August 2020 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

One of the five $10 000 tagged trout that are still waiting to be caught
Aug. 27, 2020

No better time to Trout fish Tasmania

The trout fishing season has started really well.  We received our wish and have had some good rainfall on the eastern side of the State to compliment winter rain on the Central Highlands. As expected Lake Leake continued on from last season and is fishing very well. Lots of anglers headed there for the opening...

Aug. 20, 2020

Get your angling licence working for you with this great offer from Thousand Lakes Lodge

Dear IFS license holders, With holiday-at-home being the travel theme for Tasmanians this year, Thousand Lakes Lodge is pleased to offer you a pampering start fishing the Western Lakes this season. Enjoy up to 25% discount across our full range of lodge accommodation and all-in packages simply by entering this exclusive Promotional Code: IFS2020SPRING when you make...

Little Pine Lagoon marker post
Aug. 19, 2020

Responsible boating at Little Pine Lagoon

Little Pine Lagoon boat users would be aware that there has been a voluntary no petrol motors area at the northern end of the lagoon for several years to protect the aquatic plants and water quality.  The area has been identified as north of a line of buoys which ran from just north of Bertrams...

Aug. 17, 2020

Hydro Tasmania visitor survey

Have your say and win a stay at Pedder Wilderness Lodge. Hydro Tasmania are reviewing the experiences at their sites by conducting a community survey - open to anyone who has visited one of our recreation or visitor sites (i.e. campsites, waterways, lookouts or heritage sites) in the past 5 years. For more information and...

A nice brown trout
Aug. 14, 2020

Fishing report

Lake Leake continues to fish well, producing well-conditioned browns and rainbows for both lure and fly anglers. Black and gold T tails and large woolly buggers have worked well with water being quite dirty after snow melt and run off. The fish seem to be feeding heavily on snails and stick caddis. Blackmans Lagoon is...