September 26, 2012

Project leader, Matt Barwick said “we basically set out to get a handle on how active Australia’s recreational fishing community is in looking after our fisheries and the habitats and ecosystems they depend on. This is the first time anyone has tried to develop an unde...

September 26, 2012

The Murray Cod Fishery Management Group (MCFMG) is made up of researchers, managers, anglers and government representatives from each jurisdiction within the Murray-Darling Basin, and has the support of the Australian Fisheries Management Forum (AFMF is made up of head...

September 19, 2012

Recognising the need for collaborative action, researchers, managers, anglers, government representatives and research and development funding bodies have formed the Murray Cod Fishery Management Group (MCFMG) which aims to strengthen Murray Cod fisheries.

A partnership...

September 19, 2012

Where did they come from? And how would their presence in some of Australia’s river systems and impoundments impact on my fishing? As I explored information available to me my suspicions were confirmed: Tilapia are not good news for rec fishos.

A little while back I was...

August 20, 2012

We humans have invented some pretty nifty stuff over the years, but there are few inventions that rival the humble fishhook for sheer simplicity, effectiveness and benefit to humanity.

A reader recently asked on Facebook about barbless hooks, Matt did some research and...

August 19, 2012

We really don’t know anything about the population size or stock structure of tiger sharks occurring in NSW waters, or much about their movement. We do know that relatively large specimens (around 200kg plus) are fairly common off central NSW during summer months, as t...

August 6, 2012

The Murray Cod Fishery Management Group are constantly working to ensure the best for the iconic green fish and Recfishing Research shares the latest findings in their research.

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June 1, 2012

In this article Recfishing Research explores the importance of correct handling to ensure the survival of released fish, and explains the different practices required to ensure fish swim away healthy.

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August 1, 2011

Ensuring a good feed of Mud Crab is as easy as…ABC

Researchers have teamed up with commercial Mud Crabbers and recreational fishers as part of this project to develop an easy to follow way to work out whether a Mud Crab is ready to eat.

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August 25, 2009

Do stocked fish impact on resident fish populations or species of conservation concern?

Researchers have been looking into the impact of stocking apex predators such as Barramundi on resident fish populations and conservation-dependent species.

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Recfishing Research Executive Officer
Owen Li

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