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SNAPPER and pearl perch will be a no-take species in Queensland waters from midnight on 15 July 2020, until midnight on 15 August 2020.

RECFISHWEST says Perth metropolitan anglers' prospects of catching a yellowtail kingfish have been boosted as part of a WA-first initiative.

FISHO's Dr Ben Diggles reveals some fascinating information on tailor – an iconic saltwater sportfish.

PHIL’s Affordable Barra Tours says its open for business following the announcement of the Top End border reopening on 17 July.

THE NSW DPI Dollar for Dollar Native Fish Stocking Program is offering matching funds to purchase fish from registered private hatcheries for restocking.

NSW DPI Fisheries has launched a new freshwater fishing research webpage, providing the latest information on the research and monitoring of NSW freshwater fisheries.

THE Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) of NSW offers comment on the proposed transition of the Southern Fish Trawl Restricted Fishery (SFT) from state to commonwealth management.

NSW DPI says, Tweed's new artificial reef will feature specially designed reef modules boasting unique habitat features to attract and hold key sportfish.

A SMALL group of dedicated anglers has tagged more than 400 trophy-size (over 70cm) dusky flathead in Lake Macquarie.

ROCK fishers are now required by law to wear a lifejacket when fishing in the Ballina Shire.

RECFISHWEST says if you fish in Broome or plan to, then it’s time to get very excited.

THE Victorian Fisheries Authority says shellfish reefs in Port Phillip Bay are continuing to provide recreational fishing opportunities.

A NSW angler has recaptured the same snapper after only six days at liberty.

TASMANIAN anglers with a disability will be pleased to know that Taswater and the Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) have coordinated the restocking of Risdon Brook Reservoir.

STRUGGLING fish farmers are asking consumers to eat more Australian-grown barramundi, with some facing a shortage of space after COVID-19 crippled demand.

THE July edition cover image of Fishing World magazine may have a few readers scratching their heads...