January 2023 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Wild brown trout
Jan. 30, 2023

Officers report good trout fishing over Australia Day long weekend

Over the Australia Day long weekend Fisheries Officers patrolled a wide range of inland waters. Lots of people took the opportunity to get away camping. Despite periods of strong wind anglers had some enjoyable fishing. Some large brown trout were caught in Lake Crescent. Trolling shallow diving lures in the 80-120mm range was best. The...

Keep an eye out for a winning tagged trout.
Jan. 19, 2023

Plenty of $2 000 tagged trout still to be caught.

So far there have been 12 winning tagged trout caught this fishing season with the lucky anglers receiving $2 000. This means there are still plenty more out there to be caught.  Winning tagged trout have been caught from the following waters this fishing season: Arthurs Lake x 2 Briseis Mine Hole x 1 Bronte...

Willow Warriors at work on the Tyenna River
Jan. 16, 2023

Happy new year Willow Warriors

Hello Willow Warriors, and happy new year! We are ready to go with another year of willow control and hope you are excited to get back out on the Tyenna River. We will be meeting once a month (twice in February). We are putting on a lunch for our first working bee back to say...

Steve and Jo Starling at Liawenee
Jan. 12, 2023

Wild rainbow trout management at Liawenee

Steve and Jo Starling recently visited Liawenee Canal to check out the wild rainbow trout spawning run from yingina/Great Lake and talk about the management of this valuable fishery. To see what they saw check out their video on wild rainbow trout management Liawenee  For more great fishing related videos go to Starlo Gets Reel...

Jan. 4, 2023

Upgrade works at Lake Rowallan

Upgrade works at Rowallan power station from 9 Jan 2023 to Jan 2024 may lead to temporary closures of Lake Rowallan and Lake Parangana campgrounds and boat ramps if water levels rise significantly. Traffic impacts may also occur during the upgrade and access to Rowallan dam will be closed to ensure the public is kept...