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A new recreational fishing strategy for SA has been launched, following extensive consultation led by the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council (MRFAC).

Key items under the plan include investigating electronic diary’s to keep track of allowable catch, exploring new opportunities as well as boosting research and monitoring.

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development David Basham said the strategy contains practical actions for priority areas of growth to achieve a strong future for all of the 277,000 recreational fishers in South Australia.

MRFAC Chair Sharon Starick said the South Australian recreational fishing is diverse in its demographics, regions and practices resulting in a broad range of interests and needs.

The Government will now consider proposals under the plan.

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