September 2019 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

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Sept. 23, 2019

Bradys Lake Tagged Fish - Update

Following the release of 3,500 tagged fish into Bradys Lake during May/June this year, reports of tagged fish captured by anglers have been steadily flowing in.  As of 23 September, 19 tagged fish have been captured and reported by anglers.  Of these, 9 have been captured from Bradys Lake, 6 from Lake Binney and 4...

A lovely stretch on the Meander River
Sept. 23, 2019

Meander River video

The Meander River is final venue that is featured in the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019 series of videos. The river has good access and is popular with local and visiting anglers alike. Check out the video here.

Barrier net to stop fish escaping from Four Springs Lake
Sept. 20, 2019

Stopping fish from escaping at Four Springs Lake

Recently we replaced the barrier net at Four Springs Lake. The barrier net is located across the spillway at the dam and is in place to stop trout escaping in times of flood. After being in place for several years the old net had become quite brittle from the sun, and had several holes in...

A healthy brown trout salvaged from the upper River Clyde
Sept. 19, 2019

River Clyde fish salvage

Due to low water levels we completed a salvage of trout in the upper River Clyde. We recovered 172 brown and 51 rainbow trout. The fish were released into Lake Crescent. There were 8 dead fish. We would like to thank anglers for letting us know that there were fish stranded in the river.

Yearling wild rainbow trout from Liawenee spawning channels
Sept. 19, 2019

Rainbows at Liawenee

The rainbow trout spawning migration has started in Liawenee Canal. We use our trap on the canal to monitor the spawning run. We weigh and measure some fish as part of our long-term monitoring program. We sort the fish and place them into channels. This assists them to spawn naturally, away from where the brown...