All posts tagged "Fish Stocking"

  • 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...

  • VRFish challenges old thinking on stocking Murray Cod into Rocklands Reservoir

    VRFish, the peak body representing the interests of Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers is challenging the previous thinking that has opposed the stocking of Victoria’s most iconic freshwater native fish, the Murray cod into Rocklands Reservoir. Rocklands Reservoir in a highly valuable water storage...

  • Crash stocking post the millennium drought

    Written by Rob Loats, VRFish Chairman and President of Mid-Northern Association of Angling Clubs Lake Toolondo is recognised by many as Victoria’s premier put and take trout fishery where annual releases of trout in the lake has provided very...

  • Blue Rock bass stocking to add Victoria to the ABT BASS tournament trail

    By Tom Slater, Australian Bass Tournaments Australian bass are one of our most iconic species. For the many Australians living inland from our amazing coastline, they provide an opportunity to lure an exciting and rewarding freshwater sportfish. ABT (Australian...

  • Back to the Future: Bullen Merri Monsters

    Fisheries Manager Taylor Hunt talks about how smart stocking is turning back time and re-establishing trophy Chinook salmon in Victoria’s Crater lakes.  Fish stocking is the mainstay of many impoundment fisheries in Victoria providing excellent recreational fishing for anglers....

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