All posts tagged "best practice"

  • 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...

  • New lifejacket laws to improve rock fishing safety at ten high-risk sites

    In Victoria, we are blessed with beautiful coastlines that make it easy to fish from rock ledges, submerged rocks and rock faces. Whilst rock fishing can guarantee some great fishing there are serious dangers associated with it. Recfishers should...

  • Sharken up your skills

    Recfishers play a vital role in maintaining a healthy population of sharks, rays and other fish stocks. By understanding the different species and how to fish responsibly, you’re not only supporting fish populations but also increasing your own confidence...

  • Stay Safe While Rock Fishing

    In Victoria, we are blessed with beautiful coastlines that make it easy to fish from rock ledges, submerged rocks and rock faces. Whilst rock fishing can guarantee some great fishing there are serious dangers associated with it. Recfishers should...

  • Clean, check, dry to stop the spread of marine pests

    Image from Parks Victoria There has never been a better time to be a Victorian recfisher with absolutely cracking fishing on offer right across the state. To ensure the sustainability of our elite fisheries for future generations, we as...

  • Care for Cod

    Murray cod are arguably our most iconic native, freshwater species. With the 2018/2019 cod season in full swing, we often see fishers quests to find a lustrous metre-plus cod across social media. When targeting our beloved cod, whether they...

  • Survey of Murray Cod Handling and Awareness of Catch Limits

    That time of the year is again upon us and it’s time to celebrate – to celebrate the opening of Murray cod season! Murray cod is an iconic species that holds a special place close to the heart of many...

  • Increasing Released Snapper Survival

    Written by Franz Grasser, VRFish Board member During the snapper seasons of 2011 and 2012, there were a number of reported instances of dead and dying snapper floating on the surface in the Port Phillip and Westernport Bays. Clearly...

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