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  Thursday, 18 December 2014

18yr old fatally attacked by shark while spear fishing.

Title This week an 18 year old man was bitten by a shark while spearfishing off the QLD coast, later dying from his injuries.
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  Thursday, 11 December 2014

Recreational Fishery Opening in TAS Targetting Swordfish

In a bid to boost the Tasmanian Game Fishing Tourism industry, both the state and federal government are providing funding to local businesses in order to help them get started.
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  Friday, 5 December 2014

Victorian Angler fined for Fishing License Scam!

A Victorian Angler, Glenn Greene was this week fined $3000 for writing out his own Recreational Fishing Licenses in Victoria, after being mistakenly given 5000 blank licenses in 2013.
News > Fishing
  Thursday, 27 November 2014

How to flush your outboard

After a days boating it is important that you flush your outboard with fresh water to ensure its longevity.
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  Thursday, 27 November 2014

Inland Waterway Safety

In 2013-2014, Inland Waterways saw the highest number of drowning deaths (39%), compared to Swimming Pools (15%) and Beaches (13%). Overall, 266 people drowned in Australian waterways and 105 of these occurred in Inland Waterways (National Drowning Report
News > Fishing
  Thursday, 27 November 2014

This scary lookin' fish is even scarier than you thought!

"Ahhhhhh!" Now you immediately understand which fish we're talking about, but alas, the picture you're thinking of in your head (from Finding Nemo) is not quite a perfect rendition of the actual fish.
News > Fishing
  Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Electro Fishing - the friendly way to fish...

Electro Fishing uses an electrical current to 'stun' fish by sending an electric shock from a small Annode off the front of the boat, grounded to the boat itself. Any fish caught in between the two get a hefty zap, before they roll over, float to the surf
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  Wednesday, 12 November 2014

MorningTide Debuts Extreme Fishing Web Series

It's not every day you hear about fishing be classed as an extreme sport, but when it comes to the boys from Morning Tide, it just takes one look at what they do before you'll agree.
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  Thursday, 6 November 2014

New Bag limits for NSW Anglers

This week a couple of new rules came into effect for Anglers in NSW, with the Department of Primary Industries revising bag limits, and permitting certain types of Recreational fishing where it has been banned in the past.
News > Fishing
  Friday, 31 October 2014

Heatwave responsible for depleting Fish stocks in WA

After the devastating 'Marine Heatwave' that devastated WA's fish stocks in 2010-2011, forecasters are predicting a warmer than average summer once again.
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  Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Celebrities stand up for recreational fishing in Victoria.

This week five of fishings biggest names stood up to the local councils and Vic Fisheries in an attempt to re-zone Port Phillip bay to a recreational fishing haven.
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  Thursday, 16 October 2014

The one that got away, finally some proof!

"Spat the hook he did! Right as we pulled him out of the water". Said this guy, as the Black Marlin he thought he'd landed swam off into the distance. Only thing is, this time there was a GoPro (or some kind of camera) attached to the fishermans head, cap
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  Friday, 10 October 2014

Cops and Koori Kids Fishing Program teaches 200 kids!

The Cops and Koori Kids Fishing Program on the NSW coast has just had their 200th aboriginal child participate in their annual fishing workshop, run by the NSW Police Force, NSW DPI and Shoalhaven PCYC.
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  Friday, 3 October 2014

Giganta-Groper in the Territory

It seems as though the Northern Territory is the place to go this year for some out-of-the-ordinary encounters with nature. This week, Brad Hinks finds a massive, and we mean massive Queensland Groper near Darwin.
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  Thursday, 25 September 2014

SA plans to open Reservoirs for recreational fishing

On the back of South Australian Anglers copping new restrictions off the coast, local councils are floating the idea of opening up Baroota Reservoir at Port Germein, Bundaleer Reservoir near Spalding, the Tod Reservoir near Port Lincoln, Hindmarsh Valley

What's your last catch been eating?

Finding strange things hidden within fish guts isn't exactly a strange occurrence for the seasoned angler. But how often have you found something still living in there?

Artificial Reef off Coolangatta spawns new fishing Tournamen

The catch is, the reef isn't even there yet. The announcement of an 800 cubic meter artificial reef off Shoalhaven Heads (which is basically Coolanagatta on the NSW/QLD border) has sparked an all new fishing tournament, which hopes to attract nearly 300 a

Rock Fishing Fatality in Maroubra

A 40 year old man has died this week in Maroubra, after jumping into the water to retrieve a bucket. He was with a friend, but got into trouble.

Pre-Register for Australia's Biggest Fishing Event

It's the biggest charity fishing event in Australia, and last year raised a whopping $130,000 for Prostate Cancer. For just $20, you too can join the effort for next year!

Fishing West of the Bridge: A Warning to Sydney Anglers

Despite warning signs in several languages, The Department of Primary Industries in NSW are still finding anglers recreationally fishing in the waters West of Sydney Harbour Bridge, which for years have been banned from commercial fishing.
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