All posts tagged "fishing Victoria"

  • Reel in a Winner in the Golden Tag Competition

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority’s Golden Tag competition is back and better than ever providing fishers opportunities to reel in a winner across the state. The competition aims to boost tourism to regional Victoria to support regional towns and businesses. After...

  • Fishing and Boating Allowed Across Victoria!

    All Victorians are now able to go fishing and boating throughout the state as travel restrictions have lifted overnight. From 11:59pm on Sunday 8 November 2020 all Victorians can travel between regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, and the 25km...

  • Federal Fish Habitat Funding Flows to Victoria

    Nearly $3 million dollars of Federal Government funding will flow to Victoria for 9 exciting coastal and marine fish habitat restoration projects.  We welcome the investment in our marine and coastal habitat which will deliver more snags and ‘fish hotels’,...

  • Staying up-to-date with COVID-19 restrictions

    The COVID-19 pandemic and it’s associated restrictions have been constantly changing and many of our Victorian fishers have been finding it hard to keep up! To ensure our fishers can easily access the most up-to-date Government information regarding Victoria’s...

  • VRFish Calls on Premier to Guarantee Snapper Season

    VRFish has called on Premier Dan Andrews to open safe recreational fishing and boating for all Melburnians and guarantee access to our iconic snapper season in Port Phillip Bay and Westernport. In our letter to the Premier, we have...

  • VRFish Plan for Return of Fishing in Melbourne

    Buoyed by the Victorian Government’s COVID-roadmap being ahead of schedule VRFish has written to the Premier to call for the safe return of fishing in Metro Melbourne. VRFish Chairman, Mr. Rob Loats says, “We applaud the efforts in flattening of...

  • COVID Roadmap and Fishing

    15 September 2020 Last weekend, Premier Andrews announced the Victorian Government’s roadmap out from the ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 restrictions. So, what’s the plan for reopening for fishing and boating? If you are in the Metropolitan Melbourne area, recreational...

  • New Projects Powered by Our Fishing Fees

    More than $1-million of your fishing licence fees are set to be reinvested to improve recreational fishing through this year’s large grants scheme. The 2019-20 recipients have just been announced by Minister for Fishing and Boating, Melissa Horne, with...

  • VRFish Endorsed as State Sport and Recreation Body

    VRFish is elated to be recognised as a state sport and recreation body by Sport and Recreation Victoria.  The recognition is a significant achievement for our organisation and validates VRFish’s leadership role for our sector and our commitment to...

  • Fishing to be Permitted from Tuesday night

    Premier Daniel Andrews has announced today that recreational fishing will be permitted in Victoria as of 11.59pm Tuesday night, 12 May 2020. Fishers will still be required to follow physical distancing of 1.5 metres between others and with a...

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