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  Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Election provides a chance for Moreton Bay Fishing Haven

With an election looming in Queensland, now is your chance to influence a major change for recreational fishing in the state!
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  Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Shoalhaven Recreational Fishing Reef

The Minister for Primary Industries recently announced that the Department of Primary Industries will be deploying an offshore recreational fishing reef in the Shoalhaven area to increase recreational fishing opportunities.
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  Thursday, 15 January 2015

New Rules for Fresh Water Anglers in QLD

Look out for new rules coming in February for fresh water fishing if you're in QLD!
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  Thursday, 8 January 2015

Rock fishing is 3.1 times riskier than swimming.

As we begin 2015, Surf Life Saving Australia has looked back on 2014, to a year where Rock Fishing was declared as the most dangerous activity you can do on the coast.
News > Fishing
  Saturday, 3 January 2015

What's worse than being in the water with a shark?

This unfortunate situation was realized by a Victorian man earlier this week after he was taken to hospital with some pretty serious wounds to his upper thigh.
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  Sunday, 28 December 2014

Recreational Fishing to Continue off Cape Byron

In a quietly released statement from the NSW Government this week, Recreational fishing will continue from the popular Cape Byron and Tyagarah Beach in Byron Bay, NSW.
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  Sunday, 28 December 2014

Haines Signature Introduces Carbon Kevlar in 2015

Haines Signature Boats, manufacturers of Australia's best-built boats, is extremely proud to announce a class-leading, technological addition to their manufacturing process.
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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.
News > Fishing
  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.
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  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.

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.

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

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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