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WA fishing ban | Category: Fishing Talk

itsaboat 1 month ago
#8070

This is the first I have heard about this. So all I know at this stage is what is in the story.

https://thewest.com.au/politics/mark-mcgowan-defends-wa-recreational-fishing-ban-warning-there-wont-be-any-fish-without-it-c-7953895

itsaboat mate...Life is just a boat and then ya marry one !
dazzling79 1 month ago
#8071

What?? For recreational fishers? What about commercial fishery?

itsaboat 3 weeks ago
#8072

Still not a lot in the news about this.

Apparently some rec fishing orgs are considering a class action.

If the comments at this news report are anything to go by. Then 90% of the fish are taken by commercial fishing !!

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/fishing/fishing-ban-in-wa-fishers-threaten-class-action-against-mcgowan-government-over-changes-c-7934892

itsaboat mate...Life is just a boat and then ya marry one !
John Needham 3 weeks ago
#8073

I can see him turning around and saying ok we won't do a ban but you've got to buy a fishing licence. Give with one hand, take with the other.

Here fishy fishy, here fishy fishy...
itsaboat 2 weeks ago
#8074

First mention of commercial fishing (that I have seen).

Published 4 days ago.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-09-11/wa-fishing-ban-proposal-deadline-nears-recfishwest-airs-concerns/101424200

itsaboat mate...Life is just a boat and then ya marry one !
Jenry 1 week ago
#8077

Recreational fishing can't dent the fishing population. Ban mass fishing (net, seine) etc and the fishing population will be fine.