All posts tagged "fisheries management"

  • Understanding our mako shark fishery

    Mako sharks are a popular target for game fishers along the Victorian coast. They are the world’s fastest shark, capable of bursts of speed close to 80km/hr and are infamous for gigantic leaps out of the water. In Victoria,...

  • Record-breaking 10 million fish stocked in Victorian waterways

    It’s a great time to be a recfisher in Victoria with ample opportunities to wet a line across the state. In fact, there are now 10 million more fish in Victorian waterways for recfishers to reel in following a...

  • Keeping track of 10 million fish

    After recently celebrating the achievement of stocking 9 million fish over the past year, the Victorian Fisheries Authority are on track to stock a record-breaking 10 million fish by April. The incredible task was a key commitment by the...

  • Victorian Online Pipi Survey

    Survey closes 1 July 2022

  • Draft Commonwealth Fisheries Resource Sharing Framework

    Public consultation closes 22 September 2020.

  • Wild Trout Strategic Plan Released

    Our self-sustaining populations trout, referred to as ‘wild trout’, are highly valued for their outstanding colouration and the unique fishing experience they provide for anglers. Wild trout fishing in Victoria provides an outstanding social and economic contribution to regional...

  • Commonwealth Fisheries Resource Sharing Framework

    The Federal government has releases a discussion paper to support consultation to inform the development of the Commonwealth Fisheries Resource Sharing Framework. In fisheries, resource sharing is a process where the available fish that can be sustainably harvested is...

  • Have Your Say on Gippsland Lakes future management

    VRFish want to hear the views and opinions of as many Victorian anglers about the future of recreational fishing management arrangements in the Gippsland Lakes, and its rivers. VRFish welcomes the Andrews Labor Government policy to implement a fish recovery plan and...

  • Call for Offshore Citizen Scientists to collect Striped Trumpeter frames and data

    We are embarking on a new pilot study to increase the knowledge of striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) in Victorian waters thanks to a successful Recreational License Fees (RFL) funded project. The project aims to uncover information regarding the striped trumpeter...

  • Have Your Say on Resource Sharing

    The Australian Government are starting work on developing a framework for sharing Australia’s Commonwealth fisheries resources. The framework is intended to provide a clear way to allocate and re-allocate fishing resources. Commonwealth-managed fisheries are those that generally occur outside...

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