October 2020 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The Bryan family had fun at Frombergs Dam near Ulverstone
Oct. 19, 2020

Great fun had by all at Gone Fishing Day

Sunday 18th October 2020 was Gone Fishing Day. Four junior angling events were held around the state at Ulverstone, Latrobe, Cressy and Bushy Park. Hundreds of junior anglers and their families took advantage of the free fishing and perfect weather to make a great family day out. We worked with Anglers Alliance Tasmania to stock...

Oct. 14, 2020

Salmon Ponds Fish Loss

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is currently investigating contamination of the Plenty River that resulted in fish deaths at the Salmon Ponds in late September. This has included the collection of a range of samples and survey information related to the alleged release of pollution on 23 September into the Plenty River. Further to this,...

Oct. 13, 2020

Gone Fishing Day - take a mate fishing - no angling licence required

Gone Fishing Day, on Sunday 18 October 2020, is a national event that encourages people to get outdoors, drop a line, enjoy time with family and friends by or on the water, and hopefully catch a fish or two. An angling licence will not be required to fish in inland waters on the day but...

Oct. 8, 2020

Lake Barrington Nature Recreation Area to be closed for maintenance

Parks and Wildlife advise that there will be a temporary closure of Lake Barrington Nature Recreation Area to allow maintenance to be undertaken. The reserve will be closed from 09:00hrs Monday 12th October until 13:00hrs Wednesday 14th October. Parks and Wildlife regret any inconvenience this may cause, but thank you for your assistance. For further...

One of 170 natives planted
Oct. 5, 2020

Tyenna River Willow Warriors planting day

The Tyenna River Willow Warriors were joined by residents of Westerway in the latest planting day on Saturday 26 September. Twenty-two volunteers planted over 170 selected natives where willows had been removed in the township of Westerway and on the Westerway Raspberry Farm. Upcoming Willow Warrior events on the Tyenna include willow control working bees...