September 2019 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

A brown trout caught in a survey at South Riana Dam
Sept. 12, 2019

South Riana Dam fact sheet and map.

South Riana Dam has become recognised as a boutique fishery in the north west. Since its creation in 2015 the dam has developed in to an excellent regional water with its convenient location just 20 km from Penguin. Regular stocking with wild brown trout fry by the IFS has underpinned the existing trout population and...

Flyer from Hydro Tasmania
Sept. 12, 2019

Hydro Tasmania - King and Yolande Sustainability Review

Why are reviews important? We regularly conduct sustainability reviews of the catchments we use for generating hydropower. This year our focus is on the King and Yolande catchments. Our study aims to increase our knowledge of the lakes and waterways as well as the reasons that people value them. The feedback you provide, together with...

Lagoons in the Waterhouse area are producing some great fish.
Sept. 6, 2019

The first month of the trout season

The first month of the brown trout season has started very well with excellent fishing reports coming from around the state. In the south, the River Derwent is producing some lovely resident and sea run trout after a high water event in late August. Lure anglers seem to be making the most of this estuary...

A brown trout from the recent survey at Curries River Reservoir
Sept. 6, 2019

Curries River Reservoir Fisheries Performance Assessment

The IFS recently undertook an in-lake survey at Curries River Reservoir in the states north east. The reservoir is located just off the B82 between George Town and Bridport and was built in the late 1970’s as a domestic water supply for Georgetown. The IFS have been stocking the reservoir since the 1980’s and it...

New Norfolk High School students discuss career opportunities with IFS staff
Sept. 5, 2019

IFS attends New Norfolk High School Careers Day

Jonah Yick from the Inland Fisheries Service attended the New Norfolk High School Careers Day to assist grade 9 and 10 students with planning their career and job prospects. There were many students interested work at Inland Fisheries, and the educational pathways taken to access this field. Hopefully the information gained from this day will...