All posts tagged "Estuary perch"

  • Suspended: Yarra River Waterway Rules Consultation

    VRFish has some grave concerns for a proposal by Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) that will kill in its current form will off boat-based bream fishing in the Yarra River. The proposed changes to the rules are intended to apply...

  • Have Your Say on Gippsland Lakes future management

    VRFish want to hear the views and opinions of as many Victorian anglers about the future of recreational fishing management arrangements in the Gippsland Lakes, and its rivers. VRFish welcomes the Andrews Labor Government policy to implement a fish recovery plan and...

  • The Great Perch Search

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority and a small group of specialist fishers from VRFish, ANSA, Essendon Angling Club and Greensborough Angling Club recently volunteered their skills and time to help improve the sustainability of Estuary Perch in Victoria.  About 100...

  • Summer Native Fish Stocking Bonanza

    The new year has kicked off with a native fish stocking bonanza with the Victorian Fisheries Authority stocking close to a million native fish in the last few weeks. While the stocked fish will take a few years to...

  • Search for Perch in East Gippsland

    Recreational fishers in East Gippsland will soon be searching for estuary perch after the Victorian Fisheries Authority stocked a massive 67, 500 fingerlings across three waterways in late November. Estuary perch are a popular target among local anglers but...

  • Save Our Gippsland Lakes Fishery

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is calling on all political parties to commit to a comprehensive fish recovery plan to save the iconic Gippsland Lakes Fishery. VRFish Chairman, Mr. Rob Loats, said “The Gippsland Lakes Fishery...

  • Time for Change for Gippsland Lakes

    Are you one of the many fishers that used to fish the Gippsland Lakes? After the halcyon days of the 1970s and 1980s, what was once a fishing paradise has regrettably flatlined for nearly two decades. Frustrated local recreational...

  • Platform extension at Devilbend

    A 36 metre extension to the floating pontoon at Devilbend Reservoir on the Mornington Peninsula has been completed helping us access deeper water and better fishing opportunities. VRFish member Tom Camp has been a strong advocate for opening up fishing...

  • Putting Life Back in the Mitchell River

    By Rob Caune, VRFish Member (Gippsland Angling Association) The magnificent Mitchell River of East Gippsland was listed as a Heritage River in 1992. It is the largest river without a dam in southeast Australia and, provides the Gippsland Lakes with 35...

  • 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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