Presented from Issue 108, February 2014
Michal Rybka shares some useful trout techniques that he discovered on a recent trip to the Canadian wilderness.
For the third time now, I have been fortunate enough to fish for trout and salmon in British Columbia, Canada.
The most recent trip was certainly the most enlightening, with lots learned. My experience started when I walked into one particular tackle store in the city of Vancouver. While the size of the shop was the first thing I noticed, I was more intrigued by what was on the shelves!Read more ...
All the latest news for the 2012-13 sea fishing season from the Recreational Fisheries Section of DPIPWE.
|Community Fishing Forums|
Community Fishing Forums are being held in the north and north west of the State next week. The dates are St Helens - 18 March, Launceston - 19 March and Devonport - 20 March. More details on the attached flyer.
Come along to hear talks on Tasmania's recreational and commercial fisheries, participate in panel discussions and enjoy fishing gear demonstrations, responsible fishing advice and a barbeque with Fishcare.
Community Fishing Forums
Please feel free to distribute the attached flyer for Community Fishing Forums being held in the Northern part of the state in March. The concept is being trialled and if there is sufficient interest we will conduct similar forums in the South at a later date.
MAST on Facebook
This just a quick message to let you know MAST has hit the year running and we are now on FACEBOOK
Angler's Association Supports Fire Appeal
The Corralinn Fly Fishing & Casting Association recently convened a sausage sizzle as a means of supporting the Tasmanian Fire Relief Appeal. This was performed by courtesy of Bunnings Launceston. 14 members assisted working in shifts throughout the day. Through the generosity of a great public a profit of $1500 was achieved which was duly forwarded to the fund.
Recreational Fishery Closures (from http://www.dpiw.tas.gov.au/inter.nsf/WebPages/SWIS-92A3LJ?open )
The area closed to commercial and recreational rock lobster fishing on Tasmania’s east coast has been increased to include waters from Eddystone Point to Waterhouse Island.
Situation report on East Coast Algal Event Emergency Closures 19/12/2012
A situation update dated 20 December is now available on the Emergency Fishery Closures webpage at www.fishing.tas.gov.au.
Situation report on East Coast Algal Event Emergency Closures
A situation update dated 13 December is now available on the Emergency Fishery Closures webpage at www.fishing.tas.gov.au. Eddystone Point to the southern end of Marion Bay remains closed to recreational rock lobster fishing i.e no change to the closure for rock lobster. The recreational abalone fishery in the area will be opened from 14 December 2012.
Situation report on East Coast Algal Event Emergency Closures
A situation update dated 7 December is now available on the Emergency Fishery Closures webpage at www.fishing.tas.gov.au.
Public Health Contacts
East Coast Closures 29/11/2012
An update from DPIPWE on the emergency closure of part of the east coast of Tasmania to recreational rock lobster and abalone fishing.
An update on the closure issued on 29 November, and the FAQs and answers can be found on the Emergency Fishery Closures webpage at www.fishing.tas.gov.au.
Recreational Fishery Closures - East Coast
Part of the east coast of Tasmania has been closed to recreational rock lobster and abalone fishing from midnight, Thursday 22 November 2012. The affected area is from Eddystone Point in the north to Marion Bay in the south (see map below).
Latest News from the IFS 9/11/2012
Here are some of the latest news stories from the IFS. To see the full story click your mouse over the title. There have been a number of stockings over the last month, go to the stocking data base to see details.
Fishcare Calendar of Events
Fishcare Volunteers from the Northern, North-West and Southern regions attend fishing and community events around the state. Check the calendar below to find when they'll be at a fishing show or school fair near you.
Statewide Training - Marine Discovery Centre
Fishcare training sessionThe Wild Fisheries Management Branch recently conducted a pre-recreational fishing season training weekend for Fishcare volunteers on 12-13 October 2012.
More salmon stocked at Craigbourne Dam and Meadowbank Lake
Craigbourne Dam and Meadowbank Lake have had over 1200 salmon stocked into each during the last month. The IFS stocked another 600 Atlantic salmon into Craigbourne Dam and Meadowbank Lake. The fish were donated by Tassal and average 2.5 kilograms.
GFAA ELECTS TASMANIAN ANGLER AS NEW PRESIDENT.
The Game Fishing Association of Australia (GFAA) has elected the Hobart- based angler Brett Cleary to the Presidency of the organisation in its 75th year as the national administration body for the sport of game fishing in the country.
2012-2013 Sea Fishing Season News from DPIPWE
Time to renew your licence
Sea Fishing Guide Available Online
The 2012-13 Recreational Sea Fishing Guide is now available online. You can pick up a copy of the Guide or buy your licence for the new season from Service Tasmania outlets from 15 October.
Tasmanian Carp Management Program 2011-12 Annual Report
Thanks to all that have assisted us over the past twelve months. Please find attached the Tasmanian Carp Management Program 2011-12 annual report.
Regards - Chris
Latest Stories from the IFS website
Tasmanian carp eradication program taken to the international stage
IFS Stocking News
Lake Kara was stocked today with 450 Atlantic salmon averaging 2kg, the fish were donated by Saltas from Wayatinah.
Conference highlights rec fishing importance
21 Aug 2012 - By Jim Harnwell
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