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.

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 4, 2016

Swordfish (Xiphias glades) are definitely a bucket list species for most fishos... Largely due to the fact that they grow so big, pull so hard, and move so fast, reaching an impressive top speed of around 100km per hour. And researchers have just worked out how: they g...

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.

To read mor...

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...

August 4, 2014

Check out this informative brochure on best practice for handling Barramundi.

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

p: 0413148222

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