All posts tagged "Environmental Water"

  • Back from the Dead

    Well it’s official. The southern purple-spotted gudgeon recently discovered in Reedy Lake No.3 have been confirmed by DNA as the real deal and more have been found in Reedy Middle Lake. Sampling has has detected 2 year classes of...

  • Water flows drives economic value from recreational fishing

    A statewide recreational fishing survey now provides key information on anglers favourite fishing locations, preferences for improving fishing experience, and the economic value of environmental flows for recreational fishers. Earlier this year VRFish in partnership with Glenelg Hopkins CMA and Marden Jacobs Associates ran a...

  • Victoria’s North and Murray water resource plan areas

    Draft Victoria’s North and Murray Water Resource Plan

    The Victorian Government has released the draft Victoria’s North and Murray Water Resource Plan for public comment. This Water Resource Plan is a key component of documenting Victoria’s water resource management arrangements to meet the requirements of the Murray-Darling...

  • Fish going with the environmental flow

    A key to native fish recovery is to use water for the environment to trigger fish to move so they will then feed and breed – the benefit being more fish for the environment and more fish for fishing!...

  • Hands Off Environmental Water, Fund Pump Screens

    The Victorian Recreational Fishing Peak Body, VRFish, is calling on all Victorian recreational fishers who love catching Murray cod, golden perch or trout to strongly back the protection of environmental water being sold off to meet political objectives. Recent...

  • How does water for the environment benefit native angling fish?

    Written by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder Fish need flows, and as we have ‘turned off the tap’ to many of our major rivers and wetlands, water for the environment is needed if fish are going to survive and...

  • Silver Perch Going with the Flow

    It is widely known that Murray-Darling Basin native fish use river flows as a cue for migration and spawning. Latest research into silver perch (Bidyanus bidyanus) by Victoria’s own Arthur Rylah Institute has uncovered that flows are also critical for larval and...

  • The Glenelg

    By Shane Lowry The Glenelg river in Victoria’s far southwest is a fishing paradise with a range of species available to target as well as stunning scenery and a diversity of habitat that supports both key angling species, smaller...

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