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  • A win for cod fishers in Western Victoria

    VRFish is thrilled with the announcement that recreational fishers can now reel in a Murray cod year-round in the Wimmera and Millicent basins.Β  VRFish successfully advocated for the removal of the Murray cod closed season from the Wimmera and...

  • Fish Habitat Works on the Mitta River

    Featured image from North East CMA In great news for recfishers, North East CMA will be undertaking habitat works along the Mitta River to restore fish habitat and increase the local fish population. The Mitta River, adjacent to Katie...

  • Get Involved in the Know Your Knots Challenge

    OzFish Unlimited and Tangaroa Blue have kicked off their #KnowYourKnots Social Media Challenge to tackle fishing litter in Australian waterways. Some of Australia’s most well-known recfishing influencers and personalities are taking part in the social media challenge to encourage...

  • VRFish Executive Officer Michael Burgess bids farewell

    To all our valued members of VRFish and the Victorian recreational fishing community, As the current Chairman of VRFish I wish to inform you that our Executive Officer, Michael Burgess has been offered and accepted employment in Western Australia....

  • Get out fishing this Easter!

    We’re encouraging recfishers to get outdoors and wet a line over the Easter long weekend and school holidays! There has never been a better time to be a Victorian recfisher with plenty of great fishing opportunities across the state....

  • Rocky Reefs Near Geelong Complete

    Photo: Victorian Fisheries Authority Three new rocky reefs near Geelong were recently completed by the Victorian Fisheries Authority and the people behind the reef names have been presented with a keepsake from the Minister for Fishing and Boating, Melissa...

  • New Slot Limit for Black Bream in the Gippsland Lakes

    On 1 April 2021, the Victorian Fisheries Authority introduced a slot limit of 28-38cm for black bream caught in the Gippsland Lakes and its tributaries. It’s expected that the new slot limit will ensure more breeding black bream will...

  • Water for the environment supports healthy habitat and fisheries

    Written by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) Water for the environment is a legal share of water available in storages that’s set aside and released to improve the health of rivers and wetlands to support native fish, other...

  • GoFish Nagambie Kicks off Next Week

    Following on from the success of the inaugural 2019 event, GoFish Nagambie 2021 will kick off next week from Thursday 25 March – Sunday 28 March. Australia’s biggest freshwater fishing competition, GoFish Nagambie is one of the most anticipated...

  • Call 13FISH to report illegal fishing activity

    Every Victorian recreational fisher can help to stamp out illegal fishing by making reports to the Victorian Fisheries Authority by calling πŸ­πŸ―π—™π—œπ—¦π—› (13 3474). Save the number in your phone before your next fishing trip and remember that every...

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