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Welcome to Inland Fisheries, Tasmania

Our mission is to manage Tasmania's inland fishery for the benefit of all anglers, the Tasmanian community and future generations

Latest News

This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Dec 23, 2012

Seasons greetings from the Inland Fisheries Service

Tight lines and safe fishing to all licensed anglers from the IFS. ...

Dec 17, 2012

Boosting the population of an endangered species

Over the past seven years the Inland Fisheries Service has been transferring captured Paragalaxias mesotes from Arthurs Lake to Woods Lake in an effort to boost the population in Woods Lake. ...

Dec 16, 2012

Imported marron seized by Quarantine Tasmania

On Friday 14 December 2012 Quarantine Tasmania seized a shipment of live marron (Cherax tenuimanus) that was imported by a Hobart restaurant. Marron and all species of the genus Cherax are prohibited ...

Dec 16, 2012

Gunns Marsh Rd and Jonah Bay campground reopen

The Gunns Marsh Rd and Jonah Bay campground which have been closed by the Poatina road fire have been now reopened. The fire has burnt 8,500 hectares since it was first detected on the 29th of ...

Dec 12, 2012

Tagged trout caught in Lake Burbury Fishing Competition

In support of the Queenstown Anglers Club's Lake Burbury Fishing competition for 2012 the IFS released five tagged brown trout, each with a prize of $100 if captured. Of the five fish released one ...