BOOST FOR FISH­ING

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Quick Look -

FISH­ING for fun will be boosted in the fourth State Gov­ern­ment Recre­ational Fish­ing Ini­tia­tives Fund, help­ing re­searchers, gov­ern­ment de­part­ments, clubs and com­mu­nity groups this year. Fish­eries Min­is­ter Ken Bas­ton said since 2001, $6.5 mil­lion from fish­ing li­cences had re­stored habi­tat, re­stocked prawns, black bream, mul­loway and pink snap­per, among other species, and funded re­search into prime sports. Ap­pli­ca­tions at www.recfishwest.org.au un­til Fe­bru­ary 8.

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