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September 2022 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Khye Coghlan with the $2 000 trout
Sept. 12, 2022

Miner has lucky strike

West Coast miner Chris 'Scruff' Blair was trolling pink lures on Lake Mackintosh on Sunday afternoon with his 9 year old grandson Khye when they hooked and landed a nice brown trout. Scruff noticed that it had an orange tag with WINNER stamped on it. Scruff told Khye that they had caught one of the...

Rodney Knott with a winning grin
Sept. 12, 2022

Knott holds firm to land $2 000 trout

Rodney Knott planned on fishing the Lake Leake fishing competition between the Launceston and Longford angling clubs on the weekend but he caught a prize a bit bigger than he thought when he landed one of the $2 000 trout from the Tasmanian Tagged Trout Promotion.  Rodney headed up on Friday with his mate Geoff. They...

Willow Warriors at work on the Tyenna River
Sept. 12, 2022

Latest Willow Warriors news

Thanks to all who came out to the recent Willow Warrior working bee. The warriors spent time performing follow-up treatment on willows and maintenance on a revegetated site on the Tyenna River at Westerway. The Willow Warriors will be back out on the river on Friday the 30th of September. If you would like to...

Steve and Jo Starling
Sept. 8, 2022


Miena is gearing up for a big weekend in the middle of October with the return of the Great Lake Tie In – an event that brings together fly tyers to show off their skills in this intricate art. The Great Lake Tie in will be on Saturday 15 October. As part of the weekend’s...

Sept. 1, 2022

Closure of Bridgewater boat ramp

New Bridgewater Bridge Project – closure of Bridgewater boat ramp and jetty to enable construction To enable the construction of the new Bridgewater Bridge, the Bridgewater boat ramp and jetty was closed on Monday, 22 August 2022. Anglers can use the Millbrook Rise (New Norfolk), Austins Ferry or Old Beach boat ramps. The closure ensures...