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Presented from Issue 106, October 2013
Warmer and longer days are what all Tasmanian fishers look forward to the most, as we head into the month of October. Here we explore what is in store for southern inshore anglers as we head into spring and how to do it using nothing other than the famous fish catching abilities of just some of the large Berkley range of soft plastics.

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When you have finished for the day, why not have a brag about the ones that didn't get away! Send Mike an article on your fishing (Click here for contact details), and we'll get it published here. Have fun fishing -

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Coasts for Comment - Celebrating Coasts and Stimulating Discussion
Wednesday 3 December

What and Who: An event to celebrate the efforts of coastal and marine conservation efforts and to raise awareness of critical issues

A range of speakers will present on topics including cooking foods from our coast, coastal climate change adaptation, Aboriginal connections to the coast, managing marine debris, balancing up aquaculture practices, and more. The event aims to challenge thinking, build knowledge, and inspire people to keep working together to care for our coastal and marine environments.


Special guest, award winning chef David Moyle, now at Hobart’s Franklin restaurant, will share his angle on sustainable foods from our coast as well as a culinary taster from our shores.

The Taroona Environment Network will lead walk along the Taroona Coastal Discovery Trail and Coastal Plant Totums to reveal the natural and cultural values.

Where and When
Sunday 7 December
Walk and talk looking at Taroona Environment Network’s Coastal Discovery Trail and Plant Totems.
eparting from Taroona Primary School

3.30 – 6.00pm
A series of guest speakers, Q & A, short films, drinks and nibbles.
Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay

Supported by NRM South, Southern Coastcare Association of Tasmania, Environment Tasmania, Ocean Planet and the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Coastal Society

For more information:

Rebecca Hubbard, Marine Coordinator, Environment Tasmania 0401 854 912

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