December 2, 2014

Do you ever wonder how to tell which fish species are sustainably harvested? In this article Recfishing Research delves deeper into the process through which researchers and managers work this out, and discusses the results, and what it means for rec fishos.

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November 24, 2014

Whilst fishing with mates I often hear the saying “if you don’t get snagged, you aren’t getting close enough”. Though usually muttered in explanation of a lure swinging off a piece of timber, I think this statement actually says a lot about the intimate appreciation th...

October 31, 2014

In many respects Mangrove Jack are the pinnacle of estuary fishing in northern NSW and southeast Queensland.

They offer the royal flush of growing big, pulling hard, looking great, tasting even better and being relatively plentiful and targetable under the right conditi...

June 4, 2014

I think it was Dr Seuss who said “it’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become”. Perhaps he was talking about the Condamine River?

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June 4, 2014

It seems that studies from Australia and overseas have reported cases of saddleback syndrome from a variety of species, many from the same family as Yellowfin bream.

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June 2, 2014

Can you imagine waking up in the morning, grabbing your phone, but instead of checking your messages, you open an app to check if there are any fish at your favourite spot, and perhaps even what species/size? It’s not as far-fetched as you may think…

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June 2, 2014

Whilst most of the rest of Australia is studying the form guide, or perhaps donning suits and fascinators and heading along to “the race that stops the nation”, University of Canberra PhD candidate is out chasing Murray cod in the middle of the night on the Murrumbidge...

April 28, 2014

If you  opened a newspaper during 2011 chances are you were greeted by an article about fish health concerns in the Gladstone region, and the many possible causes/likely impacts for local fishers…

In fact, fish health issues and their impacts on local fishers never left...

January 10, 2014

In this article Recfishing Research explores how technological advancements in genetics have revolutionised fisheries research and management in Australia, and considers how it may continue to shape the way we study and manage our fish resources in future...

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October 3, 2013

A small team of researchers are taking a closer look into the way we fishos dispatch fish intended for the table.

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Recfishing Research Executive Officer
Owen Li

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