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.

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...

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...

The Murray–Darling Basin (MDB) has a lot of dams, and many of them cause cold water pollution (CWP) downstream, as cold water is released to flow downstream from deep in the dam. This study looks at how significant cold water pollution is in the Murray-Darling, and con...

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 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...

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

p: 0413148222

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