All posts tagged "Covid-19"

  • Fishing and Boating Allowed Across Victoria!

    All Victorians are now able to go fishing and boating throughout the state as travel restrictions have lifted overnight. From 11:59pm on Sunday 8 November 2020 all Victorians can travel between regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, and the 25km...

  • Staying up-to-date with COVID-19 restrictions

    The COVID-19 pandemic and it’s associated restrictions have been constantly changing and many of our Victorian fishers have been finding it hard to keep up! To ensure our fishers can easily access the most up-to-date Government information regarding Victoria’s...

  • VRFish Calls on Premier to Guarantee Snapper Season

    VRFish has called on Premier Dan Andrews to open safe recreational fishing and boating for all Melburnians and guarantee access to our iconic snapper season in Port Phillip Bay and Westernport. In our letter to the Premier, we have...

  • VRFish Plan for Return of Fishing in Melbourne

    Buoyed by the Victorian Government’s COVID-roadmap being ahead of schedule VRFish has written to the Premier to call for the safe return of fishing in Metro Melbourne. VRFish Chairman, Mr. Rob Loats says, “We applaud the efforts in flattening of...

  • COVID Roadmap and Fishing

    15 September 2020 Last weekend, Premier Andrews announced the Victorian Government’s roadmap out from the ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 restrictions. So, what’s the plan for reopening for fishing and boating? If you are in the Metropolitan Melbourne area, recreational...

  • Fishing to be Permitted from Tuesday night

    Premier Daniel Andrews has announced today that recreational fishing will be permitted in Victoria as of 11.59pm Tuesday night, 12 May 2020. Fishers will still be required to follow physical distancing of 1.5 metres between others and with a...

  • When Will We Fish Again?

    That’s the big question as we enter the 6th week of no fishing and boating in Victoria. We wanted to update you on some developments that we believe may have a big influence on the possible resumption in fishing...

  • COVID-19 Marine Recreational Fishing Survey

    VRFish was recently contacted by the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain as they are conducting a survey about the impacts of COVID-19 on marine recreational fishing activities around the world. They have invited us to share the survey...

  • Important Message to Fishers About Covid-19

    UPDATED 1 APRIL 2020 – Stage 3 Restrictions As of midnight 30 March, Victoria moved to Stage 3 restrictions. The direction from Government is if you can stay at home, you must stay at home. Tonight, the Minister for...

  • Golden Tag Competition Postponed

    As Victoria recently moved to Stage 3 Restrictions to help manage the spread of COVID-19, the Victorian Fisheries Authority have announced that their Golden Tag competition will be postponed until further notice. Launched on March 1, the Golden Tag...

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