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RECREATIONAL fishers have been doing a fantastic job tagging mulloway across Victoria, with 450 fish now tagged as part of the Victoria Mulloway Tagging Project...and the Glenelg River is a hotspot.

NSW DPI's long running, popular and successful Fishcare Volunteer Program is seeking enthusiastic people keen to help teach the next generation about the importance of our aquatic environment, and how it links to sustainable recreational fishing.

FISHO's own Dr Ben Diggles discusses why older 2-stroke outboards are no good for your health or the environment.

FOLLOWING on from the successful loading of the instream egg incubators at Snobs Creek last week, the incubators have now been deployed.

THE Sydney International Boat Show opens next week, August 1 to 5, at the International Convention Centre and Cockle Bay Darling Harbour.

A FRESHWATER crocodile has been found in the Murray River near the New South Wales-Victoria border, thousands of kilometres south of home.

QUEENSLAND'S most comprehensive recreational marine event opens from August 23 to 25 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre South Bank.

A FURTHER 200 Murray crayfish have been successfully relocated in the Murray River, as part of the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ conservation stocking program.

VICTORIAN Minister for Boating and Fishing, Jaala Pulford, has advised that the Victorian Fisheries Authority has been tasked with carrying out a full review of the recreational fishing licence system.

SIX-year-old Noah Kelly recently tagged this 92 cm mulloway out of Newcastle, NSW.

NSW DPI Fisheries will be giving a presentation this Friday evening (July 26) at the Merimbula Big Game and Lakes Angling Club on monitoring fish populations on the Merimbula offshore artificial reef.

LAUNCHING a boat and cleaning your catch in regional Victoria has got even easier for recreational fishers over the last four years, thanks to a suite of improved facilities at our lakes, rivers, estuaries and bays.

THE Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, recently sent this tribute to Fishing World on the occasion of our 50th anniversary.

THE Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation recently announced that the 2019 National Recreational Fishing Conference will be held in Hobart, Tasmania, on December 10 and 11.

A NATIONAL effort to restore Australia's lost shellfish reefs could help turn the tide against "snotweed".