April 2024 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Rex Campbell with a nice Lake Crescent brown trout
April 23, 2024

Most inland waters close but there are still opportunities to fish through winter.

Most brown trout waters close at 11.59 pm on Sunday 28 April 2024.  A number of inland waters around Tasmania are still open. Refer to the Tasmanian Inland Fishing Code 2023-24 (ifs.tas.gov.au) or go to the Infish app 2.0 to see where you can fish through autumn and into winter.

Tasmania Police
April 23, 2024

Access to Lake Barrington Rowing Centre Area

Tasmanian Police advise the road into the Lake Barrington rowing centre will be temporarily closed to the public to allow for a training exercise. The road will be closed at the top gate. Closure Timeline: Wednesday 24 April 2024 from 1pm; until Friday 25 April 2024 at 10 am. Sunday 29 April 2024 from 3pm; until...

Boat ramp closure notification
April 23, 2024

Boat Ramp Closure yingina/Great Lake

Hydro Tasmania has advised that due to low water levels at yingina/Great Lake the boat ramps at Brandum Bay, Cramps Bay and Swan Bay will be closed until further notice. Please do not attempt to use these boat ramps. If you wish to launch your boat please use the alternative launch sites at Tods Corner...

Trimming vegetation Pillans/Julians Track
April 22, 2024

Pillans/Julians Track maintenance

The Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) has completed trimming vegetation on the Pillans/Julians Track from Little Split Rock to Julians Lake to maintain the 4x4 access track.   The Pillans/Julians Track is one of only three 4x4 tracks within the iconic Western Lakes fishery.  Working under authority of Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS), extreme care was taken by the IFS to ensure...

Tooms Lake burn area map
April 22, 2024

Tooms Lake fuel reduction burn

Fuel Reduction Burn Tooms Lake - Tooms Lake Conservation Area                                         Tuesday 23 April 2024 Weather permitting, (and if burn conditions are suitable), the Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a fuel reduction burn on...