March 2021 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The last carp from Lake Crescent was caught in 2007
March 3, 2021

Manuscript published on the eradication of carp from Lake Crescent

Lead author and current Carp Management Program team teader Jonah Yick, describes the strategies and techniques used to eradicate common carp (Cyprinus carpio) from Lake Crescent (23km2) in a peer reviewed manuscript published in the international journal “Fishes”. Carp were first discovered in both lakes Crescent and Sorell in January 1995, and contained to these...

Cramps Bay pontoon
March 3, 2021

Pontoon installed at Cramps Bay

Marine And Safety Tasmania (MAST), in conjunction with Hydro Tasmania, have completed installation of a cable pontoon at Cramps Bay, yingina / Great Lake. Located at the north eastern end of the lake the pontoon provides added convenience for day trips from the Launceston area and for local shack owners. The installation was the result of a successful funding...