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Wet season build up at Lockhart River

The appeal of warm water and plenty of fish is enough to entice any angler. Jereme Lane braves the early wet season to fish Far North Queensland. I’d never heard of the … Continue reading

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Super trawler is back

Just when we all thought we were in the clear, the Super Trawler is back. AFMA has been asked for approval to use a ‘mothership’ to process, package and freeze … Continue reading

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Catching GT in the Maldives

Contribution from Eric Yow: His 1st time popping during a Maldives trip Picture 1,2&3 is a young GT around 7-8kg Reel: Daiwa Saltiga 4500 Rod: Saltiga Dorado PE4-6 Pic 4: … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Do you use these roads?

Look at the below letter and, if you recognise these roads or think you might use them to access fishing spots, please do something! See the letter here. Photo supplied: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8063/8229470198_289e07e771_z.jpg

January 16, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Closure of Cronulla Fisheries on hold!

The closure of Cronulla Fisheries will be put on hold after over 200 staff and supporters rallied against the ‘decentralisation’ outside Parliament House today. The St George and Sutherland Shire … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Act fast if you want to keep fishing

The NSW Council of Freshwater Angler says we may be about to lose access to more fresh water fishing in NSW. Our reporters Milly Brooks and Hannah Berzins have covered … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Burke confirms 2 year Super Trawler ban

The Federal Government has decided to impose a two-year ban on super trawlers, undermining plans by the operators of the Abel Tasman to begin commercial fishing, ABC news reports. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-11-19/supertrawler-decision/4380016

November 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Another hit for fishermen

Today the Newcastle Herald reports that $100 million in compensation will be offered to commercial fishers impacted by the new network of marine parks in Australia. According to Environment Minister … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Join the rally!

Rev Fred Nile has said he will do everything within his power to make sure Cronulla Fisheries stays open. Join the members of the Committee and employees in rallying for … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Another abalone bust: Will they learn?

After a 55-year-old man was sentenced to four years jail for abalone poaching, Milly Brooks thought this would send a clear message to anyone else wanting to poach abalone in … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 3 Comments

Backyard aquaponics on the rise

A pond in your backyard can produce plate-size, ready-to-eat fish while generating nutrients and water for a connecting veggie garden. It’s called backyard aquaponics and is a type of permaculture … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

A mulloway a day, if Fisheries have their way

A mulloway a day, if Fisheries have their way. Recreational fishers have once again been used as a scape goat by NSW Fisheries in a proposal to aid mulloway recovery. … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

US NGO enters the fight over Gladstone Harbour

While the Queensland state government does nothing to address the environmental disaster unfolding in Gladstone Harbour a US NGO, The Centre for Biological Diversity, is doing what it can from … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Fish shrinking due to global warming

A recent study has revealed that by the year 2050 the size of the worlds fish will have shrunk, but what about our river fish? Ellie Biles reports.

November 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Council fears for over fishing

The Wyong council on Sydney’s Central Coast is lobbying to the state government in an attempt to buy back professional fishing licenses in the area due to its fear of … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Seafood feast

Seafood is becoming one of the most popular forms of dining in Australia, and Sydney has some of the best restaurants to offer. With Australia’s reputation for fresh seafood at … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Fish stock plans harm anglers

With Mulloway numbers on the decline, new fishing measures are being put in place to ensure a healthy future for the species. But are these restrictions too harsh on recreational … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

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    Contribution from Eric Yow: His 1st time popping during a Maldives trip Picture 1,2&3 is a young GT around 7-8kg Reel: Daiwa Saltiga 4500 Rod: Saltiga Dorado PE4-6 Pic 4: … Continue reading →
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