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Skippers need to check flares after national recall

Written by Hayley Gebbie, 23rd June 2014

WA skippers are being urged to check their flares after a national recall of a red hand flare widely available throughout the State.

Department of Transport (DoT) Safety Education Coordinator Laurie Adams said Drew Marine Signal & Safety Australia Pty Ltd had recalled its Aurora red hand flare sold individually or as part of the Aurora Inshore Flare Kit with lot numbers from 3186 to 3260.


Recfishwest Northern Tour Ticking all Boxes

Written by Matt Gillett, 19th June 2014

RECFISHWEST'S Woodside annual northern community tour has again been a tremendous success, with hundreds of kids in the northern half of the state having an absolute ball, over five weeks of family fishing fun.


Lake Kununurra to become world-class barramundi fishing haven

Written by Matt Gillett, 19th May 2014

Lake Kununurra is set to become a recreational fishing asset for the Kimberley and a major draw card for tourists, following the announcement that additional barramundi fingerlings will be released into the lake.

The Kimberley Training Institute will oversee the release of the barramundi as part of the Department of Fisheries’ Lake Kununurra restocking program.

More than 200,000 barramundi fingerlings averaging over 50mm in size will be released at the Lake Kununurra side of the Argyle Dam wall on Tuesday 13 May and Tuesday 20 May.

These fish are expected to grow to the legal recreational size of 55cm by mid2015.


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Recfishwest is the recognised peak recreational fishing body and your voice whenever decisions which affect our fisheries, or access to them, are being made.

We represent and advocate at state and national levels to government, organisations and industry, the best interests of the Western Australian recreational fishing community.