9th November 2015
We have just received the news that participation in recreational fishing in Victoria has been estimated at 838,000 people, up from 721,000 in the previous 2009 study. Recreational fishing is also estimated to generate $7.1 billion in economic activity (including $2.6 billion in direct output) and supports 33,967 full-time jobs in Victoria.
24th September 2015
From the Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation:
14th September 2015
VRFish, the recreational fishing peak body in Victoria representing 721,000 fishers has slammed calls from the Humane Society International to list recreational game fishing as a key threatening process under federal environment legislation.
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