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Rock Fishing: Leading cause of coastal drownings in NSW

By at December 22, 2014 | 3:14 pm | 0 Comment

Rock Fishing: Leading cause of coastal drownings in NSW

While overall coastal drowning figures for NSW are significantly down from last year, for the first time rock fishing deaths have topped the list at 26.7%, making it the leading cause of all coastal drownings. Eight people died while rocks fishing in the 2013-14 year in NSW and 27 rockfishing deaths have been recorded since 2011-12. None of the victims were wearing a more...

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