Top tips for fishing to keep the Swan River healthy. Source:SwanRiverTrust ■ Find a fishing spot where you don't have to trample vegetation to get there, or fish from jetties or platforms. ■ Take your rubbish home with you. ■ Report activities that may be harmful to the rivers and foreshores by calling the Swan River Trust on 9278 0900 or after hours 0419 192 845. Report illegal fishing activities to FishWatch on 1800 815 507. ■ When fishing from the foreshore make sure you are on public land. ■ Fish for the future by knowing the fishing regulations, including bag and size limits.
Marilyn Fowler, Bronny Read and Maureen O’Neill want local fishers to dispose of fishing line and tackle responsibly.