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WA recreational fishing peak body, Recfishwest, says it is bitterly disappointed following the WA government endorsement of a port development in Cockburn Sound.

A NEW report from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) has found that recreational fishing participation is on the rise in the United States.

VICTORIAN Fisheries Authority (VFA) says work is underway on two developments including a million dollar revitalisation of the Snobs Creek hatchery and a new fisheries officer station at Braeside.

HABITAT restoration not-for-profit OzFish is surveying recreational fishers in NSW to understand the level of information and interest in fish habitat and sustainable fishing practices.

FISHO has got your Father's Day gift sorted this year with a massive 40% off one-year Fishing World magazine subscriptions!

NSW Maritime is reminding boaters that it is a legal requirement in NSW that inflatable lifejackets are serviced once a year, or in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

QUEENSLAND recreational fishing grants are available again in 2020, with $200,000 up for grabs for eligible fishing and community groups.

THE Victorian government says fishers in communities around the state will benefit from a round of grants worth more than one million dollars.

THE latest stock assessment of common coral trout (Plectromous leopardus) across the Great Barrier Reef has estimated the spawning biomass of the population to be 59 percent of unfished biomass.

TWO major fishing tackle shows planned for 2021 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

KEEN fisho Chad, a regular contributor to NSW DPI's Research Angler Program (RAP), was recently fishing in Newcastle Harbour and caught a strange looking mulloway.

CHARTER fishing presents a great opportunity to take the family out for a fun fishing experience with one of NSW's many charter fishing operators.

A 56-year-old man has died after being struck in the chest by an airborne Spanish mackerel.

THE September edition of Fishing World is jam-packed with fishing information from Australia's best fishing writers.

THE WA government has unveiled a $6 million package to support the state's recreational fishing industry.

FISHERIES Queensland says boat ramp activity increased significantly during COVID-19 home confinement and when fishing and boating for food was permitted.