HOA Shifts into Top Gear!Click here for more...
27/06/03: The new series of Starlo & Bushy's Hooked On Adventure - now airing each Sunday afternoon on Channel Seven (Perth), GWN (WA) and in the eastern state's via the PRIME Network - is rapidly attracting a loyal audience of keen fans.......

Fishing Australia in StampsClick here for more...
10/01/03: Recreational fishing is honoured with its own series of stamps. The stamp designs comprise two major elements: a popular recreational fish, and a scene showing the environment for the angler...

Trout Eradication in NSWClick here for more...
Over the last couple of months the (SMH) environment writer James Woodford has gone on the attack putting trout in his sights, referring to them as noxious predators and calling for their eradication. Trout are not listed as a noxious species in NSW.......

The Great Barrier ReefClick here for more...
So many times I have heard "If only I had know" or "what the #*#*#* ! who said I can't fish there" All around the country our recreational fishing resource are being eroded away...…

THE INNAUGURAL SPORTSFISH GOLDEN DASHClick here for more...
Right from the start, the 'Golden Dash' created a lot of interest. All the teams that competed in the 2001 Windamere Golden Classic were eligible to enter, and the attention that the competitors showed at the briefing was second to none in my tournament experience - which probably reflected both the interest of the anglers, and the fact that over $1,000 in cash was on offer!...

YAMAHA TESTED ON HAINES HUNTERClick here for more...
Now that the Haines Hunter brand has passed into private ownership, the company is free to test its new models with whatever engine(s) will provide the best power match for the boat in question...

JERVIS BAY MARINE PARKClick here for more...
Jim Harnwell, Recreational fishing representative, JBMP advisory committee and Managing editor, Fishing World offers an "inside" prespective of the Jervis Bay Mark Park issue...

THE GREENS HAVE NOW JOINED THE DEBATE!Click here for more...
The National Conservation Council of NSW and the National Parks Association has now added their two bobs worth into the Recreational Fishing Areas of Lake Macquarie and Botany Bay...

THE PRO FISHERMEN FIGHT BACK!Click here for more...
The professional fishing lobby are hitting the airways to put their case as to why Botany Bay & Port Macquarie should remain in their hands! First Stop Mr. Jones of 2UE. Here is the full transcript of the interview. I will have more to say about this soon but you just got to read this great piece of balanced radio...

MARINE PARKS IN N.S.W.!Click here for more...
The Draft Zoning Plan for the Solitary Islands Marine Park(June 2001) has been made public and as expected there's both good and bad on offer for recreational fishermen. Phil Atkinson tackles this vexatious issue with some timely warnings give the Victorian debacle...

A Win for the TROUT NAZIS!Click here for more...
NSW Fisheries extended the fishing season in the Eucumbene River to allow anglers to tap into this resource, and to hopefully give the system's more readily catch-able rainbow trout population a better chance of spawning successfully.   Steve Starling comments on the going on's at Lake Eucumbene...

Minister joins us for discussionsClick here for more...
Director & Executive Officer of the NSW Fisheries, Mr. Steve Dunn, visited the SportsFish site recently.   Steve joined in for a good discussion on matters of importance with NSW Fisheries and topics affecting our NSW Fisho's...

NSW Saltwater Licence!Click here for more...
.Since the NSW saltwater licence was punched through parliament the web chat boards have been pretty quiet on the subject. That's probably a result of a feeling of resignation we all get when the Gummint drops a load of legislation on us and says it will be good for us.

Time of Reckoning Click here for more...
It is certainly evident that fishing on the internet has come of age and at Sportsfish Australia we have, as never before, the ability to have instant access to important information and expert commentary from many high-profile fishing authorities and personalities..

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