July 2022 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

July 29, 2022

Message from Hydro Tasmania - Arthurs Lake Campsites

As you may be aware we have closed the Jonah Bay and Pumphouse Bay campsites for maintenance until August 2023. We undertook significant consultation with the long-term campers at these sites and they are all aware of the reasoning for and length of the closure. We will be improving drainage, toilets and site demarcation in...

The wild brown trout involved in the River Derwent research have a white tag this year
July 12, 2022

River Derwent tagged trout research - continued

For the 2022-23 angling season, we are continuing the tagged brown trout study in the River Derwent. Another 400 tagged wild adult brown trout have been released in the Dromedary area. This year each of the trout have a single white coloured tag with a four digit number. We will continue to investigate the movements...

2022-23 Angling Licence with Trevor Hawkins 'Mayfly Hunter' artwork
July 7, 2022

Angling licences available for the new season

Only four weeks until the brown trout waters open so don’t forget to renew your licence before you head out fishing. The new angling season starts on Monday 1 August with the brown trout waters opening on Saturday 6 August. Be prepared and purchase your licence now! As we head into the new season the...