Amr's Story

Originally from Egypt, Amr is an avid rock fisher keen to share his experiences to help others stay safe on the coast.

Only 4% of rock fishing drowning victims were found to be wearing a Lifejacket. Don't risk your life, wear a lifejacket every time you go rock fishing.

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Amr's Story (English)

Amr's Story (Arabic)

Rock platforms are commonly slippery with incoming waves making it even more difficult to keep your footing. Wear appropriate shoes and use equipment such as crampons to help you keep from falling in the water.

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Check out safety information and tips to help you stay safe on our coastlines.

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Rock Fishing Safety

Do you enjoy rock fishing? Rock fishing is a popular sport for many but it can be dangerous. Use this page to learn about how you can keep yourself, friends and family safe.

What should I wear when I go rock fishing?

It is important to have the correct fishing safety gear & equipment to ensure you are fishing safely.

Rock Fishing Safety Tips

Knowing how to stay safe and what to look out for while rock fishing can help you to stay safe and ensure an enjoyable rock fishing experience with your friends and family.

Things to plan before going rock fishing

Rock fishing is fun but it's important to prepare before you leave home. Learn more about how you can ensure you are ready for a safe and fun rock fishing experience.

Avoiding dangerous situations

Many people enjoy rock fishing, but it can be very dangerous. Learn how to be safe while rock fishing to avoid putting yourself in risky and dangerous situations.

Learn & Play in your Language

Welcome to our multilingual hub! Here you will learn in your own language about the beach, rip currents, lifesavers, rock fishing and most importantly how you and your family and friends can stay safe while enjoying our beautiful beaches.

Multilingual Rock Fishing Safety Videos

These videos have been filmed with the help of our amazing Surf Life Saving Lifesavers and members. These videos focus on key rock fishing safety messaging and are subtitled in English.

Multilingual Rock Fishing Safety Infographic

Crafted by SLSNSW this infographic provides a visually illustrative and simple way to promote key rock fishing safety messages and activities.

Multilingual Rock Fishing Safety Quizzes

These quizzes have been developed by SLSNSW to support the learning of our in language content. The quizzes are a fun and informative way to learn and consolidate knowledge and are available in multiple languages.