• Annual Report Released

    VRFish’s 2019-20 Annual Report has been released outlining the activities and achievements over the 12 month reporting period.

  • Have Your Say on Issues Affecting Recreational Fishing

    Get involved by contributing your views…

  • Floatsafe Lifejacket Inspection Clinics Hosted by MSV

    Victorian fishers, boaters and paddlers are invited to attend free clinics to learn how to service and maintain their lifejackets to help them stay safer on the water. Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) are hosting inflatable lifejacket clinics across the...

  • Where to go fishing and camping this summer

    After a difficult year, we know many Victorians will take the chance to spend their summer break with friends and family in the great outdoors. There is no better feeling than immersing yourself in nature, rod in hand and...

  • Remarkable Capture at Gunbower Creek

    Sig Grasser aged 89 and his son Gerhard spent a few days fishing at Gunbower Creek. Sig has been going to this location for a few years now without ever having caught a legal Murray cod. This was his...

  • Steer clear of ships while chasing kingfish in the Rip

    With many Victorians on holidays and the weather heating up, we expect to see Victorian recfishers taking the opportunity to get out onto the water for a fish with family and friends. As the water temperature rises, yellowtail kingfish...

  • Cod Open Season Kicks Off on Tuesday

    Photo: Cameron Brookes @cbx2_fish Murray Cod season opens on Tuesday 1 December 2020 after a three-month closed season. Many freshwater fishos have been expressing their excitement via social media to catch their first cod of the season. Once cod...

  • New Fish Cleaning Tables for Warrnambool

    Fishers launching their boat or casting a line at Warrnamboolโ€™s historic port will be able to clean their catch undercover and at any time using a new fish cleaning table facility.  The new tables are big enough to handle anything from pinky...

  • Fund to Deliver Better Boating in Victoria

    Legislation for the Better Boating Fund has passed through the Legislative Council to ensure that every dollar from our marine licences and boating registrations will be reinvested back into recreational boating each year. The Better Boating Fund, a key...

  • Campaign Success to Allow Camping on Crown Land

    New laws will permit camping on licensed Crown Land water frontages that have grazing licenses for the first time after Legislation passed through the Legislative Council. VRFish is elated its ‘Public Access to Public Land’ campaign and advocacy has...

  • Reel in a Winner in the Golden Tag Competition

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority’s Golden Tag competition is back and better than ever providing fishers opportunities to reel in a winner across the state. The competition aims to boost tourism to regional Victoria to support regional towns and businesses. After...

  • Farm Biosecurity and Public Access to Public Land

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has issued a scare campaign aimed at reducing recreational fisher access to public land. A central component of the VFFโ€™s scare campaign is to suggest recreational fishers are a biosecurity threat to Victorian farms....

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