An information session on proposed Murray cod changes in NSW and Victoria was held at the Deniliquin RSL Club recently.CASS SAVELLIS July 31, 2014 7:33am
Despite what organisers say was a poor attendance at Wednesday’s information session on proposed Murray cod changes in NSW and Victoria, one of the organisers, Andrew Jefferies, said there was still ‘‘good input and quality discussion’’ at the meeting.
Thirty local anglers attended the information session at the Deniliquin RSL Club where the ‘‘science behind the proposed changes’’ in NSW and Victoria was explained.
The proposed changes will see different cod catching rules for the neighbouring states, which are likely to cause confusion for anglers.
Victoria is proposing a Murray cod size limit of between 50cm and 70cm and a reduced daily bag limit of one fish, while NSW is proposing a size limit of between 60cm to 80cm and a bag limit of one and possession limit of two.
‘‘Those that turned up were some of the top and enthusiastic anglers in town,’’ Mr Jefferies said.
‘‘The session was well received and everyone there was focused on the information we presented.
‘‘We value everyone’s input and hope those not at the session can make an effort to fill out the questionnaire.’’
Mr Jefferies said it could be devastating if the differing regulations for Victoria and NSW were passed.
‘‘All anglers have their own opinion of what fish regulations should be.
‘‘The session was quite educational; it was organised to help anglers understand what the two states are trying to do.
‘‘Now anglers can pass the information on to family and friends.’’
Questionnaires are at local businesses IGA Central Cellarbrations, Betta Electrical Superstore, Deni Home and Leisure, and Northside Car Solutions. Submissions are open until tomorrow.
Feedback from the meeting and questionnaires will be taken to the Edward-Wakool Angling Association before being passed on to Murray Local Land Services.
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