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The one that didn’t get away: Australia’s best fishing spots

By Explore
Updated June 10 2021 - 9:47am, first published April 8 2021 - 3:13pm

With thousands of kilometres of coastline, the world’s largest reef and countless estuaries, creeks and rivers, Australia is one of the world’s top fishing destinations. Recreational fishing contributes economic and social benefits to the Australian economy, particularly in regional areas. A recent survey estimates 3.4 million Australians engage in recreational fishing each year, contributing an estimated $1.8 billion to the economy. Here’s where to make sure you get the best catch. 

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