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Collaboration to Save our Seas

Collaboration to Save our Seas

World Bank issues SOS for oceans Global lender launches partnership between governments, scientists and organisations to restore health of planet’s seas. According to the World Bank, 85 per cent of ocean fisheries are fully exploited, over-exploited [...]

Recommended summer reading for all fishers in NZ

Recommended summer reading for all fishers in NZ

Gareth Morgan and co-writer Geoff Simmons have produced a ‘must read’ for all Kiwis who value their fishing. Hook, Line and Blinkers is written in a casual style that enables the well researched message to be [...]

World Recreational Fishing Conference in Berlin

World Recreational Fishing Conference in Berlin

NZRFC sent a representative to the recent World Recreational Fishing Conference in Berlin. Just under 300 delegates from 33 countries attended the conference. Topics covered the various challenges facing countries around the world with recreational fisheries [...]

Peter Dunne on recreational fishing

Peter Dunne on recreational fishing

Peter Dunne’s address to the United Future 2011 conference on 21st August includes support for a better marine recreational fishing future…. New Zealanders managing their recreational resources Tramping, hunting, fishing are part of the Kiwi birthright [...]

Relevant articles

Relevant articles

Plenty is being written in New Zealand and overseas as recreational fishers become more aware of the necessity to become good stewards of the resource.  US angler and conservationist Tom Sadler said in 2009 after he [...]

IGFA explain why licenses are a good tool

IGFA explain why licenses are a good tool

A simply explained article on the reason for having fishing licenses.  This article in the international sport fisher’s magazine sets out, with no fuss about birth rights to fish, the reasons you would support a user fee [...]

Keep Australia Fishing

Keep Australia Fishing

A comprehensive report on the state of recreational fishing advocacy in Australia with plenty of suggestions for change. Commissioned by Australian representatives from angling bodies, the tackle and boating trade and the fishing media, this report [...]

Building a pathway to smart sustainable fishing

Building a pathway to smart sustainable fishing

Fisheries consultant Miranda O’Connell, has written for issue 7  of the e-magazine NZ Fisher on building a path for all fishers in New Zealand to step up to stewardship. To read the full article on page [...]

Members Musings – Martyn Barlow, TasFish

Members Musings – Martyn Barlow, TasFish

March 2011 Member’s muse There are varying points of view regarding the amateur fisher’s lot, and how they are or should be represented. One thing is clear in my mind that if the amateurs are to [...]

The last word – article in Fishing News Feb 2011

The last word – article in Fishing News Feb 2011

Graham Andrews, independent commentator to The Fishing News tells it how he sees it in regards to change for the future. To read the full article click below The Last Word [...]