Inland Fisheries Service News

May 1, 2023

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

Most brown trout waters, closed at 11.59pm on Sunday 30 April 2022.  A number of waters around the state are still open. Refer to the Tasmanian Inland Fishing Code 2022-23 or go to the Infish app 2.0 to see where you can fish through winter. The wild brown trout spawning run is underway and you will be able to...

Fun for all the family at Trout Weekend
April 24, 2023

Trout Weekend 23

Trout Weekend will be held at IFS Liawenee Field Station for 2023 on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May. Trout Weekend is an outdoor event celebrating the wild brown trout spawning run from yingina / Great Lake. Crowd favourites include wild brown trout ova stripping and live fish displays.  You will be able to talk...

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April 17, 2023

Little Pine Lagoon boat ramp upgrade postponed

The upgrade of the Little Pine Lagoon boat ramp has been postponed until summer/autumn 2024. This is due to higher than anticipated water levels in the lagoon and recent rainfall events.

A wild rainbow trout on its spawning migration in Liawenee Canal
April 14, 2023

Wild rainbow trout management report

The Inland Fisheries Service recognises the value of maintaining wild fisheries as they are best suited to our environment and provide a much sought-after angling experience. We only stock waters when wild populations are not adequately maintained by natural recruitment, and we use wild fish whenever possible. Stockings are guided by the Tasmanian Inland Recreational...

April 6, 2023

Biosecurity Advisory 19/2023 - Travelling or returning to Tasmania? Remember the Biosecurity Basics

If you are travelling this school holidays, it's important to make sure you know what you can and cannot bring to Tasmania to help keep our state biosecurity safe – Biosecurity Basics protect Tasmania! Tasmania has a strict biosecurity system in place to help protect our environment, primary industries, and way of life from the...