February 2022 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Carp Management Program Leader Jonah Yick gives a presentation on the history and current status of carp in Tasmania to Utas Field Ecology students.
Feb. 21, 2022

University of Tasmania field ecology students visit Lake Sorell

In mid-February, 30 University of Tasmania (UTAS) students enrolled in the unit “Tasmanian Field Ecology”, visited Lake Sorell and Crescent to undertake vegetation and invertebrate surveys around the wetlands. The Interlaken Lakeside Reserve is internationally recognized under the Ramsar Convention on wetlands, and supports a range of threatened and protected flora and fauna. To commence...

Feb. 16, 2022

Camden Dam Trout Survey

Last week we did a survey of the trout population at Camden Dam. This water was flooded for the first time during 2020-21. At full supply level it holds around 9,300 megalitres, supplying water to Scottsdale Irrigation Scheme. The dam captures inflows from the Camden Rivulet and several other smaller streams, so the potential for...

Feb. 16, 2022

Get up to date information with the Infish App

Did you know that through the new Infish App 2.0 you can get up to date notifications on fish stocking, the latest news and licensing. So if you haven't already download the app and follow the prompts below. The Infish app is free on iOS and Android. Click on the profile icon (circled in red)...

A rainbow trout being released into Brushy Lagoon
Feb. 4, 2022

Rainbow trout to the NW Coast

The release of rainbow trout into regional public waters continued with 750 into Brushy Lagoon and 140 into Lake Kara yesterday. The fish averaged 1.3kg but ranged up to 2kg. This will provide some exciting fishing over the coming months.  For more information about access and the rules for these waters see the brochure for...

A lovely rainbow trout from Millybrook Hatchery about to be released into Brady's Lake
Feb. 3, 2022

More rainbow trout released

The Huon Aquaculture Group continues to donate some very welcome rainbow trout that are being used to stock popular public fisheries.  Yesterday we transported fish from the Millybrook Hatchery and released 1500 of them into Brady's Lake, 150 into Pioneer Lake and 75 into Briseis Hole (Derby Mine Hole). These fat, healthy fish averaged 1.3kg...