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Locations for next shark beach enclosures announced

Posted by Larissa

**The following statement was issued by the Premier, the Hon Colin Barnett, MLA Sorrento Beach in the north and Middleton Beach in Albany to get funding for new swimming enclosures In addition to enclosures already funded for Dunsborough and Busselton Brings the total number of State Government-funded enclosures in WA to four The State Government… Read more »

Pulling others’ lobster pots hauls in big fines

Posted by Larissa

Unlawful interference with rock lobster pots led to an expensive day in court for three offenders this week. A Mandurah Court magistrate issued a man and a woman with fines and costs of $5,150.80 each, for joint offences. Another man was ordered to pay $4650.80 for offences he was found guilty of. Raymond John SERGI… Read more »

Save with Fishing WA Pro Tackle & Perth Boat Storage

Posted by Larissa

With thanks to Fishing WA Pro Tackle and Perth Boat Storage we have some    specials for you! Print out the flyer and take it in to Fishing WA Pro Tackle to receive 25% of all Extreme Products. Perth Boat Storage are offering you the  first month free* when you store your boat at their convenient… Read more »

Shark Research Yields Promising Results

Posted by Larissa

Shark research yields promising results  ​**The following statement was issued by the Premier, the Hon Colin Barnett, MLA ​​Three State Government-funded research projects on shark detection and deterrents recently completed Existing and novel shark deterrents tested on a range of species in the wild Development of advanced visual shark detection system Premier and Science Minister… Read more »

South West reef trial brings positive results

Posted by Harry

The number of fish species recorded at Western Australia’s first trial artificial reefs has more than quadrupled in two years. Department of Fisheries’ researchers have noted significant marine growth on the 60 reef modules, building a welcoming habitat for fish and giving anglers new fishing spots. 50 finfish species had been recorded around the South-West… Read more »

Fisheries officers target illegal gear

Posted by Larissa

Fisheries and Marine Officers are always on the lookout for illegal fishing gear and the fish trap spotted on the bow of a Port Hedland man’s boat has cost him more than $1,600. The same court session cost another Port Hedland man over $1,400 for fish in his possession in excess of the daily bag… Read more »