SHELLFISH HEALTH ALERT EXTENDED AGAIN

A public health alert against eating wild shellfish from southern waters now extends across the D'Entrecasteaux Channel to South Bruny Island.

Due to the continued spread of a toxic algal bloom, Tasmanians are advised not to eat wild shellfish from:

IFS Trout Weekend

Hi all, the weather is predicted to be cold, but it is always fun. Zero to seven is what my weather man says with clearing showers. Westerly winds are what they say, but mostly under 25 kph. Chance of rain is only 5% so it looks good. Rug up and come on up.
We have a few goodies for sale and they are a fantastic bargain. You can pick up a stainless steel floating fillet knife, 7 compartment tackle box, poster, Groper bandana and a couple of magazines for $10. This is over $50 in value and the stock is limited.


 

Across Agency Co-operation Saves Fish and Wildlife

Two compliance incidents this week demonstrate the effectiveness of across agency enforcement operations. The issues affected and involved both the Parks and Wildlife Service and the Inland Fisheries Service, and resulted in the protection of native fauna and recreational fishing species. This is good news for anglers and the Tasmanian community.

Electric Fence Insulator Upgrade

Over the past month, the Inland Fisheries Service has been gradually upgrading electric fence insulators on river access projects across the State.

New Seaward Limit Signage for the Huon River

The Inland Fisheries Service has recently installed new posts and signs locating the seaward limit on the Huon River.

Obstructing a Boat Ramp – Don’t Do This!

It’s the responsibility of all anglers to respect the rights of other anglers and freshwater recreational users. Preventing other boating anglers from using a boat ramp at a public inland water is not only disrespectful behaviour, it is prohibited by law and may cost the perpetrator more than a social rebuff by fellow anglers.

DPIPWE Fishing News May 2012

Welcome to the May edition of Fishing News from the Wild Fisheries Management Branch of DPIPWE updating you on what's happening in Tasmania's sea fisheries.

MAST and Boat dealers at Agfest

Boating in Tasmania continues to grow at an astounding rate with the recent “Boatwise” publication being sent to in excess of 50,000 Tasmanian boaties. This means around 10% of the population are involved directly in boating by way of either owning a boat or holding a licence.

News from the IFS

Blue Green Algae Awareness over Summer

Increasing water temperature at Woods Lake make it susceptible to blooms of blue green algae

The Latest from the IFS 29/10/2011

Woods Lake road maintenance continues
Newly graded and levelled section of Woods Lake road
Maintenance work commenced on Woods Lake Road last week as part of an ongoing commitment by the Inland Fisheries Service. The road was upgraded before the opening of the angling season last year and was in need of further maintenance this season. The worst section between Arthurs Lake and Paradise Plains has now been graded and levelled, and more work will be undertaken on additional sections of the road in November in conjunction with improvements to the Woods Lake boat ramp.

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