Rottnest to open waters for fishing gear retrieval.

Rottnest island has been closed to the public since March 25, but a new government decision will allow fishers access to the waters around the island. Fisheries Minister Peter Tinley says that the government recognises that the Rottnest reefs are a popular area to set craypots, and that recreational fishers need to be able to…

Sport Fishing Initiative Hoping To Attract Tourists To WA

A sport fishing bonanza set to benefit Perth and regional Western Australia thanks to the installation of offshore Fish Aggregating Device (FAD), with hopes the device can boost WA’s tourism. The move will give recreational boat fishers throughout the state a chance to ‘join the race’, as the floating fish beacon has the ability to…