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Record categories open April 1 for European perch and Florida pompano
By IGFA, ,
9:37 PM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
Whilst the IGFA keeps All-Tackle records for nearly any species that swims, only certain species are eligible for the line class, fly rod, Junior Angler, and All-Tackle Length record categories. These species typically have a large range and are generally considered popular game fish in the eyes of the international angling community. ...
Freshwater record program expanded by the IGFA
By IGFA, ,
9:32 PM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
In a huge move that will create hundreds of vacancies – and new opportunities – for world records, the IGFA has announced a change to its record categories that will go into effect April 1, 2014: Freshwater line class and fly rod records will now be separated into men’s and women’s categories. ...
Sydney Trailerboat Show, 15/16 March
By Domenic Genua, ,
7:55 PM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
If you're a boater and you're anywhere in reach of Sydney, you won't want to miss the Sydney Trailerboat & Outdoor Leisure Show which has trailered out to Sydney Olympic Park ready for the weekend of 15/16 March. ...
Study documents energy it takes for fish to swim through intense waves
By ARC Centre of Excellence, ,
11:03 AM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
Mr Roche and Ms Binning are co-authors on a study documenting the energy it takes for fish to swim through large, intense waves. Specifically, they focused on fish that swim with their arm, or pectoral fins, which are very common on both rocky and coral reefs. ...
Free recreational fishing application for smartphones
By DEPI, ,
10:43 AM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
The first of its kind in Australia, the Recreational Fishing Application brings the popular Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide to iPhone and Android. The free application features colour illustrations of more than 65 species found in Victoria's waterways. ...
DEPI - New vehicle limit for abalone and shellfish
By DEPI, ,
10:10 AM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
DEPI - These limits will help protect these resources and ensure that they are appropriately shared amongst users.
Under the new regulations, no vehicle may have in it more than 10 abalone and 10 litres (two litres if shucked) of other shellfish such as periwinkles, dogwinkles, snails, and limpets. ...
Abalone poachers stopped in their tracks at Frankston
By Gemma Gadd, ,
3:51 AM Thu 6 Mar 2014 GMT
Fisheries Officers from the Department of Environment and Primary Industries are continuing their successful blitz on abalone poaching in Port Phillip Bay. ...
Club Marine continues sponsorship of Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show
By Marine Queensland, ,
11:23 PM Wed 5 Mar 2014 GMT
The 2014 Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show presented by Club Marine will feature hourly cooking demonstrations from Club Marine's resident chef, Bart Beek. ...
Sydney Trailerboat & Outdoor Leisure Show - 15 & 16 March
By BIA NSW, ,
12:47 AM Wed 5 Mar 2014 GMT
Formerly the Rosehill Trailer Boat Show, the Sydney Trailerboat & Outdoor Leisure Show is your one stop shop for the latest boating gear and accessories. ...
Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show - April 4 to 6
By Marine Queensland, ,
11:46 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
The 2014 Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show and National 4x4 & Outdoors Show will have all entertainment bases covered with a host of special guests and activities to occupy the whole family. ...
SCIBS provides FREE train travel for ticket holders
By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, ,
11:25 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
In 2014, Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) pre-paid ticket holders and accreditation pass holders will be able to enjoy free train travel to and from the event from May 22 to 25. ...
Launching a new way at Patterson River
By BIA Vic, ,
10:58 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
The Boating Industry of Victoria ( BIAV) applauds and thanks the Minister for Ports David Hodgett, the Napthine Government & local MP for Carrum Donna Bauer for being awarded through its Boating Safety and Facilities Program ( BSFP) the funding of a master plan for better car and trailer parking facilities for anglers and boating enthusiasts at Patterson River Launching Way. ...
Interest in Australian products drives strong presence in Dubai
By AIMEX, ,
9:53 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
Victorian marine manufacturers will again have strong representation at the Dubai International Boat Show through their presence in the Australian Pavilion, organised by the Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX). ...
'Ditch Digger' of Pompano takes top honors in Wahoo Smackdown IV
By John Bell, Bimini ,
5:35 PM Mon 3 Mar 2014 GMT
Following a day of dealing with some pesky kings, anglers at the Wahoo Smackdown IV Tournament in Bimini found and slammed over 27 fish on Saturday with 'Ditch Digger' captained by Manny Legakis taking $6,500 including first place honors with 121.01 total pounds of Wahoo caught and second place for Heaviest Fish. ...
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