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...

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.

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...

To better understand barriers and opportunities to rec fish participation as well as understanding how rec fishing changing (who is fishing), need to understand why it is changing and what can we do to influence participation?

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November 4, 2013

Ever wonder how much fishing is worth to the NSW economy? This study estimates that 773,000 adult anglers in NSW spent $1.625bn on fishing in 2012, including $186.1m spent by Interstate visiting fishers. 

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October 7, 2013

Australians continue to hold the view that achieving sustainability is a shared responsibility.

The results of this report support the position that Australia's fishing community as a collective (everyone who fishes) is the predominant ‘custodian’ for sustainability. T...

August 5, 2013

Recreational fishing is a popular form of outdoor recreation enjoyed by Australians. Participation rates have been extrapolated to show that approximately 25% of Australian households consist of at least one member who participates in recreational fishing; and on avera...

August 5, 2013

A report recently published by the American Sportfishing Association presents some seriously impressive figures which plainly underscore the importance of fishing to the American culture and economy.

There is one main problem associated with trying to calculate the econ...

March 4, 2013

The Great Barrier Reef is home to some of the hottest fishing in Australia, drawing people from around the globe. This study measures the tourist, recreational, commercial fishing and scientific research and management activity within the Reef catchment and the World H...

February 1, 2013

Recreational fishing is big business in Australia. A survey in 2001-02 estimated that Aussie fishos spent a whopping $1.8 billion on rec fishing over the 12 month study period. Unfortunately, there hasn't been an assessment of the economic value of recreational fishing...

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

p: 0413148222

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