IN big news for Victorian anglers, the rollout of new on-water access to six Victorian reservoirs has commenced.

THE National Social and Economic Survey of Recreational Fishing was launched in Canberra earlier this month.

ANGLERS in Broome have received a frightening reminder to stay safe out on the water.

FISHO'S own Ben Diggles ponders the intricacies of catch and release fishing for broadbill swordfish.

The 2019 Club Marine Trailer Boat Fishing Tournament has been run and won at Port Stephens. See who won what.

MONTHS of intelligence gathering and high-level collaboration between three states has resulted in the apprehension of a Pomona man for allegedly taking and selling 12 tonnes of golden perch worth around $200,000.

BUYING back water entitlement from irrigators, installing cameras on the river, and a subsidy for farmers to install water meters are at the centre of a $70 million Federal Government spend to prevent fish kills.

WHILE any angler will tell you that instream habitat and its restoration is essential for the recovery of native fish, a debate has been raging in the scientific community about its effectiveness.

APPLICATIONS for vehicle access to the Eucumbene River during the 2019 trout spawning run are now open for anglers with a disability, injury or illness that prevents them from accessing the river by foot.

PEOPLE heading to popular camping destinations near Ningaloo Marine Park in WA during the upcoming school holidays have been urged to do some homework so they do not to incur a hefty fine for illegal recreational fishing.

THE Victorian Fisheries Authority is appealing for information or witnesses relating to the dumping of several large southern bluefin tuna in the Barwon River last weekend.

NSW DPI is running a campaign to remind anglers not to use "breakaway" floats such as polystyrene foam and balloons as these products contribute to marine litter.

THE community around Collarenebri on the Barwon River, NSW, have made the best of a dire situation by taking the opportunity to clean up the dry river bed.

DR Ben Diggles sings the praises of barbless hooks.

THIS weekend, April 7 and 8, saw the inaugural “Ovens River Classic” on the Ovens River, Victoria.