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...

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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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...

July 2, 2012

On behalf of the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Australian Survey Research (ASR) conducted a survey of recreational fishing license holders in Victoria. The focus of the survey was improving inland recreational fishing and habitats.

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The value of recreational fishing extends far beyond the money handed over the counter when you buy a new reel... The immense feeling of wellbeing after a big day on the water... The social connections after a weekend fishing with mates. But how can we measure these be...

The Murray-Darling Basin is Australia's largest river system, and home to Australia's largest freshwater fish species - the iconic Murray cod. The culture of many rural and regional communities throughout the basin is intrinsically linked with the river, and fishing. B...

April 1, 2011

What do we need to secure a better future for recreational fishing?

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November 1, 2010

This study of economic and social aspects of recreational fishing in NSW used a telephone survey of 1,254 holders of the NSW recreational fishing licence to examine the expenditure of anglers in NSW and the expenditure of Sydney anglers on their trips to coastal region...

December 7, 2009

An assessment of recreational fishing in South Australia (SA). Conducted in 2007/08, it provided statistically robust estimates of a) the state wide and regional participation levels and demographics of SA residents that fished in SA, and b) their fishing effort and ca...

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

p: 0413148222

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