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Snapper measuring in Port Phillip Bay

Did you know that over the past 5 years, more than 70 volunteer angler diarists have measured over 6,000 snapper in Port Phillip Bay to help monitor the health of
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Changes to Victorian recreational fishing licences

From 1 July 2016 the price of recreational fishing licences will change to: The existing 2-day licence will be replaced by a 3-day licence. There are no changes to existing
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An Avoidable Tragedy

Recreational fishers have been urged to take more responsibility for their own safety after yet another rock fishing fatality. A 30-year-old man was washed to his death last month while
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Melbourne Boat Show – June 17-20

The Melbourne Boat Show is the largest event for the local marine industry, with thousands of exhibitors gathering in the city to display their latest products and services every year.
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New video on responsible crabbing

Fisheries Queensland has produced a new video showing the rules and regulations for recreational crab fishing in Queensland. If everyone does the right thing, we’ll have a sustainable crab fishery
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Reducing Australia’s carp invasion

CSIRO scientists are undertaking rigorous tests to determine the safety and suitability of the candidate biocontrol agent Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) in managing European carp numbers in Australia. THE CHALLENGE
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Murray cod closed season removed at Lake Eildon

In 2016, the closed season for Murray cod during the months of September, October and November will not apply at Lake Eildon. The closed season will still apply in all
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Hazelwood Barra are Coming

The first batch of 1,600 barramundi were stocked into the Hazelwood Pondage today in a big step towards delivering another commitment in the State Government’s Target One Million plan, which
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Torquay reef named in honour of Trevor Buck

The recreational fishing reef off Torquay will be named after keen angler and advocate Trevor Buck, who passed away unexpectedly last week. Fisheries Victoria Executive Director, Travis Dowling, said Trevor
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Penn-tastic winners catch a barrel

Penn-tastic fishing competition Jason Kerr and Andrew Passafaro as well as winning the trip of a lifetime have caught the fish of a lifetime. The barrel of a bluefin tuna
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Stu Hindson joins Kaydo Pro Team

Kaydo Fishing World is proud to announce that, Stuart Hindson well known and respected south coast guideg operating from Bateman’s Bay (NSW) to Mallacoota (VIC) has joined the Kaydo pro
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Penn-tastic winners arrive in Tasmania

This weekend the two lucky winners of the Penn-tastic fishing competition will be joining Team Penn – Simrad Fishing’s Adrian ‘Mozz’ Morriseby and Kelly ‘Hooch’ Hunt in Tasmania. Jason Kerr
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Stronger Fishing Clubs grants program

The Government’s Target One Million plan to get more Victorian’s fishing more often includes a commitment to provide all eligible angling clubs with up to $2,000 to promote membership. The
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Strong Response To Recreational Fishing Review

Hundreds of South Australians across the state have provided their feedback on proposed changes to recreational fishing. Minister for Fisheries Leon Bignell said more than 670 people had attended community
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Going fishing this Easter? Check the rules before you go

Thousands of people will take to the water over the Easter long weekend, prompting a reminder to all fishers to check the rules and fish responsibly. Queensland Boating and Fisheries
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Proposed changes to victorian fishing licence fees

Recreational fishers are invited to have their say on proposed changes to our recreational fishing licensing system. Every cent from licence fees goes back into projects to improve recreational fishing
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Pirtek Fishing Challenge – Sunday 20th March

Hi! It’s Michael Guest here, and welcome to the Pirtek Fishing Challenge 2016. Since 2009 Pirtek has hosted Australia’s biggest national fishing competition. It’s open to everyone – mums, dads,
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Million Dollar Fish set to return for second season this year

Aussies will have even more chances to ‘fish cash’ right out of the water after it was announced today that Tourism NT’s Million Dollar Fish competition will return this year