling licence to fish in...