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 it’s fish habitat, water security and quality, fishing access and infrastructure or best practice, we aim to work in partnership to make sure Victoria’s fishing experiences continue to improve, be sustainable and more enjoyable for all Victorians.


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The Nature Glenelg Trust‘s Mulloway tagging project is investigating broad-scale movement patterns of mulloway across Victoria and interstate. Over six years, they’ve recorded and shared incredibly interesting recapture information: https://vrfish.com.au/2024/01/18/mulloway-tagging-project-records-interesting-recapture/

To protect our endangered Macquarie perch populations, they’ve been given a statewide protected status by the Victorian Fisheries Authority. That means Macquarie perch cannot be caught or targeted by recreational fishers from any waterway in Victoria.

Port Fairy Angling Club is a family friendly fishing club established 1954. Their clubrooms are located on the historic wharf on the Moyne River. The club has successfully introduced many children and other members of the public to recreational fishing https://vrfish.com.au/2024/01/23/applauding-port-fairy-angling-clubs-contribution-to-recreational-fishing/

Project Kingfish seeks to unveil the secret lives of yellowtail kingfish in eastern Australia. Yellowtail kingfish are one of the most valued fish species in the country yet relatively little is known about the species


Following reports of unauthorised sellers charging additional fees, @VicFisheries are reminding recreational fishers to use the Service Victoria website when purchasing a fishing licence online.

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