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FUNDS from fishing licences have been used to install 12 complex log jams and 167 boulders to a 2.5 km section of Hughes Creek, a tributary of the Goulburn River, in Victoria.

A PYGMY sperm whale has been found beached near Williamstown in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.

DESPITE a recent post highlighting illegal set lining in the Murrumbidgee River, NSW DPI Fisheries officers recently caught another four men using large numbers of set lines.

RECREATIONAL fishos in Queensland have taken to the streets over the weekend protesting about proposed changes to possession limits in the state.

NSW DPI Fisheries and the Federation Council have collaborated to re-establish shore-based access for recreational fishers to a public reserve in the heart of the southern NSW township of Howlong.

THE Adelaide Boat Show is on from June 15 to 17 at the Adelaide Showgrounds.

THE University of Melbourne is continuing to work with Victorian recreational anglers in a project funded by Recreational Fishing Licence fees that will help confirm the spawning areas for Victorian King George whiting.

WESTERN Australian Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly today announced the location for Exmouth’s new Integrated Artificial Reef.

A BLUE marlin tagged in December, 2017, by Gold Coast boat Redonkulus was recaptured last week off Sydney.

HAVE you caught a fish that you’re proud of, but which isn’t quite big enough for a record? Now you can commemorate it with an IGFA Catch Certificate.

THE Victorian Fishing Authority's 2019 Calendar Photo Competition is now officially open! Winners will be published in the 2019 calendar and receive a $50 VISA card.

PUBLIC consultation is now underway on the draft Victorian Pipi Fishery Management Plan.

THE Evans Head Fishing Classic will be held from July 6 to 13, 2018. There are $100,000 worth of prizes up for grans...and you don't even have to fish to win!

THE Victorian Fisheries Authority recently announced plans to change the types of yabby nets that can be used by recreational anglers in that state.