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THE NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has recently listed Lake Macquarie on the NSW Central Coast in the "trophy" fishery program, which aims to protect...

A DISTRESS beacon that had been dumped in a rubbish bin this week triggered a search rescue effort, wasting vital resources.

Fisho scribes Martin Salter and Ben Diggles team up to sample the awesome sport offered by white sturgeon in the Fraser River, Canada.

FISHOS could be forgiven for thinking we'd won the battle after the recent round of draft Federal Marine Park proposals...

FRESHWATER anglers can learn more about Victoria’s wild trout fisheries at a free one day conference on Saturday, November 11, to be held in Mansfield for the third consecutive year.

A BOOM in the value of black jewfish swim bladders has Top End fishing authorities worried prices could fuel a black market in Asia.

FIVE hundred tagged rainbow trout have been released into Oberon Dam in NSW as part of a long term stocking strategy for the dam to combat predation by redfin.

THE second round of the Victorian Fisheries Authority's Defibrillator Grants program for angling clubs is opening on September 16.

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A recently captured tailor has turned out to be the oldest ever recorded in NSW.

THE Australian Fishing Tackle Association and Keep Australia Fishing are seeking your help in completing this simple form to support the latest version of the Federal Government's Marine Park Plan.

Maritime Safety Queensland has approved an exemption allowing Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) to be used in place of an EPIRB for lightweight craft.

FISHO'S Environment Editor, John Newbery, ponders why the powers-that-be insist on encouraging the commercial harvest of certain species just because they occur in sustainable numers.

FISHO'S Environment Editor, John Newbery, tells us how the major brands of canned tuna are ranked in terms of sustainability - and there's been some big changes since last time.