How can recreational fishers reduce waste?

August 23, 2018
The simple answer to reducing waste when recreational fishing is to kill fewer small fish or, best of all, avoid catching them in the first place. Killing small fish keeps the stock size low. Recreational anglers need to reduce waste by killing fewer small fish and avoiding gut hooking – this is a priority as we embrace rebuilding the inshore fish stocks. Learn how recreational fishers can reduce fishing waste here. FishCare – The school of best practice has been specifically developed to help people reduce wastage and their impact on the marine environment. Visit the FishCare website to learn more.