All posts tagged "fish habitat"

  • 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...

  • Building New Homes For Our Fish

    As part of our 8 point plan to make fishing better for everyone, we are calling for the investment of $10 million to restart Victoria’s purpose-built artificial reef program and expansion of the coastal Fish Aggregation Devices (FADs) network. Investing in...

  • Habitat Key for Fishing Success

    Quality and vibrant fishing experiences are simply not possible without healthy fish habitat. Thankfully, recreational fishers not only understand the link, they have identified protecting, restoring and enhancing fish habitat as a key priority to ensure the ongoing success...

  • Ideas for Riparian Restoration in East Gippy

    The East Gippsland CMA are calling for Expressions of Interest from recreational fishing groups to undertake river riparian improvements at our favourite fishing spots. This could include fencing off livestock, weed management or revegetation. The riparian zone plays a...

  • 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!...

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