In a Victorian first, 120,000 golden perch have been stocked into the Malmsbury, Coliban, Lauriston, Tullaroop and Barkers Creek Reservoirs and Lake Bellfield to improve native fishing opportunities thanks to the Victorian Government.
Fishers and other water users are being reminded to keep safe during the annual Western Australian salmon run, as the first schools of the popular recreational fish appear along the South Coast near Albany.
A new landmark study has revealed almost a third of people in Western Australia go fishing and spend $2.4 billion a year on fishing-related activities.
Local anglers and recfishing tourists will soon benefit from a new safe fishing experience off Esperance, with the WA Government’s latest artificial reef now fully installed.
Recreational fishing for abalone in the West Coast Zone, due to take place between 7am and 8am this Saturday (January 12 2019), has been cancelled because of expected hazardous conditions.
An innovative new Western Australian product is set to reduce the amount of plastics required for recreational fishing bait, significantly reducing the potential impact on the environment.
In a court case at Karratha, a 35 year-old man pleaded guilty to possessing a green sawfish rostrum and was ordered to pay $6,953.
An after-work land-based fishing session on the banks of the Territory’s Adelaide River has netted three Darwin-based Territorians $10k in prize money.
Diving and recreational fishing is about to get even better off the beautiful North Stradbroke Island with a new artificial reef set to be installed.
Recreational fishing opportunities off the Derby coast are set to improve with WA Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly ordering a permanent commercial fishing closure for King Sound South, putting an end to a long-running fishing conflict.