Recreational anglers pan Government decision to cut bag limits in NZ's most prized snapper fishery.
Recreational fishers will now be able to catch seven snapper a day, after the Govt abandoned plans to slash the quota to three.
Labour attempts slap-in-the-face-with-a-cold-fish stunt during Parliamentary debate over snapper.
PM sends strongest signal yet the Government will back down over plans to cut anglers' bag limits on snapper.
OPINION: It's wonderfully convenient that fishing quotas have appeared just as the GCSB law passes through Parliament, writes Colin Espiner.
The proposed changes to the snapper allocation pits recreational fishermen against commercial operations.
The Government has hooked an angry catch on the snapper limit issue.
The Waikato Times travels to the Coromandel to talk to recreational anglers, commercial operators and scientists about what type of impact snappers cuts could have on livelihoods, and a favourite Kiwi past-time.