October 2018 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Young families enjoyed fishing at Miena Lodge Dam as part of Gone Fishing Day 2018
Oct. 15, 2018

Big weekend of fishing activities

This weekend was full of freshwater fishing activities. It all kicked off with Talk trout Tasmania held at the Great Lake Community Centre, Miena on Friday night. Anglers had the chance to meet IFS staff, learn about hot fishery topics and ask questions. Saturday saw the Great Lake Tie In, once again in Miena. A...

Oct. 9, 2018

Application open to the Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund

The Fisheries Habitat Improvement Fund is calling for submissions for grant funding. Projects need to: Improve fresh water habitat. Prevent deterioration of freshwater habitat. Demonstrate tangible environmental benefit. Funding is available to groups, organisations or individuals for projects up to a total of $60 000. Applications close 1 February 2019 with funding available from 1 July...

The cover of the latest Carp Management Program quarterly report July - September 2018
Oct. 5, 2018

Carp Management Program Quarterly Report July Sept 2018

During July to September the carp fishing effort continued. We set nets around transmitter fish and on known carp structures like rocky reefs in deep water. For the first time since 2009, we did not catch any carp between July and September. Looking ahead to this season, we hope to catch the few remaining carp...

The Great Lake Tie-In 2018 flyer
Oct. 5, 2018

Great Lake Tie In

As part of the lead up to the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019, fly tying and fishing clubs of Tasmania present the Great Lake Tie-In (GLTI). There are a range of activities planned for the weekend of Friday 12 to Sunday 14 October. On Friday 12 October at 7.30 pm, the Inland Fisheries Service will...

Sign at liawenee indicating that the Nineteen Lagoons gate is open
Oct. 2, 2018

Gate to Nineteen Lagoons open

We have received information that the gate into the Nineteen Lagoons has now been opened. With the settled, overcast weather forecast for the next few days and coming weekend it should be a good place to find a wild brown trout. This opens up easy access to Double Lagoon, Lake Ada, Lake Kay and the...