Stories from the IFS website (since 4 June 2013).

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Lake Barrington to fall below its notification level of 119.42m

In advance of a major outage at the Paloona Power station Lake Barrington will be draw down to its normal minimum operating level of 116.59 m; this is 5.33 m below the full supply level of the lake. ...

Regulation changes for the 2013/14 angling season

Several changes have been made this season to the rules and regulations governing the freshwater recreational fishery. An overview of these changes is outlined below. Anglers should check the ...

Meadowbank Lake refilled as Hydro Tasmania's works are completed

Meadowbank Lake is once again open to angling. One of two lake fisheries open all year round in the south of the state, it has been off line for two months as a fishery whilst it was drained for ...

MAST has recently completed the upgrade of the camping ground boat ramp on Lake Burbury

Taking advantage of the recent low level of the lake, the new 64 metre long ramp will aid the launching and retrieving of trailer boats down to a level of 7.00 metres below full supply. The ...

Brushy Lagoon stocked with salmon

Today (5 June 2013) the IFS stocked Brushy Lagoon with 230 Atlantic salmon. The fish were donated by Petuna Aquaculture and average four kilograms. This will be welcome news for those wishing to ...

Busy time as brown trout are stocked out into several key fisheries

As is usual for this time of year the IFS has been transferring brown trout from the spawning run at Liawenee to other waters throughout the state. The biggest transfers have been completed at Four ...

River Leven stocked with adult brown trout

Tuesday 4 June 2013 the IFS stocked 300 adult brown trout fresh from the spawning run at Liawenee into the River Leven. The fish were released at Bannons Park on the Gunns Plains Road. A good turnout ...

Would you like to win this boat package?

Buy a full season or five season angling licence for the 2013 – 2014 angling season before the 30 November 2013 and you will go in the draw to win this boat package valued at over $22,000.* The ...

Tim Farrell

Senior Fisheries Management Officer
Fisheries Management and Planning
Inland Fisheries Service
17 Back River Rd.
New Norfolk Tasmania 7140
(03) 6261 8035
0439 617 680

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