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  • Native sportfish season re-opens in September
    Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall has announced anglers around the state could get back to reeling in some of our finest native sportfish when the Australian Bass and Estuary Perch season opens on Wednesday, 1 September 2021.
    Mr Marshall said the annual four-month fishing closure from May through August had been in place in all NSW …
  • Nine new champions crowned at the 2021 Billabong Oz Grom Cup.
    PARK BEACH, COFFS HARBOUR (Sunday, 11 April 2021): Nine new champions were crowned today at the 2021 Billabong Oz Grom Cup pres. by Coopers Surf Australia following a giant day of action in playful two-foot surf.
     
    Lennix Smith (Barrack Point, NSW) wrapped up his final year in the 2021 Billabong Oz Grom Cup pres. by Coopers …
  • Offshore
    What is it?
    Black Rock is an area of reef north of Woody Head and south of Evans Head that has a reputation of producing good reef fish.
    Where is it?
    Approx. 6 nautical miles north, northeast of Woody Head.
    What fish should I target?
    Predominately Trag, Snapper and Blue Spotted Flathead.
    What bait should I use?
    Best baits are Blue Pilchard …
  • River
    What is it?
    Rocks in the middle of the river which direct water flow towards the mouth.
    Where is it?
    Towards the entrance of the Clarence in the middle of the river. Boat ramp access from Golding Street ramp or Hickey island.
    What fish should I target?
    Flathead, Bream, Blackfish, Jewfish, Australian Salmon.
    What bait should I use?
    Live bait, herring, mullet …
  • Land Based
    What is it?
    This is the Port of Yamba loading wharf. The wharf itself is off limits to the public but the two rock walls outside the chain wire fence can be fished.
    Where is it?
    Towards the entrance of the Clarence in the
    Locally Owned & Operated
    Driving from Iluka 11 km turn left at the Woombah coffee shop …
  • Look after your tackle
    The Tangaroa Blue Foundation and the Australian National Sportfishing Association are challenging fishers across the country to know your knots in a bid to reduce the amount of fishing line lost in our waterways.
    The news comes as the Australian Marine Debris Initiative Database shows that fishing line is one of the top 20 items litter …


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