The Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation

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Marine and Aquaculture Technology Syllabus

NSW BOS Content Endorsed Course Years 7–10

Document Summary

Recreational fishing content is found in the Leisure Focus Area which has 7 modules (15-21), two are significant.

Module 18 – Fish Harvesting, introduces students to the methods used to catch fish. Students are required to relate each method to the behaviour and physiology of the animals being caught.

Module 19 – Manufacturing Fishing Equipment, introduces assembly techniques for basic fishing tackle made from readily available components and construction of simple items such as sinkers and spinners from common materials.

Document Author/s

Board of Studies NSW

Document Publication Date

September 2003

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