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...

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.

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Deeply hooked fish have a much lower survival rate than their mouth hooked counterparts. 

Freshwater Fishing Australia article.

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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...

December 13, 2012

A keen fisher, Craig Lees recently asked Recfishing Research about a 95cm snook he caught and released near Ceduna. He explained that whilst handling the fish before release quite a few scales came off in his hand, and the fish seemed to take a while to recover before...

September 1, 2003

A pioneering national study of Australian public perceptions, knowledge and attitudes towards the fishing industry, has been completed. It covers the commercial, recreational and traditional fishing sectors, and also examines seafood consumption and factors likely to a...

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

p: 0413148222

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