West coast demersal scalefish petition
SIGN THE PARLIAMENTARY PETITION HERE to voice your opposition to DPIRD’s proposed nine-month ban.
Future Of West Coast Demersals Consultation Latest
Read an update on our response to the Government's proposed nine-month west coast demersal closureRead more here
Fisheries Minister fixes DPIRD’s Harvey Dam marron stocking blocking with 100,000 juveniles to be released
After a long three-year stocking hiatus, Harvey Dam is finally set to see 100,000 marron make a splash into its waterways in 2023. The announcement by the Fisheries Minister Don Punch fixes a decision by DPIRD to…
Breaksea cod Epinephelides armatus Eating: 4.5 stars ID – Dark black blotch around anus. Colour can vary including orange, brown and grey. Breaksea cod, long known by another colloquial name that I won’t repeat…
East Kimberley fishing gems shone bright silver recently, with a record-breaking number of Apex Kununurra Barra Bash competitors experiencing ‘barradise’ first-hand. Now in its 24th year, the 2022 Apex Kununurra…
Record online petition sends a clear message to Government – there is a better way for west coast demersals
The petition opposing proposed nine-month west coast demersal ban has clocked more than 17,000 signatures making it the biggest online Parliamentary petition in WA history. Thousands signed the petition over the…
Recfishwest continues to call on Government to adopt a more sensible approach to west coast demersals
Following the Government’s proposed nine-month ban on fishing for more than 100 demersal species from Augusta to Kalbarri, the call for an alternative – including a dhufish spawning closure – continues to build in…
Red bass Lutjanus bohar Eating: 3.5 stars ID – Forked caudal fin, deep nostril grove forward of eyes. Brown colour to the top of the body with deep red flanks, yellow colouration of the eye. One of the toughest…
Fishing in WARead More
Big dolphinfish, wahoo, tuna and even a black marlin sighting, it’s safe to say the metropolitan fish aggregating devices (FADs) are producing unreal fishing action this season.
Version 3 of Recfishwest’s popular and trusted Smartphone App launched recently with new features built in to make your fishing even more stress free than before. The new version of the App has a new feature to…
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