All posts tagged "fish habitat"

  • Werribee River Fishing Access Forum

    It is an opportune time to plan for the future of the Werribee River, due to the growing population and the increased fishing opportunities thanks to the stocking of Estuary perch in the river by the Victorian Fisheries Authority. VRFish...

  • New RFL fish habitat projects launched

    VRFish, the peak body representing 838,000 recreational fishers in Victoria, attended a ministerial launch of funding for new habitat projects as part of the 2017/2018 recreational fishing licenses (RFL) large grants program. To continue to improve recreational fishing in...

  • Talking ‘Tackling Fish Habitat’ with Braeden Lampard

    On Sunday the 18th of March, the ‘Tackling Fish Habitat’ workshop was held at Lake Boga by the Arthur Rylah Institute and North Central Catchment Management Authority. The workshop aimed to share stories from fellow fishers who are involved...

  • Tackling Fish Habitat

    Get involved in fish habitat at the ‘Tackling Fish Habitat’ event being held at Lake Boga on Sunday 18 March 2018. The event is free and designed for recreational fishers who want to become involved in enhancing and protecting fish...

  • Bringing a desert back to life

    By Bob Pearce, VRFish member and Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club.  “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?” (Joni Mitchell – “Big Yellow Taxi,” 1970) – a fairly apt...

  • The Mitta Mitta Rehabilitation Project

    By Michael Broughton, Project Officer, North East Catchment Management Authority The Mitta Mitta River in northeast Victoria ows through Dartmouth, Mitta Mitta and Eskdale. There are two large storages located on the river; Lake Dartmouth and, Lake Hume. Both...

  • 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...

  • Wild Trout Fisheries Management Program

    By Anthony Forster, Freshwater Fisheries Manager, Fisheries Victoria Brown and rainbow trout were introduced into Victoria during the 1860s by homesick early settlers pining for a connection to their English motherland. The legacy of this work endures with trout...

  • 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...

  • Great Southern Seascapes Program

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a leading conservation organisation working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. Globally we work in more than 35 countries with a staff of nearly 4,000 including...

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