May 2017 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

May 17, 2017

New security update for the Infish App

Recently the Infish smartphone app was upgraded to improve security and even though IFS does not collect any personal data the upgrade is still essential for all app users. Until now we have been running both versions of the app as there are still 5% of users on the old version. The time has come...

Yummy trout recipes. Learn how to cook them at Trout weekend.
May 16, 2017

Delicious dishes at Trout Weekend 2017

Ever been stuck for a way to cook trout? Come along to Trout Weekend to discover (and taste!) some delicious ways to prepare your catch. All demonstrations are free. Chef Christina Sharpe will be showing you how to whip up: • Tea smoked trout • Poached trout using 3 different poaching liquids (olive oil, white...

Kids love trout fishing
May 15, 2017

Calling all junior anglers – come & try your luck at Trout Weekend!

The ever-popular junior angling pond will be part of Trout Weekend once again this year. Fishcare volunteers will be on hand to provide advice, hints and tips for junior anglers (under 14 years) to help them try and catch a trout. Each junior angler will be allowed to fish for 10 minutes before moving on...

The repaired break wall
May 15, 2017

Repairs to Woods Lake break wall

The IFS has undertaken repairs to the break wall at Woods Lake boat ramp. The break wall was constructed in 2011 to provide protection to the boat ramp. Over time wave action and fluctuating lake levels have eroded the break wall which had partially collapsed. Additional rock armour has been placed to repair the wall...

Members of the carp team with Minister Jeremy Rockliff (third from front left) and IMAS Senior Research Fellow Sean Tracey (forth from right) who was the independent reviewer for the workshop.
May 12, 2017

Carp Workshop 2017

The Carp Management Program (the Program) held its yearly workshop on 10May. We looked over the past year's work and started planning for the coming year. Dr. Sean Tracey, a Senior Research Fellow from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, provided an independent review of the workshop and helped develop the plan for the...