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March 2021 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The last of three carp caught in Lake Sorell this summer.
March 29, 2021

Carp findings!

The Carp Management Program held its yearly Workshop on the 24 - 25 March. Over the two days we analysed the data collected during the past spring and summer. We assessed how the carp removal is progressing and what can be done to complete the eradication of carp from Tasmania. Key findings are: - The fishing...

Tagged brown trout at Lake Binney
March 29, 2021

Bradys Chain provides double the fun!

During June 2019 the IFS as part of a fishery performance assessment, tagged, weighed and measured 3,500 adult brown trout collected from the Lake King William fish trap.  These fish were transferred into Bradys Chain of Lakes to assist in the assessment of the fishery and to supplement stock.  So far 111 fish have been...

Fiona caught a $10 000 trout. Can you?
March 29, 2021

4 x $10 000 tagged trout still to be caught!

Young Fiona Batterham caught the $10 000 tagged trout from Lake Rowallan in October but there are still four more to be caught as part of the Tasmanian Tagged Trout promotion. If you would like to try your luck head to Arthurs Lake, yingina / Great Lake, Lake Burbury and Lake Pedder for a chance...

March 25, 2021

Video caption competition - Hydro Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania have  launched an Easter giveaway competition on our facebook page where people can enter by captioning a video of a dog in a hammock at Penstock Lagoon https://fb.watch/4jECGcSaK5/ best caption wins. The prize is a hamper for Easter to the value of $200

View of Tooms Lake from the AAT webcam
March 22, 2021

New webcam at Tooms Lake

A new Anglers Alliance Tasmania (AAT) webcam has been installed at Tooms Lake https://www.anglersalliance.org.au/webcam-tooms-lake  thanks to Malcolm Crosse and his AAT volunteers. This is the eleventh webcam installed by AAT and available free to the public to view there favourite fishing locations. A twelfth webcam is planned for Lake Pedder in the near future.