RECREATIONAL fishing is set to receive a major boost with the next round of funding applications from the NSW Government’s Recreational Fishing Trusts now open.
The Recreational Fishing Trusts will fund a number of ongoing projects in 2014-15 including: fish aggregating devices, with three new locations, fish stocking; fishcare volunteers; the ‘Get Hooked it’s Fun to Fish’ primary schools education program; fish habitat restoration grants.
Applications for funding close on Monday 14 April. Contributing funding, joint applications and in-kind support, such as voluntary labour, are encouraged. Department of Primary Industries - www.fisheries.nsw.gov.au