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AFTA promotes recreational fishing and advocates for policies that protect fishing’s future.


Australia’s fishing trade is a great industry, one we should be proud of and one we should be willing to protect. However, AFTA can only keep protecting and promoting our industry, if it is supported by the industry, this means through membership and the annual trade show.

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Bumper Bay Spawning for Port Phillip Snapper

A recent fisheries survey in Port Phillip Bay has recorded the third highest abundance of baby snapper since monitoring began nearly 30 years ago. Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) CEO Travis Dowling said the positive results complement significant investment in...

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Flood Relief Caravan

Flood Relief Caravan

In March 2022, vast areas of the NSW north coast experienced never seen before flooding and damage. Thousands of families were affected, with water reaching levels never seen before. Local family-run fishing tackle business Frogleys Offshore was affected on several...

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