NSW FAD installation commences

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SPRING is here and the NSW DPI is gearing up fish aggregating devices (FADs) for deployment along the NSW coast.

So far, NSW DPI FAD installations have kicked-off on the far north coast between Tweed Heads and Coffs Harbour. All 30 FADs will progressively be deployed down the coast, finishing at Eden in early November - weather permitting.

Satellite images show water as warm as 22°C lurking just offshore right along the NSW North Coast. This bodes well for a productive season for dolphinfish as well as other pelagics such as marlin and tuna.

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