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Net Avoidance by Recreationally Sought Fish

Net Avoidance by Recreationally Sought Fish

There has long been a belief in recreational fishing circles that commercial nets spook the fish being targeted by anglers in the regions of net hauls. Such a belief has also existed among net fishers for thousands of years who are well aware that there is little...

When is one more dolphin death too many?

When is one more dolphin death too many?

This was the Question that was posed by the Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF), in a press release following the most recent dolphin death associated with Dirk’s (aka Geelong Star) recent fishing trip. The Geelong Star now has nine dolphin deaths...

Marine Park Review – Are the Lock Outs back?

Many of you will recall the campaign held by Keep Australia Fishing prior to last election to stop the disastrous Commonwealth Marine Park policy to lock recreational fisher out of 1.3 million square kilometres of Australia seas. But are we now facing potential...