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Inland Fisheries Service News

Sept. 4, 2020

Brushy Lagoon algal bloom has cleared

The Meander Valley Council advise that recent water sampling indicates that the recent algal bloom has cleared and the water has returned to normal. The Caution Notices have been removed from the Dam Wall and Boat Ramp. This improvement in water quality is likely to see an improvement in the fishing also.

Camden Dam is full
Sept. 3, 2020

Camden Dam update

IFS officers recently visited Camden Dam and were happy to see the water lapping on top of the spillway. With recent rains in the states north, the lake is full and been fishing well for shore based lure anglers.  We are excited about the future prospects of this beautiful fishery. Having many inflowing streams, it won’t...

Sept. 3, 2020

Lake Barrington Nature Recreation Area temporary closure

A temporary closure, for maintenance, is planned for the Lake Barrington Nature Recreation Area. The reserve will be closed from 17:00hrs Monday 7th September until 10:30hrs Friday 11th September. Parks and Wildlife regret any inconvenience this may cause, but thank you for your assistance. For further enquiries contact Phone 64643014

One of the five $10 000 tagged trout that are still waiting to be caught
Aug. 27, 2020

No better time to Trout fish Tasmania

The trout fishing season has started really well.  We received our wish and have had some good rainfall on the eastern side of the State to compliment winter rain on the Central Highlands. As expected Lake Leake continued on from last season and is fishing very well. Lots of anglers headed there for the opening...

Aug. 20, 2020

Get your angling licence working for you with this great offer from Thousand Lakes Lodge

Dear IFS license holders, With holiday-at-home being the travel theme for Tasmanians this year, Thousand Lakes Lodge is pleased to offer you a pampering start fishing the Western Lakes this season. Enjoy up to 25% discount across our full range of lodge accommodation and all-in packages simply by entering this exclusive Promotional Code: IFS2020SPRING when you make...