• Have Your Say on Issues Affecting Recreational Fishing

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  • Staying up-to-date with COVID-19 restrictions

    The COVID-19 pandemic and it’s associated restrictions have been constantly changing and many of our Victorian fishers have been finding it hard to keep up! To ensure our fishers can easily access the most up-to-date Government information regarding Victoria’s...

  • VRFish Calls on Premier to Guarantee Snapper Season

    VRFish has called on Premier Dan Andrews to open safe recreational fishing and boating for all Melburnians and guarantee access to our iconic snapper season in Port Phillip Bay and Westernport. In our letter to the Premier, we have...

  • Stonker Trout Stocked Across Melbourne

    Photo sent in by @jcs.fishing.adventures A massive 500 ‘stonker’ rainbow trout will be stocked across 18 family fishing lakes in Metro Melbourne! Family fishing lakes provide a great opportunity for recfishers to cast a line. The lakes allow families...

  • New Reefs To Make Fishing Better In Geelong

    VRFish is thrilled with the upcoming construction of new recreational fishing reefs near Geelong, as announced by Minister for Fishing and Boating Melissa Horne today. The reefs will provide enhanced fish habitat which will in turn provide our fishers...

  • VRFish Plan for Return of Fishing in Melbourne

    Buoyed by the Victorian Government’s COVID-roadmap being ahead of schedule VRFish has written to the Premier to call for the safe return of fishing in Metro Melbourne. VRFish Chairman, Mr. Rob Loats says, “We applaud the efforts in flattening of...

  • VRFish Welcomes Ben Scullin

    VRFish has welcomed Ben Scullin on board as our new Advocacy and Member Co-ordinator.  This brand-new role will see Ben focus on delivering further value to Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers and working alongside our stakeholders in delivering priority outcomes...

  • Plan to Rebound the Gippsland Lakes

    VRFish is thrilled with the release of the draft Gippsland Lakes Recovery Plan which outlines the suggested next steps to rebound the beloved fishery back to a premier fishing destination. Recreational fishers are leading the charge for management reforms...

  • Join VRFish Victoria's recreational fishing peak body

    Join Victoria’s Largest Recreational Fishing Community

    VRFish, the peak body for recreational fishing in Victoria, is inviting all Victorian recfishers to join Victoria’s largest recreational fishing community. Last year, VRFish entered a new era after we introduced a range of membership reforms to allow any...

  • COVID Roadmap and Fishing

    15 September 2020 Last weekend, Premier Andrews announced the Victorian Government’s roadmap out from the ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 restrictions. So, what’s the plan for reopening for fishing and boating? If you are in the Metropolitan Melbourne area, recreational...

  • Gone Fishing Day Goes Digital

    Your national peak body for recfishing, Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF), is calling on the nation’s fishers to get involved with Australia’s biggest celebration of recreational fishing, National Gone Fishing Day, on Sunday October 18.    Gone Fishing Day...

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