Alan Hall


Now a retired Mechanical Engineering lecturer from Tafe SA started fishing at a very young age and has maintained an interest in fishing for over 60 years.

A foundation member of the Whyalla Sportfishing and ‘Steelcity Sportfishing clubs both still active in Whyalla Today. Foundation member of the Whyalla Sea Rescue Squadron.

Past President of The Australian National Sportfishing Association (South Australia Division) A position held for 13 years. Still sit on the committee.

Sat on the Marine Sport Association at Whyalla for many years and achieved a marina and boat ramp for Whyalla

Represented Whyalla during the Marine Parks process and successfully maintained landbased fishing in a not take zone within a marine park

Has represented Upper Spencer Gulf at RecFish SA for many years working with Crown Lands Department to maintain access to fishing locations south of Cowell and at Point Lowly near Whyalla

Worked with Whyalla Council to obtain a recreational fishing grant for the installation of lighting along the break walls at The Point Lowly Marina

Campaigned for 5 years eventually gaining no charge boat launching at the Whyalla Boat ramp

Made representation to RecFish SA who in turn made representation to the SA government obtaining a grant towards construction of Whyalla’ s now famous jetty

During his spare time worked as a charter boat skipper for K&R Charters for 15 years and did a short stint as a commercial fisherman relieving an acquaintance who became ill

Alan comes onto the board of RecFish SA hoping to achieve a united voice for recreational fishers of South Australia.

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