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A SCHOOL sized mulloway originally tagged and released in the Shoalhaven River by an unnamed angler earlier this year has been recaptured for the third time!

SIX new members and an independent chair have been appointed to the South Australian Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Recreational Fishing Advisory Council (MRFAC).

A NEW website will showcase the benefits of self-cleaning intake screens for water pumps and gravity-fed channels, to help farmers save money and water while protecting native fish.

THE WaterNSW managed Lake Burrendong Cold Water Pollution Curtain has failed once again, with freezing water of just 12.2 degrees pouring into the Macquarie River.

ANOTHER Top End fisho has caught a red-tagged barramundi as part of Million Dollar Fish, with the $10,000 catch caught at the Daly River old crossing.

ACCORDING to a Facebook post from Recfish SA, recreational fishers are outraged by commercial fishers targeting spawning aggregations of yellowtail kingfish in the Upper Spencer Gulf.

LET'S Fish Lake Mac is a new fishing competition to be held on Lake Macquarie from Friday 13 November through to Sunday 15 November, 2020.

THE NSW government has reduced the possession limit of cockles from 50 to 20 per person, effective from 14 October, 2020.

GONE Fishing Day is on again and this year it's going online and focusing on local waterways with plenty of chances to win prizes.

FISHERS in Lakes Entrance now have a bigger, safer spot to wet a line thanks to an upgrade of Reeve Landing Jetty on Bullock Island.

HAVE you got an idea for a project to improve recreational fishing in NSW? Apply now for a NSW Recreational Fishing Trust Grant.

THE November edition of Fishing World is jam-packed with fishing information from Australia's best fishing writers!

EIGHTEEN metropolitan Melbourne Family Fishing Lakes are being stocked with 500 "stonker" rainbow trout to bolster fish stocks.

EVERY year about now there’s an article or letter in the local media about fishing at Sydney’s Clovelly Beach. Clovelly sits in the middle of an inter-tidal protected where you can legally line fish… for anything but blue groper...

AS you're reading this, the NSW DPI Fisheries FADs team is hard at work preparing for the upcoming 2020/2021 FADs season deployments.

FOR the first time in the competition’s history, three prize-tagged barra have been caught in the first week of Million Dollar Fish Season 6.