July 2021 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

A pair of brown trout from Huntsman Lake
July 8, 2021

Huntsman Lake fishing well

Anglers are enjoying some good fishing at Huntsman Lake. After recent rain the lake is rising over new ground and the brown trout have been foraging close to shore feeding on worms and drowned terrestrials. One angler checked by Fisheries Officers this week had landed two nice brown trout fishing worms under a bubble float. The...

A successful junior angler with a rainbow trout caught at Curries River Reservoir
July 5, 2021

No fee for junior angling licences

Licence fees for junior anglers are waived for the next four years! To encourage younger people to take up inland recreational fishing, junior anglers can now fish Tasmania’s inland lakes and waterways for free. Anglers aged 14 to 17 still need to hold an inland angling licence, but can apply for free through our website. The Tasmanian Government...

2021-22 Angling Licence - "Tailer" artwork by Trevor Hawkins
July 1, 2021

New season angling licence now available

New and renewal licences for the 2021-22 angling season are now available. Brown trout waters open on Saturday 7 August. Be prepared, renew your licence now! Go online at www.ifs.tas..gov.au, visit any Service Tasmania Shop, or drop into your local tackle store. See you on the water.