August 2023 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Woods Lake car park upgrade
Aug. 4, 2023

Woods Lake upgrades for the new season

The Inland Fisheries Service has worked with Sustainable Timber Tasmania to improve camping and access at Woods Lake. This includes expansion of the existing boat ramp car park to cater for the number of vehicles and boat trailers at peak periods. Upgrades have been made to six formed vehicle tracks and 14 camping sites have been...

Fat rainbow trout ready for anglers to catch
Aug. 3, 2023

Fish released for the new fishing season

Over 5000 rainbow trout were released into Meadowbank Lake today. These fat fish will provide some great fishing. In the past few weeks rainbow trout have been released into waters close to population centres including Lake Kara, Brushy Lagoon, Lake Dulverton and Craigbourne Lake. This compliments the transfer of thousands of wild adult brown trout...

Aug. 1, 2023

Hydro Tasmania updates ahead of trout fishing season

A reminder to check Hydro Tasmania alerts before embarking on a fishing trip. The following alerts will be of particular interest: Woods Lake Hydro Tasmania continues to monitor a non-toxic blue-green algae bloom at Woods Lake. While the bloom is non-toxic, direct contact or consumption of blue-green algae can pose a health risk. People are...

Infish Angler Diary is available on your mobile device.
Aug. 1, 2023

Infish Angler Diary - help manage your fishery.

The Inland Fisheries Service is committed to obtaining accurate information that enables active management of the trout fishery. An angler diary has long been recognised as a way that anglers can record where, when and how they have fished. This enables them to reflect, gather information and build knowledge that they can use to plan...