• Record-breaking 10 million fish stocked in Victorian waterways

    It’s a great time to be a recfisher in Victoria with ample opportunities to wet a line across the state. In fact, there are now 10 million more fish in Victorian waterways for recfishers to reel in following a...

  • Introducing Naturally Vic

    As recfishers, we crave a fishing experience that immerses us in nature to relax and unwind. It’s even better when we have the chance to camp alongside Victoria’s amazing rivers and streams. To encourage recreational users, including fishers, campers...

  • OzFish making fishing better through better habitat

    OzFish Unlimited have recently released their 2020-21 Annual Report which highlights the incredible outcomes they have achieved across the country. Recfishers know and value the importance of healthy habitat and the impact it has on our fishing. OzFish is...

  • VRFish Condemns Response to Curdies River Fish and Cattle Deaths

    Victoria’s recreational fishing peak body today condemned the lack of detailed response from State Government managed agencies to the disaster unfolding in the Curdies River. The Curdies River is one of Victoria’s premier Black Bream and Estuary Perch recreational...

  • Fishers Advised to Steer Clear of Petroleum Safety Zone at Otway Offshore Project

    Beach Energy are currently undertaking an offshore drilling campaign in the Otway Offshore basin, near Port Campbell in south west Victoria. Recently, they’ve observed recreational vessels entering the 500 metre Petroleum Safety Zone (PSZ) around the drill rig. It’s been...

  • First campsites on Crown Land Water Frontage to open on Friday

    On Friday 1 April, six campsites on Crown Land Water Frontage will be opened up for public use. These campsites are the first of hundreds of camping spots that will allow fishers and campers to enjoy camping in our...

  • Fishers warned not to fish at Cherry Lake following recent chemical spill

    Cherry Lake in Altona is a popular lake for fishing in Melbourne’s west. We’ve received reports from concerned recfishers based in the Altona area after witnessing a mass fish kill with hundreds, if not thousands, of dead fish floating...

  • Family friendly events to get involved in

    There’s nothing better than getting the kids outdoors and sharing a love of fishing with the next generation of recfishers. With school holidays upon us, it’s the perfect time to plan your next family fishing adventure or register to...

  • Keeping track of 10 million fish

    After recently celebrating the achievement of stocking 9 million fish over the past year, the Victorian Fisheries Authority are on track to stock a record-breaking 10 million fish by April. The incredible task was a key commitment by the...

  • Steer clear of ships in the Rip

    Recfishers have been taking the opportunity to get out on the water with friends and family. Many have been targeting kingfish as they have been firing in the Bay. The Rip is a high traffic zone as it is...

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