All posts tagged "fisheries management"

  • 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...

  • Have Your Say On Recreational Abalone Days

    COMMENTS CLOSE 13 SEPTEMBER 2019 VRFish has been asked to provide the views of recreational fishers on the open days for recreational abalone fishing in the Central Zone (Aire River to Venus Bay). Fisheries Notices need to be renewed...

  • 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...

  • Cast off of first national survey of recreational SBT catch

    Over the next 12 months surveys to collect data for a robust estimation of the recreational catch of Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) will be carried out across Victoria, South Australia, NSW and Tasmania. From today, if you are boat...

  • Fisher anger that tuna limits are still at risk

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is calling on federal Assistant Agriculture and Water Resources Senator Anne Ruston to shelve ongoing tactics to lock the Victorian State Government into changing recreational fishing rules for our iconic Southern...

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