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First appointments to Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council

4 January 2019

The State Government is delivering on its election commitment to establish a Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council with the appointment of four members representing recreational fishing organisations.

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Prawn fishery co-management to continue following successful trial

2 January 2019

The Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery will continue to be managed by both the State Government and industry, following the completion of a successful first year trial of arrangements to allow industry to play a greater role in administering the fishery and…

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Brush up on methods to catch and release a Cod

27 December 2018

South Australia's Murray Cod fishery reopens on 1 January 2019, giving devoted fishers an opportunity to catch and release the sought-after river species.

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Nominations now open for new recreational fishing advisory council

17 December 2018

Nominations are now open for the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

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Safeguarding our future Snapper stocks

14 December 2018

Changes to managing South Australia’s iconic snapper including spatial closures in both the Spencer Gulf and Gulf St Vincent have been agreed, following consultation with the commercial, charter and recreational fishing sectors.

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Government delivers election commitment to recreational fishers

6 December 2018

South Australian recreational fishers have the chance to get involved in the creation of the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

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State Government backs Charter Boat Fishery

23 November 2018

The State Government is aiming to strengthen the local charter boat sector after significant declines in passenger numbers in recent years.

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Recreational Southern Bluefin Tuna survey

22 November 2018

South Australia’s recreational fishers are being invited to provide information to a new national survey on Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT).

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Fisher in muddy water trying to sell undersize cockles

21 November 2018

A commercial marine scale fisher who took and attempted to sell undersize vongole (mud cockles) has been handed a hefty penalty for his illegal haul.

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NSW commercial fishers caught illegally fishing in SA

19 November 2018

Three New South Wales commercial fishers have been caught and fined more than $10,000 for unlicensed commercial fishing in South Australian waters.

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