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Fishers vs environmentalists: is it time we found common ground?

I haven’t been able to get out fishing much over the last month. So instead I find myself thinking and writing about fishing instead. One thing that I have been thinking about for a long time is the seeming antagonism and lack of cooperation between some recreational fishers and conservationists in Australia. I have to admit, it doesn’t make much…

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Commonwealth marine parks and recreational fishing

We’ll there has been a lot of talk about the new commonwealth marine parks. So I thought I’d post the maps. In terms of impacts of recreational fishing, they are likely to be pretty minor. From what I can gather, recreational fishing is allowed in all bar the green areas on the maps, all other colours look like recreational fishing…

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