Reel Deal: Interactive online map shows fish stocking records

Nice surprise: Peter McDonald was very surprised to land this 12 kilo dolly last weekend while tuna trolling.
Nice surprise: Peter McDonald was very surprised to land this 12 kilo dolly last weekend while tuna trolling.

Anglers interested in fish stocking information can now use a new DPI interactive online map to access historical fish stocking records.

The interactive map enables users to view information on what species have been stocked across all river and impoundment sites in NSW.

Check out the new webpage here: https://goo.gl/t7u9KW

Green dots are rivers, red dots are impoundments and blue dots are saltwater sites.

NSW Fisheries “Gone Fishing Day” is on again this Sunday and you can check out all the great events planned at Lake Illawarra, Judbooley Parade foreshore (north side of Windang Bridge), from 9am-3pm.

There is a fantastic array of great family activities on offer including learn to fish classes, casting comps, tips from the experts, seafood cooking demos and plenty of freebies, including some fantastic lures.

It doesn't matter if you haven't fished before or if you're the keenest of anglers, “Gone Fishing Day” is for everyone so bring your rod and reel along and they will spool it up for free with 10lb monofilament fishing line.

More info: http://bit.ly/2xooexG

Mark from Kiama Game FC said multiple reports of yellowfin and albacore have been filtering and in perfect timing as it appears the southern blue have now gonski.

This weekend is a good opportunity to test out the gear for Shellharbour Game club’s mako tournament to be held on October 28-29.

Reminder for those skippers and crews who have yet to renew, that subs must be paid before any captures or tags can be accepted.