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More snags in the Murray River means more fish 

Native fish will soon have more areas to rest, shelter, breed and feed with a re-snagging project close to completion in the Murray River by recreational fishing conservation group, OzFish Unlimited. Dozens of snags ...

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Snapper Habitat Gets Second Dose Of Seagrass Seeds

West Australian recreational fishers and divers have worked to restore the lost seagrass meadows of Cockburn Sound for the second consecutive year by collecting and spreading seeds to speed the plant’s ...

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Pumicestone Shellfish Habitat Restoration Continues

The project to restore the once magnificent shellfish beds of the Pumicestone Passage will be enhanced for the second time on Friday, December 6 with more reef structures of recycled shell being installed off Kakadu ...

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Search for the Kangaroo River Perch

With the help of modern science, OzFish Unlimited, is on a mission to find out if the Kangaroo River Perch is still surviving. It’s was last recorded in the wild over 20 years ago. The native fish is a relative of ...

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OzFish calls for habitat restoration to be part of the Snapper solution in SA

OzFish Unlimited has announced its intention to pursue habitat restoration projects important to snapper such as shellfish and seagrass to contribute to snapper recovery in South Australia. Dr Michael Sierp Senior ...

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Fish Habitat Forum inviting Tasmanians to learn more about their local fish habitat

Recreational fishers are invited to attend a free community Fish Habitat Forum in Moonah Tasmania hosted by OzFish Unlimited at the Cooleys Hotel on December 9. The forum will provide anglers with the latest ...

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Tenterfield’s Gone Fishing Day for 2019 on again

The Tenterfield Gone Fishing Day event, celebrated each year in October, was recently postponed due to the local bushfire and drought conditions. It’s now on Sunday December 1, at Saddler Estate Park thanks to the ...

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Restoration project building habitat for Pink Snapper in WA

Western Australia’s second-largest Pink Snapper spawning ground is slowly getting restored with the help of an innovative habitat restoration project, Seeds for Snapper. Behind the project is OzFish, Australia’s ...

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OzFish Leads The Way In Macquarie River Fish Rescue

Hundreds of Murray Cod and Yellowbelly destined to perish in worsening drought conditions have been rescued on the Macquarie River in a joint operation between NSW DPI Fisheries, local landholders, and volunteers of ...

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Tree planting restores fish habitat along Nicholson River

A band of dedicated recreational fishers we will be out planting trees and shrubs along the Nicholson River to restore fish habitat on Saturday 26 October. Some 1,500 trees and shrubs will be planted by an expected ...

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Mildura school students are encouraging locals to get fishing.

Two enterprising Mildura primary school students are encouraging locals to get out and go fishing. Lucinda Mark and Sam Fletcher have teamed up with OzFish Unlimited, Mallee Catchment Management Authority and BCF – ...

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OzFish throws support behind Gone Fishing Day Sunday Oct 20

OzFish Unlimited throws support behind Gone Fishing Day on Sunday, October 20 as Australians young and old are encouraged to get outside and enjoy one of our favourite pastimes – fishing. The day is an initiative of ...

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