The Last Commercial Fisherman

Phil McAdam has fished sardines in Port Phillip Bay for 45 years, but this week he netted his final catch. McAdam, who runs Vancouver Bait Supply in Williamstown, was the last commercial fisherman left at Port Phillip Bay after the government phased the industry out. photos, >click to read< End of Commercial Netting Signals New Era for Bay Fishers – It is the dawn of a new era for recreational fishing, with today marking the end of commercial net fishing in Port Phillip Bay. The Andrews Labor Government promised at the 2014 election to end commercial net fishing in the bay, and that is exactly what we have delivered, as part of a $71 million investment to improve recreational fishing in Victoria >click to read< 10:35

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