December 2021 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Clarence Lagoon brook trout
Dec. 7, 2021

Want to catch a brookie?

Brook trout are only found in a small number of waters in Tasmania, including Clarence Lagoon. To assist anglers find this remote lagoon and to protect the fishery and the natural values of the area, the IFS has published a fact sheet and map with helpful information for visitors. Situated on the southern edge of the...

Zane Colgrave from team Ultimate with an impressive catch from Arthurs Lake
Dec. 7, 2021

Weekend fishing in the highlands

The 2021 Trout Classic was held over two days this past weekend with anglers fishing Great Lake on Saturday and Arthurs Lake on Sunday. On day one anglers were faced with a strong cool southerly blowing up the Great Lake, finding the wind beaten shores to be most productive. Throwing black and gold hard bodied...

Infish App 2.0 logo
Dec. 1, 2021

Catch more trout with Infish app 2.0!

The new improved Infish app 2.0 makes it easier to find fishing locations, angling notes and the latest stocking information. The Tasmanian Inland Fishing Code with all the rules is there. You can buy your licence. You can also see webcams, water levels and the weather forecast around your favourite waters. The latest news and...

Mick Bent with his $2000 brown trout
Dec. 1, 2021

Travelling tagged trout landed

Mick Bent likes spending time at his father’s shack at Bradys Lake. They catch lots of good fish in the Bradys Chain of lakes. His young son insists that they fish nearby Bronte Lagoon in the hope of catching a prize winning tagged trout. On the weekend Mick was trolling a hard body lures at...