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

A RECENT fisheries survey in Port Phillip Bay has recorded the third highest abundance of baby snapper since monitoring began nearly 30 years ago.

THE NSW DPI Trophy Flathead Tagging Program has been operating in a selected number of estuaries along the coast since early 2016.

NSW DPI is reminding fishers and community members that there is still time to apply for funding from the Recreational Fishing Trusts for projects...

THE NSW Government has introduced new slot and bag limit changes to dusky flathead to help boost the stock of bigger fish and ultimately provide better fishing opportunities.

A NEW artificial reef has now been installed in Port Phillip Bay.

HOW severe are the impacts of bottom trawling? We rec fishers have largely regarded it as a devilish practice...

ACTING on information provided to NSW DPI's Fishers Watch hotline, fisheries officers were able to respond quickly to a report of alleged over-collection...

EXPERIENCED rock fisher Patrick Linehan discusses the Rock Fishing Safety Amendment Bill introduced into the NSW parliament, calling for mandatory footwear for rock fishers.

A ROCK fisher was filmed being swept off his feet and into the ocean last weekend on the NSW South Coast.

FISHERIES Queensland has created a new Women in Recreational Fishing Network Qld group and says it's a safe space for women who love to wet a line or are keen to grow their fishing knowledge.

WA Fisheries Minister Don Punch has announced a landmark Recreational Fishing Development Plan that commits the state government...

THE warm water fishing season along NSW is now winding up with many saltwater fishers now diverting their attention to other species such as snapper, bream and luderick.

THE Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party is calling for footwear and wetsuits to be mandatory for rock fishing in New South Wales.

THE new federal ministry has been sworn in, as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese addressed Labor senators and MPs at the first federal caucus since the party won the federal election.

THE federal election result won’t have an immediate effect on our fishing in NSW, but it does have some longer-term implications for commonwealth and state marine parks.