Boat Ramp fees have been scrapped for boaters using Kananook Creek and Olivers Hill boat ramps in Frankston, giving Victorians even more reasons to celebrate the start of the boating and fishing season.
The Victorian Government is celebrating the start of the trout and other freshwater fishing season with the Ballarat Fishing Festival.
This Sunday 1 September 2019, recreational fishers in Perth and the South West need to note the first day of spring will bring changes to both blue swimmer crab and pink snapper protections.
Recreational game fishers in Portland will be encouraged to properly handle their Southern bluefin tuna catch as part of the national Tuna Champions campaign.
Four more lakes in central Victoria are now open to recreational fishers in canoes, kayaks and boats with electric motors, thanks to the Victorian Government’s plan to get more people fishing, more often.
The Victorian Government has released a new fishing-themed custom plate to give all recreational fishers the chance to show everyone on the road how much they love fishing.
For anglers who enjoy either the open waters off the coast or prefer our inland waterways, the Sydney International Boat Show promises new vessels, the latest rods, tackle, accessories and loads of technology designed to make your day on the water even more enjoyable.
The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has awarded $594,000 in grants to recreational angling clubs, community groups, landholders and local councils for 26 unique fish habitat projects, under the popular Habitat Action Grants Program.
Fishing in Victoria will become easier and more accessible with 12 new projects across the state to be funded with fishing licence fees.
Around 1.2 million Australians enjoy rock fishing, but a joint study between the University of Melbourne and Surf Life Saving Australia shows rock fishing is the third highest cause of coastal drownings.