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WESTERN Australia's recreational fishing peak body, Recfishwest, says a statewide three-year trial FADs program has been a success.

FISHING has reportedly seen an uptick in popularity in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RECREATIONAL boating restrictions have been relaxed in NSW following encouraging signs of containment of COVID-19.

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews announced an easing of COVID-19 restrictions on Monday with up to 10 people now being able to participate in outdoor activities, with physical distancing.

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THE NSW DPI Research Angler Program (RAP) relies on fish frame donations from anglers across the state.

A RECENT enquiry about the most common species of crabs used for bait by NSW rock fishers has John Newbery thinking about how eastern rock platforms may have been exploited over the years.

VICTORIANS will be able to go fishing from Wednesday this week after the state's Premier Daniel Andrews announced an easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

THE Boating Industry Association has released dates for its 2021 boat shows.

THE NSW government has postponed plans for a Yarra Bay cruise ship terminal for up to 18 months due to the COVID-19 crisis.

A KINGFISH released by Andrew Talbot on 23 October, 2019, has been recaptured – incredibly – by his sister, Shelley Talbot.

THE NSW DPI Dollar for Dollar Native Fish Stocking Program is back offering matching funding to purchase fish from registered private hatcheries for restocking into approved public waters in NSW.

THE NSW DPI Fisheries Oyster Reef Restoration Project is inviting the NSW recreational fishing community to participate in a new shellfish reef restoration survey.

THE Australian Fishing Trade Association (AFTA) has called on the Victorian government to immediately allow recreational fishing across the state.

INTRODUCING the next generation to the fishing lifestyle is one of the key goals of NSW DPI’s Get Hooked … It’s Fun to Fish education program.

QUEENSLAND and Western Australia have loosened COVID-19 restrictions on recreational boating following signs of containment.