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Final line-up for the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council announced

25 March 2019

The Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council has been finalised with the announcement of the five successful individual representatives to complete the nine-member council.

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Abalone poaching party stung with $5,000 fine

19 March 2019

A party of six recreational fishers have been fined over $5,000 for trying to poach abalone with a potential commercial value of $1,500.

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South East fishers caught out over Rock Lobster

27 February 2019

Fisheries Officers have seized a total of 18kg of Rock Lobster and 13 pots from recreational fishers during a recent two-day operation at Southend in the state's South East.

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Traditional fishing on show at Gynburra Festival

27 February 2019

Traditional fishing was on display at the recent Gynburra Festival held at Port Victoria.

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Candidates announced for new recreational fishing body

15 February 2019

There will be 42 individual candidates up for election to the new Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council, revealed today by the State Government.

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SA oyster industry on the road to recovery

31 January 2019

The South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery - no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) - and able to rely solely on spat produced by four commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers.

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Festive fishers fined in the Limestone Coast

25 January 2019

Ten people have learnt it does not pay to break fisheries laws, with more than $4,000 in fines issued by Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) in the Limestone Coast during December 2018.

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Couple convicted for purchasing and selling Callop

23 January 2019

A husband and wife have been convicted and fined $13,000 for illegally selling fish caught by a recreational fisher.

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Holiday fishers reminded to brush up on limits

22 January 2019

Holidaymakers and keen recreational fishers are reminded to make themselves aware of fishing rules ahead of the Australia Day long weekend.

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First appointments to Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council

4 January 2019

The State Government is delivering on its election commitment to establish a Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council with the appointment of four members representing recreational fishing organisations.

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