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Recfishwest Southern Community Tour

Written by Matt Gillett, 18th August 2014

Recfishwest is holding its Southern Community Tour in 2014. The Recfishwest SunSmart Fishing Clinics will be held in various locations throughout the South West of WA over the September/ October school holidays.

The Fishing Clinics are FREE to the community and is a great activity to get the kids out of the house during school holidays and catching some fish!

Just turn up on the day 30 minutes before start time and register! Maximum of 30 people per clinic (possibly more if using your own fishing gear). Children under 10 require a guardian at all times please.


Contests wet the appetite for fishing

Written by Matt Gillett, 13th August 2014

Fishing tournaments in the North-West make up an important part of the fabric of life in the region

Now in its 39th year, the annual Dampier Classic Fishing Tournament is open to adults and juniors with billfish and game fish the main target species of the tag and release contest.

Recfishwest Chief Executive Officer Dr Andrew Rowland said thousands of people participate in these events each year and they are eagerly anticipated among the recreational fishing community.


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.


Welcome to Recfishwest

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.