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THERE will be $500,000 worth of prizes up for grabs at GoFish Nagambie next year.

RESEARCHERS in WA say the annual closed season is important for protecting breeding aggregations of pink snapper

THE Ron Dempster Award is the most prestigious award of ANSA Queensland and is given to an individual for outstanding contribution to the enhancement of recreational fishing in Queensland. This year is was won by Dr Ben Diggles.

ANGLERS wanting to make a submission to MEMA about the proposed Sydney Marine Park have only until 11.45 pm tonight (September 27) to do so. We have a link to the survey here.

WINTER is over and the beginning of spring signals the start of the NSW DPI fish aggregating devices (FADs) season.

THOUSANDS of passionate fishos turned out in Sydney today to march on Parliament House demanding an end to unfair marine park lock-outs.

THE construction of the Majors Creek boat ramp near Nagambie, Victoria, is well under way.

VRFish are running a workshop with fishers to discuss how they can make fishing even better at Lake Eppalock, Victoria.

ORGANISERS are urging as many anglers as possible to turn out at the Sydney Marine Park protest rally, to be held at Hyde Park, Sydney, this Thursday, September 27.

THE NSW trout fishing season re-opens this Saturday, September 29.

THE Fraser Coast Fishing Alliance is calling on anglers to help stop commercal netting in the Great Sandy Marine Park.

A 65-YEAR-OLD woman received “life threatening injuries” from a 10 kg mackerel after it jumped out of the water and slapped her in the neck.

THE American Sportfishing Association has voiced its support for a report recognising the outdoor recreation industry in the US as having an annual gross economic output of $731 billion.

TRIBUTES have poured in from across the country for fishing icon Dr Bryan Pratt, who passed away last week at the age of 81.

IT'S on again this year! The Warringah Anglers Club will be proudly hosting the 8th annual Red October Sydney Snapper Championships from October 19 to 21 inclusive.