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THE 2019 Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide has been revamped and is now available from tackle stores across the state and via the Victorian Fisheries Authority website.

NSW Labor has released a policy to establish a Sydney marine park if it wins this Saturday's state election.

Native Fish Australia and the Victorian Fisheries Authority are pioneering new Macquarie perch production techniques that will make breeding them easier.

TACKLE Tactics is proud to announce that they have acquired the iconic Australian brand Platypus Fishing Lines.

KEEN freshwater fishers won't want to miss the Oven River Challenge. It is set to be held at Myrtleford on April 6 and 7.

IF you find it difficult to tell Murray cod and trout cod apart, you’re not alone! But, according to the Victorian Fisheries Authority, it's really important to learn to tell the difference. We tell you how!

BRAD Withyman laments the fact that current Fisheries Minister Niall Blair has dismissed Labor's plan for an independent statutory authority to manage recreational fishing and the annual licence fee revenue.

AHEAD of the NSW Election next weekend, the Recreational Fishing Alliance has published this document detailing the positions of the various political parties on a range of issues of importance to anglers. It's essential reading for voters who fish!

THE Women in Recreational Fishing Network has celebrated its first birthday by hosting a special angling event on International Women’s Day on March 8 at Karkarook Lake in Melbourne.

TWO men have been charged after an alleged assault on fisheries officers in Victoria.

A FARMER at the centre of the Menindee fish kill story has lodged a complaint with police, alleging he felt "intimidated" by a staff member of lobby group Cotton Australia.

THIS frightening but captivating account of what it like to be washed of the rocks while fishing was first published by the Sydney Land Based Fishing Facebook group.

THIS week, Lake Guthridge, in Sale, Vic, was stocked with an extra 875 Australian bass fingerlings to provide more freshwater fishing opportunities for families keen to cast a line.

A MASSIVE congratulations goes to Vanessa Bennett, who joined the cod caught on a surface lure metre club over the weekend.

GROOTE Eylandt is a wild, yet surprisingly accessible island with a diverse bluewater fishery.