WINTER BREAMIN’ THE EDGES

2021-04-09T13:57:27+11:00

Andrew McGovern shares his tips for chasing winter bream in and along the edges of various features and waterways. The author with a cracking black bream of 1.32kgs I have been fascinated with the idea of catching bream through the coldest months of the year ever since I read an article several decades [...]

WINTER BREAMIN’ THE EDGES2021-04-09T13:57:27+11:00

TREBLE TROUBLES

2021-04-09T13:21:06+11:00

Retrofitting lures with new trebles and split rings is something that all anglers will do at some stage. Stephen Booth shares the secrets to doing so successfully. These days, there are myriad quality products on tackle store shelves for retrofitting lures, meaning there are no excuses for simply putting ‘whatever-hook-you-have’ on your lures. From the [...]

TREBLE TROUBLES2021-04-09T13:21:06+11:00

FREE Learn To Fish Workshops

2021-04-09T12:37:26+11:00

Want to learn more about fishing in your local waterway? Then jump onto our fishing workshops webpage at https://bit.ly/3oKUv8J and save it as a favourite.  The page has a list of our FREE Kids Fishing Workshops scheduled over the coming months and is updated regularly!  So keep an eye on the webpage for a location near you and [...]

FREE Learn To Fish Workshops2021-04-09T12:37:26+11:00

School is Back and so is Get Hooked!

2021-04-09T12:32:36+11:00

Calling all teachers and parents! Our popular FREE schools program is back for 2021. The program is available for all NSW students, both primary and secondary, and teaches the basics of sustainable recreational fishing, fish handling, safety around our waterways and also involves a practical fishing lesson! For more information and to join this program [...]

School is Back and so is Get Hooked!2021-04-09T12:32:36+11:00

Rare Longterm Yellowfin Tuna Recapture

2021-04-09T12:29:53+11:00

From time to time the NSW Game Fish Tagging Program is lucky enough to receive details of recaptures that come from remote regions of the Pacific Ocean. Recently, a game fish recapture form was submitted by a researcher from the Japanese Fisheries Research Institute. The fisheries researcher had received a tag from a skipper of [...]

Rare Longterm Yellowfin Tuna Recapture2021-04-09T12:29:53+11:00

NEW RAMP ON THE WAY FOR NORTH ARM OF GIPPSLAND LAKES

2021-04-09T12:15:52+11:00

Heading out on the water at Lakes Entrance will soon be easier and safer with works to begin on a project to upgrade boating facilities on the Gippsland Lakes’ North Arm. The works are funded through the Australian Government’s Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities $3.47 million grants program and the Victorian Government’s $47.2 million investment [...]

NEW RAMP ON THE WAY FOR NORTH ARM OF GIPPSLAND LAKES2021-04-09T12:15:52+11:00

MERCURY V8 200HP PRO XS: “LIGHTNING FAST” FOR NAM FAMILY

2021-04-09T11:57:21+11:00

29 MARCH 2021 — Vastly improved handling, faster acceleration and significant fuel economy are just some of the improvements Shayne Nam is enjoying after repowering with the Mercury Pro XS V8. “We have always been fans of Mercury outboards; it’s a company that is solely dedicated to marine propulsion and Dad and I are both avid [...]

MERCURY V8 200HP PRO XS: “LIGHTNING FAST” FOR NAM FAMILY2021-04-09T11:57:21+11:00

NAVICO LAUNCHES NEW, SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING PROGRAM

2021-04-09T11:51:56+11:00

Initial Efforts Will Eliminate Nearly Two Tons of Plastic Used Annually Navico®, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad Yachting, B&G® and C-MAP® brands recently announced its renewed focus on becoming a more sustainable company, dedicated to preserving the joy of being on the water for current and future generations. The first step was a transition [...]

NAVICO LAUNCHES NEW, SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING PROGRAM2021-04-09T11:51:56+11:00

NEW JUNIOR AND SENIOR CARDS TO INSPIRE LOVE OF FISHING

2021-04-09T11:43:31+11:00

Junior and senior fishers now have new gear to boost their fishing passion, with the introduction of free Recreational Fishing cards. Minister for Fishing and Boating Melissa Horne said the cards will inspire stewardship and a connection to recreational fishing for people not required to hold a fishing licence. Public consultation regarding the new cards [...]

NEW JUNIOR AND SENIOR CARDS TO INSPIRE LOVE OF FISHING2021-04-09T11:43:31+11:00

FIRST MAJOR FISH STOCKING FOR LAKE COLAC IN 67 YEARS

2021-04-09T11:38:45+11:00

The Andrews Labor Government is creating a new fishery in Lake Colac by stocking 10,000 catchable rainbow trout. Minister for Fishing and Boating Melissa Horne said the stocking is the first major one for the waterway since 1954. The fish will be stocked thanks to recreational fishing licence fees and the government’s $35 million investment [...]

FIRST MAJOR FISH STOCKING FOR LAKE COLAC IN 67 YEARS2021-04-09T11:38:45+11:00