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Your membership helps us protect fishing’s future and encourage participation in recreational fishing.


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


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Finding out more about shark depredation

Our friendly Boat Ramp Survey staff have received plenty of feedback from fishers about depredation. This has led to a question on the topic being incorporated into our Boat Ramp Surveys, helping turn fishers’ stories into scientific data: "Do you suspect your fish...

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Try our FADs during the snapper and pearl perch closure

The annual snapper and pearl perch closure begins on Monday, 15 July and runs for 4 weeks. Why not try one of our Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) instead? Our human-made structures are anchored offshore and attract fish like mahi mahi, tuna, and billfish, making them...

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NT Government supports Young Anglers

The Lawler Labor Government continues to support fishos in the Top End with around 100 juniors set to take part in the Palmerston Game Fishing Clubs Junior Angler Education Clinic next Saturday, 13 July 2024. The Palmerston Game Fishing Club is celebrating 20 years of...

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