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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.
Jan 08, 2014

Winner of the IFS licence promotion boat package receives his prize

Yesterday (8 January 2013) the Minister for Fisheries, Deputy Premier Bryan Green and Director of Inland Fisheries, John Diggle were in South Spreyton to present the winner of the IFS licence ...

Jan 08, 2014

Winners of the December junior licence holder prize draw

Congratulations to Toby Murray from Devonport. Toby is the December winner of the junior licence holder monthly draw for the 2013/2014 season. We hope Toby takes advantage of the fine weather at ...

Jan 06, 2014

Circular Head Landcare Group: important notes for fishermen – Ricegrass program 2014

Ricegrass is an invasive species which colonises mudflats and estuaries. It clogs up channels, and destroys habitat for wader birds and breeding grounds for fish such as flat-head and flounder. It ...

Jan 01, 2014

Salmon Ponds closed due to high winds (2nd January 2014)

The Director of Inland Fisheries Service, John Diggle, has closed the Salmon Ponds at Plenty today (2/1/2014) due to high winds and falling trees on the grounds. The adjacent restaurant will remain ...

Dec 23, 2013

Arthurs Lake baseline survey 2013

During late September 2013 the IFS conducted a survey of Arthurs Lake's brown trout population. This survey will provide the baseline against which future management activities will be assessed. A ...