The Northern Territory lost a true gentlemen and an iconic fisherman with the passing of Tony Hare this morning.
Tony was a lifetime AFANT member and reguarly served on the AFANT committee. He contributed enormously to the sport of recreational fishing in the NT and the enviable position that we are in today was due in a large part to Tony’s selfless work in the early days of lobbying government to remove commercial barramundi fishing from river systems.
Rest in Peace Tony
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The Amateur Fishermen’s Association of the NT Inc (AFANT) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Discussion Paper: Our Water Future; A conversation with Territorians 2015.
AFANT has a strong commitment to ensuring the protection of the quality of the recreational fishing in the Northern Territory which is inextricably linked to the health and quality of the top end aquifers, rivers, waterways, landscapes and coastal areas. We have real concerns that the drive to develop Northern Australia will come at a significant cost to the spectacular recreational fishing and natural environment that the Northern Territory is renowned for.
Full submission available here: Our Water Future Discussion Paper 2015