VRFish is the peak body representing the voice of recreational fishing in Victoria.

When decisions are made that affect our fisheries we advocate for recreational fishing interests. We love fishing, just like you. Whether itโ€™s fish habitat, water security and quality, fishing access and infrastructure or best practice, we aim to work in partnership to make sure Victoriaโ€™s fishing experiences continue to improve, be sustainable and more enjoyable for all Victorians.


Join VRFish today and help make fishing better in Victoria. We need your support to protect the future of fishing.

VRFish Membership

  • 0


  • 0

    Individual Members

  • 0

    Fishing Clubs and Associations

  • 0

    Affiliate Organisations


Join VRFish today and help make fishing better in Victoria. We need your support to protect the future of fishing.

Free Individual

Be represented on key issues affecting recreational fishing at a local, state and national level.

Premium Individual

Play a more active role in being represented on key recfishing issues and help shape the peak body.

Itโ€™s only been a month & already fish have started moving into their new homes at the rocky reefs at Corio Bay! Can you spot the snapper in the first photo?

Theyโ€™ll soon be โ€˜seededโ€™ with native oysters & mussels to really bring them to life!

More: http://www.vfa.vic.gov.au/rockyreefs


Our MD @WellsDamian welcomed the Hon Melissa Horne, @MaryAnneThomas, @VicFisheries, @VicGovBBV, @VR_Fish and local angling clubs to Barkers Creek and Upper Coliban yesterday to launch our new facilities and release $10,000-tagged fish for the VFA's Golden Tag competition


Now this is a pretty solid Maccas run! ๐Ÿƒโ€

A tagged Macquarie perch recently recaptured has been on quite the adventure over 3 years, according to our mates at the Arthur Rylah Institute.

#maccas #nativefish #ARIresearch

Macquarie perch is an endangered species in the North East. Arthur Rylah Research Institute (ARI) partnered with @VicFisheries (VFA) for a collection of 58 fish, adding genetic diversity and supporting the #BushfireRecoveryProject @AusLandcare @envirogov #NLP #ARIscience


The day freshwater fishos have been counting down to is here: Murray Cod season opened today, Tuesday 1 December. Before you head out in search of a prized metre-plus cod, check out the Care for Cod best practice campaign.

๐Ÿ”— https://www.vrfish.com.au/2020/11/25/cod-open-season-kicks-off-on-tuesday/

Subscribe to our mailing list

Join our 50,000+ subscribers in receiving our Fishing Lines News delivered straight to your inbox. Donโ€™t miss out on all the issues affecting your fishing, projects improving your fishing and opportunities to have your say about your fishery.

* indicates required
Communication Preferences (tick all that apply)