October 2023 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Oct. 27, 2023

Inland Fisheries Service Annual Report 2022-23

Check out the activities we have undertaken over the past year in the Inland Fisheries Annual Report 2022-23 Front cover artwork by Trevor Hawkins

Parking area extension Talbots Lagoon
Oct. 23, 2023

Talbots Lagoon access upgrades

An extension to the parking area has been completed at Talbots Lagoon. Increasing popularity at Talbots over the past few seasons had seen the limited parking facilities become quite crowded on busy days. In partnership with Forico, IFS engaged Civilscape Contracting to complete the car park extension. This involved removing a small amount of plantation...

Fishing platform Risdon Brook Dam
Oct. 18, 2023

Freshwater fishing opportunities for anglers with disabilities

Anglers with disabilities and mobility issues often have difficulty finding fishing spots. The IFS recommends a number of locations that may be suitable depending on your specific restrictions and available assistance. There are purpose built platforms at Risdon Brook Dam that are specifically designed and reserved for anglers with a disability. Other options in the...

Oct. 16, 2023

Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund

Dear Donors and Supporters, I am writing to inform you that at the recent AGM of the Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund (FHIF) the Trustees agreed to wind up the Charity. This decision was made reluctantly. Since the inception of the FHIF it has proven difficult to find people to govern the charity and do the...

Oct. 14, 2023

Expressions of interest for the Inland Fisheries Advisory Council

Inland Fisheries Act 1995 INLAND FISHERIES ADVISORY COUNCIL The Minister for Primary Industries and Water seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the Inland Fisheries Advisory Council (IFAC) in the following categories: a person who holds an angling licence representing the northern area a person who holds an angling licence representing...