Members can see more Boards, Topics, Picture Galleries, Videos, Games and more. Register NOW...
Recent Pictures (List All)

Rating: (None)
Views: 19
Comments (0)

Rating: (None)
Views: 15
Comments (0)

Rating: (None)
Views: 10
Comments (0)

Rating: (None)
Views: 17
Comments (0)
* *

Author Topic: Lake Pedder remains redfin perch free  (Read 833 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Member

  • Administrator
  • Legend Member
  • *****
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 2
  • -Receive: 367
  • Posts: 1726
  • Liked: 70
  • Karma: 374
  • Sweetwater Fishing Fanatic
  • View Gallery
Lake Pedder remains redfin perch free
« on: May 02, 2016, 04:01:42 PM »
Lake Pedder remains redfin perch free

After a recent reported sighting, in late April Inland Fisheries staff investigated the presence of redfin perch (Perca fluviatilis) in Lake Pedder.  Two main sites were surveyed; the western shore from the Lake Pedder Wilderness Lodge boat ramp and the Hermit basin from McPartlan’s Pass boat ramp. Using the electroboat a range of habitats were shocked including shallow and steep rocky banks, large patches of baumea grass, strap weed, submerged weed beds, as well as heavily snagged areas with sunken and fallen timber. The depths surveyed ranged from 0.3m to 5m, with an average water temperature of around 13.6oC. After focused electrofishing of these areas for over 4 ½ hours no signs of any redfin perch were found. Instead, numerous quality brown trout were captured ranging in size from 130 to 400mm, as well as climbing galaxias (Galaxias brevipinnis).

Remember the Lake Pedder is open all year and with the quality of the trout that were seen in the recent survey will provide some good angling opportunities.

If you do think you see a sighting of a redfin perch or any other introduced fish species where they should not be in please contact the IFS as soon as possible on 1300 INFISH or email Infish@ifs.tas.gov.au.
Source: Lake Pedder remains redfin perch free


Sweetwater Fishing Home http://www.sweetwaterfishing.com.au

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
2 Replies
4288 Views
Last post July 20, 2011, 09:35:58 AM
by Member
0 Replies
1015 Views
Last post March 03, 2015, 10:34:33 PM
by Member
0 Replies
901 Views
Last post April 20, 2016, 04:01:10 PM
by Member
0 Replies
726 Views
Last post July 29, 2016, 10:01:18 AM
by Member
0 Replies
373 Views
Last post March 26, 2018, 10:22:22 AM
by Member

Classifieds

Knols Lures

Price: $90.00
Bids 3
Comments (0)

Shopping


Price:
Rating: (None)
Comments ()

Upcoming Events, Fishing Competitions, Shows, Expos etc.....


Upcoming Events