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September 2021 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Whitebait season is almost upon us once again
Sept. 30, 2021

Whitebait season 2021

The 2021 whitebait season is almost upon us, and opens on Friday 1 October. The season will run for 6 weeks before closing on Thursday 11 November. A whitebait licence is required to fish for whitebait. Licences are available for $33 from the IFS website, Service Tasmania outlets and selected tackle shops. A whitebait licence permits anglers to take a...

Talk trout Tasmania 2021
Sept. 23, 2021

Talk trout Tasmania 2021

Join us at the Great Lake Community Centre on Friday 15 October for Talk Trout Tasmania 2021. This is an opportunity to meet some of our inland fisheries staff. Hear about fisheries management and ask your questions of the panel. Our team will present information and strategies about the management of the  recreational fishery. On...

Genevieve Phillips and Jonah Yck at the ASFB social event
Sept. 21, 2021

Tasmanian Fisheries Biologist Social Event held in Hobart

The virtual 2021 World Fisheries Congress runs this week, from the 20-24 of September. This conference was planned to be held in Adelaide, South Australia , however due to the CV19 situation around the country/world, it was changed to a virtual event. Tasmanian Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) Carp Management Program Leader, Jonah Yick, will present...

Karen Brooks at the Great Lake Tie-In
Sept. 20, 2021

The Great Lake Tie-In is on in 2021

The Great Lake Tie-In is on Saturday 16 October 2021 at the Great Lake Community Centre, Cider Gum Road, Miena. The event starts at 10.00 am, finishes around 3.00 pm and is open to the public by gold coin donation. The Tie-In is a coming together of fly tyers from around the State.  The theme is...

Peter Skeels proudly holding one of the Brown trout he caught and released on Saturday
Sept. 12, 2021

River Derwent still a strong provider

Over the weekend, anglers of all ages and abilities ventured out to their favourite water to try and catch one of the prized trout or salmon Tasmania is famous for! Peter Skeels was one of those anglers. He has a little spot on the River Derwent he likes to fish, using baitfish under a float. Within five minutes...