March 2013 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

The works at Pumphouse Bay at Arthurs Lake are close to completion.
March 25, 2013

Arthurs Lake Pumphouse Bay works progressing on schedule

Transend advise that contractors have completed the major works outside the yard at Pumphouse Bay boat ramp. The carpark / boat ramp area has been tidied up and contractors will monitor the reinstated area for any settling and rectify where required. Overall the results has been a bonus for boat ramp users as some embankment...

March 19, 2013

March long weekend 2013 compliance report

During the long weekend period commencing Friday 8 March 2013 until Monday 11 March 2013 general fishery compliance patrols were conducted across the Central Highlands by Fisheries Officers in conjunction with Tasmania Police (Liawenee) and Wildlife Rangers. Whilst there was a focus on fisheries activities, wildlife, trespass and traffic offenses were also investigated. Waters patrolled...

One of the new relocated stiles on the Huon River.
March 18, 2013

Huon River Anglers Access maintenance

The IFS has recently completed maintenance to Anglers Access infrastructure on the Huon River around Judbury. Stiles have been relocated and realigned to address recent changes in land tenure and fencing. These changes will provide improved access to the Huon River particularly downstream from the bridge at Judbury and from North Huon Road. Summer flow...

Commencement of the Lake Fergus walking route at Little Pine Lagoon dam wall car park.
March 18, 2013

Little Pine Lagoon to Lake Fergus walking route information and entry conditions

The Inland Fisheries Service and Parks and Wildlife Service have recently completed installation of signs and track markers on the Little Pine Lagoon to Lake Fergus walking route in Tasmania’s rugged Central Highlands. A walking route does not mean that a formed track exists for the entirety of the walk therefore experienced walkers only should...

The boat ramp at Huntsman Lake is above the current water level, rendering it unusable.
March 12, 2013

Huntsman Lake boat ramp closed until further notice

Tasmanian Irrigation have announced that due to low water levels the boat ramp at Huntsman Lake will be closed until further notice. Due to low inflows and high demand for water for irrigation the current lake level means that the water level is below the bottom extent of the boat ramp.