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Fixed wing aircraft are helping NSW DPI Fisheries Officers detect illegal cray fishing activity along the Murray, Murrumbidgee and Edward Rivers.

THE Victorian Fisheries Authority is currently recruiting for a Chairperson for the Statewide Recreational Fisheries Roundtable.

LONG range charter trips off South Australia offer anglers access to seldom fished areas with an abundance of big fish. 

THE University of Tasmania’s Professor of Fisheries and Ecological Modelling, Reg Watson, has led a study mapping the scale and patterns of change in global marine fishing over nearly 150 years.

WITH the National Carp Control Plan’s research program now over half way through, some interesting, and at times unexpected, findings are beginning to emerge.

ORGANISERS of the Sydney International Boat Show have announced that the marina at this year’s show will be named the “David Lockwood Marina”.

THE August edition of Fishing World is out now...take a sneak peek at what's inside.

SIMON Fitzpatrick discusses the implications of a recent fish kill at Clarrie Hall Dam, NSW.

ROCK fishers face fines if they fish in the Randwick area while wearing “Iso” fishing jackets instead of an approved lifejacket.

THE International Game Fish Association today announced that a blue marlin satellite-tagged on July 21, 2017, during the Bermuda Triple Crown Billfish Championship has won the 2017-18 IGFA Great Marlin Race.

THE Brisbane Boat Show returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from August 24 to 26, 2018.

FROM the organisers of the Dave Irvine Memorial Snapper Classic (DIMSC) comes a heads up that the early bird special will finish this Friday, July 13 – so get those entry forms in to save some money.

THANKS to a report from an avid local angler, Victorian Fisheries Authority officers in Swan Hill, Victoria, discovered two wire drum nets set in the Gunbower Creek, which have now been removed.

Fisho's environment editor, John Newbery, ponders the problems posed by sea urchins.