While the conflict between commercial and recreational fishing interests was significant in the Territory, so was the conflict between recreational fishing and conservation interests.
In this story from 1985, recreational anglers were complaining about the uncertainty conservation measures were having on their sport.
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Talent: Alex Julius, Recreational Fishermens Association
To Air: ABC-TV News, 21 March 1985, Duration: