All posts tagged "Fish Stocking"

  • Arcadia chosen as site of Victoria’s new native fish hatchery

    Victoria’s new native fish hatchery took a giant leap forward with the Andrews Labor Government purchasing a site for the new native fish hatchery south of Shepparton at Arcadia. After a detailed process and site investigation the selected site...

  • Indigenous Employment Program at New Hatchery

    Shepparton’s new native fish hatchery will support Indigenous employment by employing Indigenous people for up to half of the workforce. The Indigenous employment program was announced by Minister for Fishing and Boating, Jaala Pulford. The hatchery is expected to...

  • Bringing Native Fishing to Melbourne

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, is ecstatic to see the first native fish stocked as part of a new metropolitan lakes native fish stocking program by the Andrews Labor Government. VRFish Chairman, Mr. Rob Loats...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hopes For Tiger Trout to Roar into Victoria

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is this week discussing the potential of introducing the vibrant-patterned tiger trout into Lake Purrumbete, near Camperdown and Rocky Valley Lake, near Falls Creek. Lake Purrumbete Angling Club has written to...

  • Golden Opportunities for New Native Fisheries

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is encouraging the Victorian Fisheries Authority to continue unlocking the incredible potential of new native fisheries across regional Victoria. VRFish Chairman Mr. Rob Loats said, “Lake Bellfield in the Grampians and...

  • Keeping track of 6 million fish

    Fishers are often curious to know more about which types of fish are being stocked in their local areas and favourite fishing spots. With the recent announcement that the Victorian Government has achieved the mammoth achievement of reaching a...

  • Kings Billabong Stocking First

    The very first stocking of native fish has taken place at Kings Billabong on the eastern outskirts of Mildura. VRFish Chairman, Rob Loats was on hand to help with the fish release along with Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford, Member for Northern...

  • 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...

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