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National Recreational Fishing Conference

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National Recreational Fishing Conference

November 25, 2017

$90 – $150

If you are a passionate recreational fisher or a government representative this conference is for you!

With high profile keynote speakers, and current hot topics up for discussion you can’t afford not to attend. speeches and discussion will be held for each of our key themes: Sustainability and Management of Recreational Fishing, Habitat + Fish = Community Involvement, and ‘Growing the Pie’. There will also be a 1hr panel discussion at the end to speak about topics from the day and any other fishing issue, question or query you have. 


Download the Agenda here!


Download Presentations (All presentations are in Powerpoint format)

Key Note Adddress

Fighting for a fishing future – Martin Salter

Sustainability/Management for Recreational Fishing Theme

The good old days? Fishing for the past to inform the present – Julian Pepperell

Recreational fisheries: A national perspective – Anthony Moore

Habitat + Fish = Community Involvement Theme

Fishers making more habitat on the Macquarie – Matt Hansen

Artificial habitat enhancement – Michael Tropiano

Helping fishers restore habitat across Australia – Craig Copeland

Growing the Pie Theme

Governments role in getting more Australians fishing – Travis Dowling

Leisure time ‘Market Share’ gruen style – Paul Nagy

Key points from the World Recreational Fishing Conference #8 – James Florrison

Opportunities Theme

Opportunities with Australia’s Marine NRM (Oceanwatch) – Lowri Price

Data Democracy/Not all fishers are equal – Stefan Sawnok


ARFF is proud to be partnering with the Fly Program for the National Conference.

The Fly Program helps men deal with mental illness through recreational fishing and outdoor activities.

To donate or find out more information click here.



November 25, 2017
$90 – $150


Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation
02 6282 8500


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10 Stokes Hill Rd
Darwin, NT 0800 Australia
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02 6282 8500