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IN this piece, John Newbery considers the local vs. imported barramundi debate.

TERRITORIAN Jamie McGuinness has become the first to land a tagged barramundi at King Ash Bay as part of the Million Dollar Fish competition.

RECREATIONAL fishers in Perth and regional Western Australia can expect the deployment of a series of offshore fish aggregating devices (FADs).

LAST month, the Victorian Government enacted its election promise of banning commercial fishing of the Gippsland Lakes in eastern Victoria.

THE Victorian rock lobster season opening is just around the corner and the VFA is reminding recreational fishers that all harvested rock lobsters need to be tagged.

AFTER being dredged to nearly nothing last century, efforts are being made to revive Australia's shellfish reefs.

NSW DPI is reminding recreational fishers that there is a closure still in place which only permits recreational fishers to take pipis for bait, not for human consumption.

THE Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) of NSW is calling for the suspension of a consultation process into commercial octopus fishing until more information is provided to the recreational fishing community.

A SECOND boat has been seized by Victorian Fisheries officers in less than a week.

THE premiere of Al McGlashan’s highly-anticipated Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) documentary, Life on the Line, will air 6 November at Melbourne's IMAX Theatre.

RAYMARINE has joined forces with adventurer and TV host Jase Andrews for series 11 of All 4 Adventure.

THERE have been renewed calls for truth in seafood labelling following last night's The Sunday Project story on fish fraud.

A HOSTILE crowd of people gathered around an angler after hooking and beaching a big stingray in Adelaide.

BOB Russo reports from a recent fishing competition held in honour of Steve "Jonno" Johnson.

THE fantastic run of calamari in Queenscliff, Victoria, has proved too tempting for a St Albans man who was apprehended on Monday night.