Recreational fishing enthusiasts can now take their passion further with Charles Sturt University developing a new course aimed at upskilling people who hobby fish.
The Graduate Certificate in Fish Conservation and Management was created by the University's Institute of Land, Water and Society in collaboration with various conservation and management related sectors.
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Course director Matt Hunt said it was targeted at people who enjoy recreational fishing and were looking to upskill, as well as those who work in fisheries research and management.
"This will be a hands-on course that will deliver practical skills, grounded in the latest theory and advances in fisheries knowledge," he said.
The course can be completed over six months, full-time, or 12 months part-time and will begin in July.
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