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Stay at home in rough weather
Winter is the danger time for rock fishers around Australia. You can stay safe by wearing the right footwear, never fishing alone, . Most important of all, in rough weather find a safer spot or stay home. Click here to read more about staying safe on the rocks.

Here's our freshwater fishing safety video...

Like to do your fishing under the water?
This is the video about safe spearfishing produced by the Underwater Skindivers & Fishermen's Association...

Email us for a free Don't Put Your Life on the Line DVD
We once again have stocks of our updated 'Don’t Put Your Life on the Line' fishing safety DVD. This edition of the DVD has an upgraded rock fishing video with numerous translations into every language we could think of, it also has the freshwater and underwater safe fishing videos AND the brand new safe boat fishing video!

We are keen to get this DVD out to fishing clubs, community groups and school classes, and can provide multiple copies. The DVD is FREE and we deliver it at no charge. If you would like copies, get in touch with us at

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