July 2017 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Dam Wall boat ramp at Lake Echo
July 6, 2017

Repairs to the Dam Wall boat ramp are complete at Lake Echo

Hydro Tasmania have completed repairs to the Dam Wall boat ramp at Lake Echo. Up under the edges of the boat ramp rock has been compacted and a larger rock placed and tied in with concrete. This will prevent erosion and the undermining of the ramp.

A larger spotted galaxias from Penstock Lagoon
July 4, 2017

Penstock Lagoon – Native fish do it well

We recently surveyed the native fish in Penstock Lagoon. Both the Shannon paragalaxias and the spotted galaxias are doing well, in terms of numbers and recruitment of young fish. Penstock Lagoon contains three species of native fish the Shannon paragalaxias, the Great Lake paragalaxias, and the spotted galaxias. The survey last week showed the Shannon...

One of the Atlantic salmon released into Lake Barrington yesterday with Paul Middleton.
July 4, 2017

Monster Atlantic salmon stocked into Lake Barrington

We have had reports of whales seen at Lake Barrington! Yesterday we stocked 150 monster salmon into the water with an average weight of six kilograms. The largest fish in the release were heavier than nine kilograms! With most fishing in the state quiet through the winter months, it is fantastic to provide anglers with...