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Swanfish Rego’s Now Open

Swanfish Rego’s Now Open Perth’s Biggest Family Fishing Event is on again soon! Early Bird Register Online Now to win a great Rod and Reel Combo! Big Prizes, New Catch-Click-Release category, No live fish weighed in . . . read more

Marron Mania

THE annual marron season is all but over, but it has been another successful one for WA’s legion of recreational marron fishers. The season opened on January 8 and finishes tomorrow, February 5. It’s always a . . . read more

Calling All Prawners

Recreational fishers have heard the call and people are returning to the banks of the Swan and Canning rivers chasing Western School Prawns. The Swan River Trust, Challenger Institute of Technology, West Australian Fish Foundation and . . . read more

Rec fishers Doing Their Bit For Crabs

Recreational crab fishers have been reminder to be on lookout for the noxious Asian Paddle Crab. This pest species, Charybdis japonica, has been found in the Swan in recent years and there was another confirmed capture . . . read more

Safety First on Esperance Rocks

Esperance reached a major milestone and received a much needed boost in safety over the weekend with 30 rock anchor points installed in high risk fishing locations. The South East Coast Fishing Council (SEFC) along with . . . read more

Perth Waters Get New FADs

Perth metro waters has just received a huge boost, with two newly designed world class Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) deployed West of the ever popular Rottnest Island allowing year round fishing opportunities. Recfishwest CEO Dr Andrew . . . read more

Augusta Marina Gateway for Rec Fishers

Friday 21st November                                                                                     Media Statement New Augusta Marina a Win for Rec Fishers New marina allows safer boating facilities for rec fishers Greater access to better recreational fishing in the South West region The new . . . read more