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CONGRATULATIONS HARRO! One of our most inspirational OzFishers, David 'Harro' Harris is set to continue his extraordinary work to restore and protect the health of the Macquarie River, as part of the work for the dole program. OzFish Unlimited are so proud of you mate....with every native you plant and every piece of rubbish you remove, you are also changing and improving the lives of so many. You're a legend......watch the video
Living in Lennox Head a common Easter activity is to get wet and muddy at the Blues Festival but sometimes you need to break out of what you normally do – change the “status quo??? as they say. So in 2017 after a couple of years of invites I made the trip to Lake Burrendong just out of Dubbo in NSW, for the renowned and iconic Lake Burendong Easter Fishing Classic........read more
Name: Harry Davey
From: Tenterfield, NSW.
Job: Supermarket Manager.
Loves: Freshwater Fishing.......read more
Congratulation to our Richmond River Chapter who are doing an outstanding job in educating the next generation about importance of conservation of our waterways. This is the stuff dreams are made of!.....read more
Name: Luke Galea
From: Mackay, QLD.
Job: Supervisor of Waterways Team at Mackay Regional Council.
Loves: Trekking rainforest streams in search of sooty grunter, jungle perch and barramundi......read more
Each winter Australian bass turn their minds to spawning. Biological urges compel female bass to head downstream in search of spawning grounds. Their annual migration can take them hundreds of kilometres down river to the eagerly awaiting males. During these cooler months’, large schools of migrating bass can be found .......read more
Sunday 28th March 2017 OzFish Tenterfield Chapter members planted 120 native trees (wattles, redgum and bottle brush) at the Old Bondonga Homestead on the Mole River, 42km west of Tenterfield. The seedlings were supplied by the local nursery.....read more
Last September Ozfish Richmond River Chapter partnered with local business Richmond Oysters and the DPI to trial selectively bred Sydney Rock Oysters, which scientists hoped might be more resilient in local conditions ....read more
The project is a continuation of the successful Fish Friendly Farms originally rolled out in NSW. The project is delivered in partnership with South Coast Resource Management, Recfish West and OzFish Unlimited. This program aims to provide benefit by decreasing the negative impact of agricultural activities on rivers, lakes and streams. It will delivered through a series of extension activities to raise the awareness by farmers regarding farming practices and the active consideration of aquatic habitat preservation, and the role this plays in sustaining and improving fisheries. It will also deliver on farm demonstration projects working with local fishers......read more