FISHING for Perth metro pelagics is set for a breath of new life according to Recfishwest with the successful instalment of two steel reef towers in late December and mid January.

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce is seeking criminal charges against seafood importers suspected of knowingly bringing diseased prawns into the country.

TODAY'S video features Hunter Bland and Conner Young of the University of Florida Bass Fishing Team getting ejected from their boat while running at about 57 mph (50 knots).

IN just its 9th year, the 2017 Central Coast Game Fishing Club’s Bluewater Classic has enjoyed continued success and growth.

A RECENT outbreak of the devastating white spot disease in prawn farms along the Logan River in the southern part of Moreton Bay has raised many questions regarding how the virus got into our country.

REC fishos are being warned against using uncooked imported prawns as bait following the outbreak of white spot disease in Queensland’s Logan River.

THE first two $10k barra for 2017 have been caught in Season 2 of the Million Dollar Fish competition.

THE NSW Recreational Fishing Alliance (NSWRFA) has been working on a video to show that the recreational fishery is healthy and sustainable and to debunk some of the myths being used to push fishing lockouts in the Sydney region.

THREE men have made a narrow escape from their game fishing boat after a fire in the engine room destroyed their vessel off Exmouth.

THE Exmouth Game Fishing Club’s Heavy Tackle Tournament is a concept style tournament specifically designed to encourage participants to explore Exmouth’s still developing heavy tackle billfishery.

FROM the 1st July 2017 all commercial fishing operators and recreational fishers will require permission from Aboriginal land owners and the Northern Land Council through the grant of a licence to fish in tidal waters over Aboriginal land.

TWO fishos in South Australia got the surprise of their life this week when a 3.2m thresher shark jumped into their 4.3m tinny.

A BREWERY in the United States has developed a 6-pack ring for holding beer cans that is edible for marine life including fish and turtles.

INSIDE the February edition of Fishing World...

EUROPEAN correspondent Martin Salter reflects on 2016 and looks ahead to 2017.