July 24, 2019

Recfishing Research is proud to say that we will be involved in the organising of the National Recreational Fishing Conference. The conference theme is: "Our Fishing. Our Research. Our Recreational Future", and the event will be about how we as recreational fishers par...

June 28, 2019

Tuna Champions is all about helping us fishers looking after and respecting our Southern Bluefin Tuna fishery so we can enjoy them forevermore. The team, lead by Dr Sean Tracey, does this by sourcing the world's best practices based on scientific research, and distribu...

July 15, 2017

Meet a team of passionate Aussie recfishers, who are heading to Canada to learn about and enhance the capacity of Australia's recreational fishing sector.

May 28, 2017

We celebrate the sight of a released fish swimming away. However, recent studies on air exposure and fight time on post-release survival rates, have found that swimming away from its encounter with us, is not necessarily the end story for the fish.

October 9, 2016

More and more fishos are recognising how noise can influence catch, and are turning to use of electric outboards, poling, kayaking and even measures such as carpet-lining anchor wells to go full stealth mode and catch more fish.

Now research is showing that noise doesn’...

October 5, 2016

If you're reading this then you probably know that feeling of slipping silently into a clear shaded pool, scanning the different backwaters, rock chutes and foaming eddies before firing out that first cast, landing sweetly up in a small sluggish pocket amidst fast wate...

September 27, 2016

Any fisho who has ever taken a good look at the chompers on a bream would know that they are perfectly suited for crushing the shells of molluscs, like oysters. In fact they form a really important part of not just the diet of bream species, but of a host of other fish...

September 13, 2016

Yellowfin bream are a true piscatorial all-rounder. For many Aussie fishos their first taste of angling success was probably with this platinum battler on the other end of their line. Their abundance within most eastern Australian estuaries and precocious nature as juv...

September 10, 2016

Ever wonder why you’ve never seen a fish with a peeling nose? As it turns out, they can produce their own sunscreen.

Anyone who has ever spent a summer afternoon lobbing lures on the flats would know that the sun can be pretty unrelenting…Fascinatingly, in their effort...

September 6, 2016

We all know that coral reef systems can produce some of the most mind-blowing fishing in tropical waters, 

and that healthiest reefs are often those with teeming fish communities, but researchers are only now starting to unpick the reasons why, and it might surprise you...

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Recfishing Research Executive Officer
Owen Li
e: owenl@uow.edu.au

p: 0413148222

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