The premier Daniel Andrews flanked by water minister Lisa Neville and Agriculture/fisheries minister Jala Pullford and supporters celebrate as flood gates are opened to top up Lake Toolondo. Image: DEPI Victoria

Anglers celebrate Toolondo top up

VICTORIA'S Labor Government has moved towards preserving Lake Toolondo as one of Victoria’s premier recreational fishing sites, securing a 5000-megalitre water allocation to protect fish stocks.

Fisher faces hefty fine for illegal trag

Fisher faces hefty fine for illegal trag

THE NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has warned that heavy penalties for illegal fishing apply, after a recreational fisher was caught in the Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park in possession of 49 teraglin...
Being prepared - I owe it all to the Aussies!

Being prepared - I owe it all to the Aussies!

I'M right in the middle of another "fish frenzy" in preparation for my first ever trip to the Himalayas to try and catch both golden and chocolate mahseer. The dining room table is a mass of lures, braid and various items of luggage...
Rec fishing body supports shark de-listing

Rec fishing body supports shark de-listing

THE Australia Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF), the peak national body representing Australia’s recreational fishing community, says that the federal Government’s intent not to list five species of shark...
Video: The catch and release!

Video: The catch and release!

CATCH & RELEASE is the latest video effort from the wild crew of MorningTide Fishing...

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Cool fishing clobber

RIDGELINE has started the New Year with the release of its new Mens Mako Fishing Shirt and Womens Basa Fishing Shirt...

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Video: Bluewater fishing action!

THIS video features bluewater game fishing action shot last week by Sydney-based Fisho writer Chris Cleaver...

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Lowrance unveils HDS Gen3

LOWRANCE has announced the launch of the High Definition System (HDS) Gen3 fishfinder/chartplotter series.

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Whiting On Lures

Catching whiting on poppers has been well documented but these scrappy estuary sportfish can also be targeted on other lures as well. BY RODERICK WALMSLEY.

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Fish Facts: Snapper barotrauma

BECAUSE of the need to know whether their management methods were effective, fisheries researchers in QLD conducted a study of barotrauma in snapper, but with a twist...

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