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Latest News

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Jun 10, 2016

Anglers Access infrastructure damaged in Tasmanian floods

The devastating floods that have struck much of Tasmania are likely to have caused significant damage to Anglers Access infrastructure on northern rivers. Inland Fisheries staff will be out and ...

Jun 08, 2016

Warning to boaters - Hydro Tasmania update

Hydro Tasmania, Marine and Safety Tasmania and the Inland Fisheries Service are warning Tasmanians to avoid inland boating during the current flooding and extreme weather. Many of Hydro Tasmania’s ...

Jun 05, 2016

Seek and destroy carp

Winter is here and despite cool conditions that are not helpful to carp fishing, the IFS team is looking for opportunities to get the remaining 3% of carp out of Lake Sorell. Low water temperatures ...

Jun 05, 2016

Trevallyn catchment release – Hydro Tasmania update

Due to heavy rain in the Trevallyn catchment over the past 48 hours Hydro Tasmania is forecasting Lake Trevallyn to go on spill in the next 12 hours. In preparation for this Hydro Tasmania will be ...

Jun 03, 2016

Investing to support boaters and anglers at yingina/Great Lake

A new boat launching ramp has been developed to help recreational boaters and anglers enter yingina/Great Lake at lower water levels. Hydro Tasmania and the Inland Fisheries Service have developed ...