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AFTER being hard hit by bush fires and COVID, the NSW South Coast is set to benefit from a boost to recreational fishing opportunities following the stocking of almost 40,000 juvenile dusky flathead.

INTERESTING to see that Fisheries Queensland has closed the black jewfish fishery on the East Coast from March 8, as reported on our website on March 10. The current season only opened on January 1...

COMMON carp (Cyprinus carpio) have invaded most waterways of eastern Australia and are now the most abundant large freshwater fish in south east Australia.

A Victorian-first stocking of 42,000 dusky flathead fingerlings occured at Metung and Lakes Entrance.

RECENT events in the automotive world related to tightening emissions regulations and the emergence of new electric-only brands...

THERE'S only two weeks to go before the GoFish Nagambie fishing competition. Luckily, there's still tickets left, but be quick!

MORE than 64,000 yellow belly (golden perch) have been released into Macquarie River, following the December release...

NOT many people would see a dry riverbed as a good thing, but Inland Waterways OzFish were recently involved in a project that took full advantage of the situation...

THE Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) has commenced a recruitment drive for seven trainee fisheries officers with a view to filling vacant positions across the state.

THE black jewfish fishery on the East Coast is now closed to commercial and recreational fishing for the remainder of the season...

RECFISHWEST says it's delighted to announce the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund-funded celebration of the iconic West Aussie salmon is back.

NSW DPI is looking to expand the program and include additional anglers.

THE size limit of blue swimmer crabs will increase from 6cm to 6.5cm in NSW on 30 April, 2021.

THE NSW government is giving away 5,000 yabby nets to recreational fishers as part of a comprehensive program to phase out the use of enclosed 'Opera House' style yabby traps.

AFTER missing 2020 because of COVID, The Ovens River Challenge is on again for 2021!

MORE than 9000 native fish and eels have been transferred from the Nerang River upstream into Hinze Dam, as part of a fish relocation system that is helping to improve the biodiversity of the dam.