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Tasmania Seagrass Restoration Trial

Tasmania Seagrass Restoration Trial

OzFish, in partnership with the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), has successfully delivered the first seagrass restoration trial in Tasmanian waters. The trial undertook crucial first steps towards enabling large-scale seagrass restoration in Tasmania, ...

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Saltmarsh Restoration Pitt Water – Orielton Lagoon, TAS

Saltmarsh Restoration Pitt Water – Orielton Lagoon, TAS

OzFishers are working with NRM South, the University of Tasmania, and a local landholder to help restore this incredibly important Ramsar wetland and improve fish habitat. Pitt Water - Orielton Lagoon is a Ramsar listed wetland which supports a whole range of birds, fish, and other aquatic ...

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Environmentally Friendly Moorings, North West Bay Tasmania

Environmentally Friendly Moorings, North West Bay Tasmania

OzFish is working with NRM South and researchers from the CSIRO to install Environmentally Friendly Moorings (EFMs) in North West Bay, a popular and important recreational fishing area in southern Tasmania. These moorings, designed by the CSIRO, give seagrass habitat a chance to recover. Over ...

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Tackle Loop

Tackle Loop

Tackle Loop is OzFish’s solution to provide a home for recreational fishers’ old, unwanted, and broken gear. Working with our partners, we will take in old and discarded gear before ensuring it is recycled instead of polluting Australia’s waterways or ending up in landfill.

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Know Your Knots

Know Your Knots

We’ve found something that every fisher can do to reduce the fishing litter in our waterways. It’s super simple – know your knots! If you’re good at tying on your rigs and lures, you’ll lose less! We have created some handy ‘how to’ videos and instructions on how to tie a few useful fishing ...

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Tangle Bins

Tangle Bins

OzFish Tangle Bins are now available to target areas and interested OzFish Chapters who have local fishing spots that are plagued by incorrectly disposed litter. The bins will give fishers the ability to do the right thing and put their discarded tackle and washed out bait-bags into a purpose ...

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Giant Kelp Restoration Project, Tasmania

Giant Kelp Restoration Project, Tasmania

Giant kelp forests in many locations in Australia are getting smaller. Some of the most dramatic declines have occurred in Tasmania, where 95% of the iconic giant kelp forests have disappeared, and are now listed as an endangered marine community.

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