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Swimming through a minefield - Fishing News
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Swimming through a minefield

Ever wondered what it looks like when 30,000 people go ice fishing on one lake? You probably haven't wondered; but just in case you did, it looks like this.

Pirtek Fishing Challenge - Fishing News
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Pirtek Fishing Challenge

Last year it raised a whopping $130,000 for Prostate Cancer, and it's back once again to live up to it's title of the biggest fishing event in Australia. The Pirtek Fishing Challenge! Entries are now open, and for just $20, you too can join the effort thi

Election provides a chance for Moreton Bay Fishing Haven - Fishing News
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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!

Shoalhaven Recreational Fishing Reef - Fishing News
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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.

New Rules for Fresh Water Anglers in QLD - Fishing News
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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!

Rock fishing is 3.1 times riskier than swimming. - Fishing News
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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.

What's worse than being in the water with a shark? - Fishing News
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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.

Recreational Fishing to Continue off Cape Byron - Fishing News
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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.

Haines Signature Introduces Carbon Kevlar in 2015 - Fishing News
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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.

18yr old fatally attacked by shark while spear fishing. - Fishing News
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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.

Recreational Fishery Opening in TAS Targetting Swordfish - Fishing News
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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.

Victorian Angler fined for Fishing License Scam! - Fishing News
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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.

How to flush your outboard - Fishing News
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How to flush your outboard

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

Inland Waterway Safety - Fishing News
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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

This scary lookin' fish is even scarier than you thought! - Fishing News
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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.

Electro Fishing - the friendly way to fish... - Fishing News
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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

MorningTide Debuts Extreme Fishing Web Series - Fishing News
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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.

New Bag limits for NSW Anglers - Fishing News
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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.

Heatwave responsible for depleting Fish stocks in WA - Fishing News
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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. - Fishing News
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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! - Fishing News
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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! - Fishing News
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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.

Giganta-Groper in the Territory - Fishing News
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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.

SA plans to open Reservoirs for recreational fishing - Fishing News
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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? - Fishing News
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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 - Fishing News
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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