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RECREATIONAL Fishing Alliance of NSW president Stan Konstantaras argues why the proposed cruise ship terminal in Botany Bay will mean more loss of fishing access.

A BAND of dedicated recreational fishers and their families planted more than 1,500 trees and shrubs along the Nicholson River in Victoria.

THE 9th annual SIMRAD "Red October" Sydney Snapper Championship recently wrapped up, raising $9,100 for the Bear Cottage Children's Hospital.

VICTORIAN recreational fishing licence fees are funding a two-year study by the Nature Glenelg Trust that is revealing amazing secrets about the movement of mulloway.

COME and hear about all things Murray cod at Victoria’s fourth annual Murray Codference on Sunday 8 December in Shepparton.

IN this piece, John Newbery considers the local vs. imported barramundi debate.

TERRITORIAN Jamie McGuinness has become the first to land a tagged barramundi at King Ash Bay as part of the Million Dollar Fish competition.

RECREATIONAL fishers in Perth and regional Western Australia can expect the deployment of a series of offshore fish aggregating devices (FADs).

LAST month, the Victorian Government enacted its election promise of banning commercial fishing of the Gippsland Lakes in eastern Victoria.

THE Victorian rock lobster season opening is just around the corner and the VFA is reminding recreational fishers that all harvested rock lobsters need to be tagged.

AFTER being dredged to nearly nothing last century, efforts are being made to revive Australia's shellfish reefs.

NSW DPI is reminding recreational fishers that there is a closure still in place which only permits recreational fishers to take pipis for bait, not for human consumption.

THE Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) of NSW is calling for the suspension of a consultation process into commercial octopus fishing until more information is provided to the recreational fishing community.

A SECOND boat has been seized by Victorian Fisheries officers in less than a week.

THE premiere of Al McGlashan’s highly-anticipated Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) documentary, Life on the Line, will air 6 November at Melbourne's IMAX Theatre.