NSW fisheries scientists are tracking the movements of acoustic tagged flathead in Lake Macquarie.

JOHN Newbery considers the impact of COVID-19 on fishing and fisheries management.

SEVERAL NSW councils have closed boat ramps in response to COVID-19 restrictions, despite authorities allowing fishing and boating in the state.

REPORTS of Sydney fishos planning trips to coastal communities have been slammed as selfish and irresponsible by authorities.

NSW Minister for for Police and Emergency Services David Elliot told reporters fishing is allowed under Schedule 1 of the NSW Health Act.

VICTORIAN Fisheries Authority has confirmed fishing will be off limits during stage 3 of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions.

POLICE Media has confirmed with Fishing World that fishing will be allowed under the current rules in place.

QUEENSLAND boaties can still take their boats out locally to fish or travel for essential reasons.

REMEMBER the good old days? I’m talking about a month or two back when we could go fishing, shopping, visit restaurants, or drink in pubs...

IT'S a question circulating frequently on social media right now: "Can I go fishing?"

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THE Boating Industry Association (BIA) has cancelled the Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide boat shows for 2020.

VRFish has told its members and online community preventing the spread of COVID-19 and saving lives of Victorians takes precedence over everything else, including fishing.

NSW Maritime will continue to be out on the water, but is appealing to recreational boaters to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak.

WA recreational fishers and charter operators are being asked to complete an online survey gauging their views and experiences of shark depredation when fishing.

WESTERN Australia's recreational fishing peak body Recfishwest is urging all WA fishers to take responsibility during the COVID-19 crisis.