Title Fishing survey finished Degree of recognition Regional Media name/outlet Southern Riverina News Media type Duration/Length/Size 118 words Country Australia Date 27/08/13 Description The Department of Primary Industries and Charles Sturt University have completed a 12 month survey of
angler catch and harvest along the Murrumbidgee River in an effort to better understand local fisheries’
DPI Narrandera Fisheries Centre researcher and PhD student Jamin Forbes led the first real survey of angler
behaviour on the river, between Berembed Weir and Yanco Weir.
Among the findings, the survey showed Murray cod (42 per cent of anglers) and golden perch (34 per cent of
anglers) were the most popular angling targets, with seven per cent of anglers targeting Murray crayfish,
three per cent fishing for carp and 12 per cent of anglers had no target species.
Producer/Author Z McMaugh Persons Jamin Forbes