Inland Fisheries Service News

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...

Tooms Lake camp ground and toilet
March 14, 2023

Tooms Lake camp ground upgrade

The Northern Midland Council and Inland Fisheries Service have recently completed upgrading the Tooms Lake camp ground. The $120,000 project was funded by the Recreational Camping and Fishing Facilities Program, Inland Fisheries Service and Northern Midlands Council and project managed by Council. The project includes a new parking area for boat trailers, a foreshore walking path from...

March 10, 2023

Non-toxic blue-green algal bloom in Woods Lake

Hydro Tasmania have detected blue-green algae at Woods Lake. Please visit Alerts for visitors ( for more