The Survival Float

The Survival Float
Coming home safe from a days fishing is something that is important to everyone. Recently Australia was introduced to the Survival Float, a new invention designed by WA spear fishers to give all boaters the best chance of coming home safe after a day in the water.

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Community Heroes Keep Fishers Safe in the Gascoyne

Community Heroes Keep Fishers Safe in the Gascoyne

It is common knowledge that the WA coast can be unforgiving. In our state alone we have lost 27 people from rock fishing incidents since 2002, an alarmingly high number for our beloved past time. This is a strong reminder that fishers must always consider the dangers when fishing along...

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Fishing Safety - It is your responsibility

Fishing Safety - It is your responsibility

Quobba can produce some great land-based fishing opportunities, but the risk to you, your friends and family are very high. With vertical cliffs, jagged sharp rocks and big swell, Quobba fishing should only be attempted by people with the right gear and are experienced rock fishers. Read the full article,...

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Recfishwest's Position on Mandatory Life Jackets on Boats

Recfishwest's Position on Mandatory Life Jackets on Boats

Recfishwest is a key stakeholder and is represented on the Department of Transport’s External Reference Group which provides input from all the relevant water using sectors, including recreational fishing.One topic that is being widely discussed is the consideration for the mandatory wearing of life jackets on recreational vessels. Read the...

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WA Invention - A Must Have for Spearo's

WA Invention - A Must Have for Spearo's

If you ever dive from a boat, you would have felt that horrible momentary feeling when you look around and for a second it has disappeared behind the waves leaving you thinking, what next? Read the full article, here. 

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