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A TEENAGE fisher in South Australia has survived being knocked from her kayak by a 4 metre great white shark.

Two men who borrowed a $35,000 boat to use in illegal fishing activities have some explaining to do after the boat was confiscated by authorities.

Queensland angler Barry Oxford has become the first angler to tag 10,000 Australian bass.

NSW Police will begin random drug testing on waterways as part of a new marine safety enforcement program launched this week.

A YOUNG angler caught this 12 kg toadie from Urangan Pier in Queensland. Gross!

Dr Ben Diggles explains the importance of shellfish reefs to our east coast estuaries and the fish that live in them.

An angler has been caught for the fifth time fishing in the Pinnacle Sanctuary Zone of the Port Stephens–Great Lakes Marine Park, near Forster NSW, during targeted off-shore patrols recently.

FISHO'S environment editor, John Newbery, laments the fact that too many fisheries decisions in Europe are made by politicians who ignore the science.

RANDWICK Council and the NSW Government are holding three free workshops for rock fishers to help improve techniques and skills as well as safety, with every attendee receiving a free life jacket.

THE third annual Gone Fishing Day has been described as a “huge success” with more than 20,000 people taking in part in free community events held last Sunday, October 15.

THERE are around 900 islands in the Solomons and we were fishing on one of the smallest.

Fisho's environment editor, John Newbery, looks at what contributes to high discard rates in the commercial sector and how they can be reduced.

IN great news for those who fish Devilbend Reservoir, the Victorian Fisheries Authority has announced that non-powered watercraft will soon be allowed on some parts of the reservoir.

The NSW DPI are looking for help finding two endangered species in the Murray Darling Basin...and there is a free guided fishing trip and other prizes up for grabs if you can.

TWO men in South Australia have captured some amazing drone footage of a great white shark circling their crab boat off Coffin Bay.