July 2020 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The front cover of the 2020-21 Tasmanian Inland Fishing Code
July 30, 2020

Tasmanian Inland Fishing Code 2020-21 – the print version

This year, we haven’t printed the new Tasmania Inland Fishing Code – yet! We wanted to be sure we were giving you the most up-to-date information about any changes due to COVID-19. We have been very lucky in Tasmania; we’re following the roadmap to recovery. But back in May, when we would normally print the...

The Infish app logo
July 29, 2020

Infish app 2020-21 season update now available!

Our Infish app has been updated for the new season. The app includes all the latest regulations and a full copy of the Tasmania Inland Fishing Code 2020-21. There are new Angler Access Maps for Lake Sorell, Blackmans Lagoon, Camden Dam, Pet Reservoir and Pine Tier Lagoon.

July 29, 2020

Bradys Chain of Lakes - a good place to start

This week we have been busy stocking 4 500 rainbow trout into Bradys Lake. They averaged 355 grams and have been specially grown by the Huon Aquaculture Group at their Millybrook hatchery. These fantastic rainbow trout are sure to provide fun in the coming months for anglers using all methods. Remember a bag limit of five fish...

Wild brown trout released into Curries River Reservoir
July 28, 2020

Curries River Reservoir primed for the new season

The Inland Fisheries Service completed a performance assessment of Curries River Reservoir in 2019. The assessment backed up angler experience that there was a very low population of trout present. In response the IFS has increased levels of adult stocking of both brown and rainbow trout. Over winter Curries has received 960 adult brown trout...

July 23, 2020

French Fly Fishing Champion talks about Tasmania

Gregoire Juglaret was a member of Team France that won gold at the World Fly Fishing Championship2019 held in Tasmania. He is an experienced angler that has travelled the world fishing.  In this short video filmed and produced by Brad Harris, Gregoire, in his colourful accent, shares his thoughts on Tasmania both during the competition...