The National Recreational Fishing Survey is identifying the range of economic and social values of fishing for fishers, businesses and communities across Australia. It will provide the first up-to-date picture of the value of recreational fishing in Australia since 2001.

WHY IS THIS NATIONAL RECREATIONAL FISHING SURVEY DIFFERENT FROM PREVIOUS ONES?

The National Recreational Fishing Survey (NRFS) was initially planned to be conducted between December 2018 and November 2020, however this was extended to June 2021 to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on fishing activity. The survey developed and tested new methods to reduce future survey costs while maintaining robustness.

WHY IS THIS NATIONAL RECREATIONAL FISHING SURVEY DIFFERENT FROM PREVIOUS ONES?

The National Recreational Fishing Survey (NRFS) was initially planned to be conducted between December 2018 and November 2020, however this was extended to June 2021 to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on fishing activity. The survey developed and tested new methods to reduce future survey costs while maintaining robustness.

WHY IS THIS NATIONAL RECREATIONAL FISHING SURVEY DIFFERENT FROM PREVIOUS ONES?

The National Recreational Fishing Survey (NRFS) was initially planned to be conducted between December 2018 and November 2020, however this was extended to June 2021 to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on fishing activity. The survey developed and tested new methods to reduce future survey costs while maintaining robustness

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