UPDATE: As of 1 July, 2021, all boats across WA line fishing for demersal species must carry a release weight.
To give undersized or unwanted demersal fish experiencing barotrauma the best chance of survival a release weight should be used. Continue reading “Using release weights to protect demersals” →
The west coast demersal closure ends today with dhuies, pinkies and baldies all back on the Chrissie lunch menu from tomorrow, 16 December.
Continue reading “Doing your bit to help with the recovery of West Coast demersal stocks” →
Not all fish are born equal. There are certain species that fuel the imagination more than others. The iconic WA dhufish is one of these. Along with its partners in crime the baldchin groper and pink snapper, these species inspire many West Aussies to head out to sea each year. Continue reading “Targeting dhufish for catch and release is not OK” →