March 2023 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

March 23, 2023

Western Lakes track closure extended

Works to upgrade the Lake Kay and Double Lagoon tracks in the Western Lakes is progressing well with gravelling and grading underway on both tracks. The tracks will remain closed until Tuesday 28th March. Please follow all signs and speed limits. Anglers will experience improved access when the works are completed. Your patience is appreciated.

March 22, 2023

Have your say on Tarraleah’s future

Hydro Tasmania is progressing its assessment of a new future for the Tarraleah hydropower scheme. Tarraleah is an important part of the Battery of the Nation project which is about upgrading the existing hydropower system and adding new pumped hydro in the future.  Hydro Tasmania has now started the Federal Government environmental approvals process relating...

March 21, 2023

Stocking Report 2022

The Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) 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...

Barges to be used at Lake Leake
March 20, 2023

Lake Leake boat ramp closure

The Lake Leake boat ramp will be closed from 12.00 mid day Monday 27th March 2023 until 0900 am Tuesday 28th March. Sub41 Construction Management and Tas Divers Group will be loading out construction equipment using the Lake Leake boat ramp and associated car park on the above mentioned days.  For safety reasons, the area...

March 16, 2023

Western Lakes track work update

Works to upgrade the Lake Kay and Double Lagoon tracks in the Western Lakes is progressing well with new culverts and drainage completed and major potholes filled. Gravelling and grading has commenced on the Double Lagoon track. Rain and snow delayed the works which will now be completed on or about 24th March. The tracks will...