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  • Mulloway Tagging Project Records New Recaptures

    Image of Nic Tribonias from the Mulloway Tagging Victoria Facebook group The Nature Glenelg Trust‘s Mulloway tagging project is investigating broad-scale movement patterns of mulloway across Victoria and interstate. The citizen science project aims to tag 2000 mulloway through...

  • Making Fish Habitat Better in the Corangamite Catchment

    VRFish are elated to have partnered with the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and OzFish Unlimited to restore habitat in the Corangamite catchment as part of the Australian Government’s Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program. The Barwon River Habitat Restoration Project...

  • Abalone Disease Control Area Reduced

    For more information, visit the Agriculture Victoria website or call 136 186. On the 4th of May, wild abalone off the coast of Cape Nelson tested positive for a disease called Abalone Virus Ganglioneuritis (AVG). This prompted a response from Agriculture...

  • Water for the environment: how the benefits to native fish outweigh carp risk

    Written by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) Carp are the rabbits of our waterways and occupy a wide range of aquatic habitats, including rivers, estuaries, wetlands, lakes, reservoirs, and irrigation networks. While they live in all types of...

  • Abalone Disease Controls Still in Force in the South West

    For more information, visit the Agriculture Victoria website or call 136 186. With the school holidays fast approaching, many Victorians will be heading away to enjoy the holidays with their families. If you’re heading to the south west, particularly to Portland,...

  • Closed Season for River Trout

    It’s time to let the wild trout in our rivers and streams breed as Tuesday 15 June marked the start of the annual trout and salmonid closed season. The closed season applies to most Victorian rivers and streams and...

  • VRFish Welcomes Rita Caulfield to Board of Directors

    VRFish is thrilled to announce Rita Caulfield as the newest member appointed to the VRFish Board. Rita currently works in the fishing tackle industry and is a familiar face on the tackle/boat/camping industry show circuit. Rita’s passion for recreational...

  • Maribyrnong River Recreational Fishers Sold To The Dogs

    VRFish, the recreational fishing peak body in Victoria, today questioned the State Member for Essendon District Danny Pearson for his blindside delivered to recreational boaters in his electorate and the many Victorian recreational boaters and fishers who like nothing...

  • New Beach Camera and Weather Reporting Station at Loch Sport Beach

    Loch Sport Fishing Association, one of our valued Fishing Club Supporter Members, have been working hard for over 18 months to install a 24/7 beach webcam and weather reporting station on 90 Mile Beach at Loch Sport.⁠⁠After months of...

  • Round 2 of ‘Get Active Victoria’ Kids Voucher Program Now Open

    We’ve just received some information from Sport and Recreation Victoria regarding the second round of Get Active Victoria Kids Voucher Program which has just opened and may assist eligible club members to be reimbursed for costs associated with their children’s fishing...

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