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AROUND 20 recreational anglers were out and about last weekend helpimng to catch brood fish on the Marlo and Bemm rivers for the Victorian Fisheries Authority's estuary perch breeding program.

DPI Fisheries' 2018 Fishers for Fish Habitat Forum held in Ballina, NSW attracted engaged anglers, DPI Fisheries and natural resource managers, scientists, like-minded agencies and others who share a passion in protecting and restoring fish habitat.

RECREATIONAL fishers will be hitting the water this weekend as the annual closed season for Australian bass comes to an end in Queensland and NSW.

THE Australian Trout Foundation, together with Native Fish Australia, are inviting anglers to their Melbourne Fish Habitat Workshop to learn about, identify, discuss and get involved in riparian and in-stream habitat restoration projects for the greater Melbourne area.

AFTA and the NSW RFA are asking for anglers' help to overturn the proposed Sydney marine parks.

THE furore over proposed Sydney marine parks has been a hot topic on the program of popular Sydney broadcaster Ray Hadley.

SHOOTERS, Fishers and Farmers Party MPs have confirmed they will be searching for candidates in all Sydney and regional Liberal Party seats in the next state election unless proposed Sydney marine parks are abandoned.

GME have donated $100,000 to the Channel Nine Farm Aid Telethon to help Aussie farmers.

THE Brisbane Boat Show commences tomorrow (Friday) at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre South Bank. Doors open from 10am.

LESS than 24 hours after we heard about eight fishers being fined for illegal set lining near Pooncarie and Boggabri in western NSW, DPI Fisheries officers have reported three more people for set lining.

ALVEYS at the ready! Alvey's Australia-wide fishing competition casts off this September.

FISHING World today interviewed NSW Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair about the widespread condemnation from anglers since the Government's Sydney Marine Park announcement.

ANTI-fishing environmental groups have vowed to lobby Government into increasing the number of lock-out Sanctuary Zones within the recently announced Sydney Marine Park.

SOME Sydney based fishos have approached the Recreational Fishing Alliance of NSW with a great offer of a week’s accommodation in Coffs Harbour for a farming family doing it tough on the land.

WHAT a weird outcome. After several years of consultation and consideration, we’ve ended up with a model for a Sydney “marine park”...