Illawarra Mercury
Wednesday, 29 November 2023

How offshore wind farms could impact recreational fishing

Connor Pearce
Updated November 16 2023 - 4:30pm, first published November 15 2023 - 5:53pm
Jay McIlquham, president of Shellharbour Game Fishing Club, fears his club and sport will be wiped out if the Illawarra offshore wind farm goes ahead. Picture by Robert Peet
Jay McIlquham, president of Shellharbour Game Fishing Club, fears his club and sport will be wiped out if the Illawarra offshore wind farm goes ahead. Picture by Robert Peet

The president of the Shellharbour Game Fishing Club says a proposed wind farm off the coast of the Illawarra would be "catastrophic" for his club and sport, and plans to move away if the project goes ahead.

Connor Pearce

Connor Pearce

Journalist at Illawarra Mercury