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By George, Whiting back on the menu

18 April 2019

The State Government will re-open areas for King George Whiting fishing this year after reviewing the latest science and listening to the views of South Australian commercial and recreational fishers.

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First meeting of Minister's recreational fishing council in Port Pirie

17 April 2019

Recreational fishers have a new voice to government, with the inaugural meeting of the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council held today in Port Pirie.

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Know your fishing limits these holidays

15 April 2019

If you're planning to go fishing over the school holidays or Easter long weekend, make sure you know the fishing rules.

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50,000 oysters find new home at Windara Reef

12 April 2019

More than 50,000 native oysters have been introduced to Windara Reef this week as part of Australia's biggest reef restoration project, led by The Nature Conservancy.

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Recreational fisher fined $5900 for poaching Callop

9 April 2019

A Truro man has been convicted for taking almost six times over the bag limit for Callop.

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Final line-up for the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council announced

25 March 2019

The Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council has been finalised with the announcement of the five successful individual representatives to complete the nine-member council.

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Abalone poaching party stung with $5,000 fine

19 March 2019

A party of six recreational fishers have been fined over $5,000 for trying to poach abalone with a potential commercial value of $1,500.

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South East fishers caught out over Rock Lobster

27 February 2019

Fisheries Officers have seized a total of 18kg of Rock Lobster and 13 pots from recreational fishers during a recent two-day operation at Southend in the state's South East.

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Traditional fishing on show at Gynburra Festival

27 February 2019

Traditional fishing was on display at the recent Gynburra Festival held at Port Victoria.

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Candidates announced for new recreational fishing body

15 February 2019

There will be 42 individual candidates up for election to the new Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council, revealed today by the State Government.

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