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PUBLIC comment is now open on a new Ecological Risk Management (ERM) policy designed to assist decision makers in developing fisheries policy, regulations and management arrangements.

A TEAM of Fisheries scientists, with the help of dedicated anglers from the Central Acclimatisation Society, has tasted success with the recent discovery that restocked Macquarie perch have been successfully breeding in the wild.

SUZUKI Marine and The Haines Group (THG) are again urging consumers to purchase goods directly from their authorised Suzuki Marine dealer after a number of online fraud cases were confirmed.

THE NSW Government has announced a unique initiative to develop wilderness fishing opportunities via an eco-hut program.

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is encouraging anglers and fishing clubs to provide feedback on the proposed native freshwater fish stocking plan for 2017/18.

FISHERIES Victoria has received many reports over the last month from anglers of King George whiting with developed gonads (the female ovaries or egg sacks) in both Western Port and Port Phillip Bay.

I REALISE that the Australian stereotype of England depicts a country of leaden grey, rainfilled skies and a population constantly whinging about the weather.

DR Myfanwy Webb has noticed a decline in the numbers of sea mullet that make the annual spawning run up the east coast of Australia over the last decade and thinks something needs to be done about targeting these fish at their most vulnerable.

FOR the second year running, the Shimano Live Bream Shootout is returning to the 2017 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) line-up.

THE Brown Maori Cod, also known as the scribbled rock cod or Maori grouper, is a temperate reef dwelling species from the family Serranidae.

IN Environment News this month, John Newbery, discusses the loss of access to another iconic fishing spot, Old Man's Hat, after a recent rock fall led authorities to restrict public access to the Sydney rock ledge.

NSW DPI Fisheries and Police Rural Crime Squad are investigating two men who call themselves the “Cod Squad”...

CREEL Survey interviews with more than 12,000 anglers in Western Port show King George whiting stocks are in great shape and angler satisfaction is sky-high according to Fisheries Victoria.

APRIL served up plenty of great fishing in Hervey Bay according to Andrew Chorley from Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing with guests enjoying some first-class fishing.

FISHING World writer and photographer, Chloe Laurence, discusses her switch from a two-stroke outboard to a Mercury 150 FourStroke.