All posts tagged "fish habitat"

  • Artifical Reefs Do Boost Fish Stocks

    New research from the University of NSW shows artificial reefs do boost fish stocks.

  • Inquiry into ecosystem decline in Victoria

    The Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee is undertaking an inquiry on the decline of Victoria’s ecosystems and measures to restore habitats and populations of threatened and endangered species. We know that restoring our fish habitat, healthy water and...

  • Planting Trees to Help Fish in the Curdies River

    Keen fishers are needed to help plant 3,000 native trees, shrubs and grasses along the Curdies River near Curdievale on Sunday 22 September. Corangamite Catchment Management Authority have partnered with VRFish, Heytesbury District Landcare and local angling clubs to...

  • New Fishway to be Built at Koondrook Weir

    Last week the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) announced plans to commence works on a new fishway at the Koondrook Weir. The Koondrook Weir has long been regarded as a ‘missing link’ in the chain and identified in the...

  • All Hands on Deck for Angler Riparian Planting Day on the Barwon River

    Geelong’s recreational anglers are invited to get their hands dirty on Saturday, 13 July to help revegetate the Barwon River. Thousands of native trees, shrubs and grasses will be planted on the banks of the lower Barwon River near...

  • Landmark Fish Habitat Agreement Signed

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, welcomes the signing of a landmark agreement with Government agencies that will see felled trees in VicRoads operationsbe re-utilised to create vital in-stream fish habitat across Victoria. VRFish Chairman, Mr Rob...

  • Lake Benella Crawling with Spider Structures

    Recently, 40 of these ‘Spider’ fish habitat structures were installed in Lake Benalla by the Tatong Anglers Group. It may be the first time they have been used in Australia, or at the very least Victoria. These artificial structures...

  • Victorian Fishers Motor into Golden Era

    Most fishers are probably more concerned with going fishing than politics but you can’t escape the reality the two collide. When state and federal elections come around they are an opportune time for the recreational fishing sector, through peak bodies...

  • Habitat Success in King River

    The King River in the King Valley is fast becoming a hidden gem for Victorian recreational fishers after the success of a fish habitat enhancement project which has seen the return of many exciting fish species to the area....

  • Habitat Headlines Better Fishing Plan

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, welcomes with enthusiasm the latest election commitments from the Liberal-Nationals Coalition. It is evident that calls from VRFish have been heeded by the Coalition in their pledge to invest $30...

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