March 2022 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Fundraising Day
March 29, 2022

Casting for Recovery - fundraising for cancer

Fly Fish Australia Come and join the Australian Ladies World Fly Fishing Team and other ladies for a fabulous day of fun, fishing and raising money for cancer recovery program. Meet and fish with these phenomenal women who will share their skills and passion for fly fishing and have fun at the same time. When:...

Huntsman Lake boat ramp
March 28, 2022

Huntsman Lake boat ramp - user discretion required

Tasmanian Irrigation have advised that due to the current low level of Huntsman Lake user discretion is required when launching and retrieving boats. Small boats, canoes and kayaks may still be launched with care but use of larger boats is discouraged.

March 24, 2022

Pillans Track maintenance

The Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) has engaged a contractor and started clearing vegetation on the Pillans Track from Lake Augusta to maintain the 4x4 access for anglers. The Pillans Track is one of only three 4x4 tracks within the iconic Western Lakes fishery. Under a Parks and Wildlife Services (PWS) permit, the IFS are operating in...

Parks and Wildlife Services Logo
March 23, 2022

Campfire restrictions lifted

Parks and Wildlife Services campfire restrictions were lifted from 02:00 Friday 18 March 2022 This applies to national parks and reserves in the following areas: Flinders and Maria Islands, Dorset, Break O’Day, Glamorgan/Spring Bay, Sorell and Tasman municipalities, Narawntapu National Park, Snaky Creek and Tooms Lake Conservation Areas. Keep up to date with the Parks...

An illegal whitebait net
March 11, 2022

Whitebait poacher convicted

On Friday 11th March 2022 Austin Kavere JOHNSTON from Forest appeared in Burnie Magistrates Court on charges relating to the illegal taking of whitebait. The charges related to his activities at the Black River during October 2020. Mr JOHNSTON was found guilty of taking whitebait without a whitebait licence, whitebait fishing in a closed water,...