All posts tagged "fishing Victoria"

  • Shark Mates

    Welcome to Shark Mates! Shark Mates is a collaboration between Monash University, VRFish, the Victorian Fisheries Authority and Flinders University that aims to catch, care, and conserve, to better the fishing experience for everyone.Learn about the best way to...

  • Delivering camping on Waterfront Licenced Crown Land – A Golf Clap!

    VRFish supports delivery of the Andrews government election commitment for 100s of free camping opportunities for all Victorians. The government is finalising new regulations governing recreational use of crown land such as riverbanks to give Victorians more options to...

  • Making Fish Habitat Better in the Corangamite Catchment

    VRFish are elated to have partnered with the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and OzFish Unlimited to restore habitat in the Corangamite catchment as part of the Australian Government’s Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program. The Barwon River Habitat Restoration Project...

  • Fishing as Exercise Allowed Under Lockdown

    Visit the Victorian Coronavirus website for more information. On Thursday, Acting Premier James Merlino announced a circuit breaker 7-day lockdown in response to the latest Covid outbreak in Victoria. Since the announcement, we’ve had enquiries from recfishers asking “can...

  • Grants Open for Clubs through Sport and Recreation

    Last year, VRFish was endorsed as a State Sport and Recreation Body by Sport and Recreation Victoria which unlocks much-needed funding for our member fishing clubs and associations. Sport and Recreation Victoria have announced that applications are now open...

  • Get out fishing this Easter!

    We’re encouraging recfishers to get outdoors and wet a line over the Easter long weekend and school holidays! There has never been a better time to be a Victorian recfisher with plenty of great fishing opportunities across the state....

  • New Slot Limit for Black Bream in the Gippsland Lakes

    On 1 April 2021, the Victorian Fisheries Authority introduced a slot limit of 28-38cm for black bream caught in the Gippsland Lakes and its tributaries. It’s expected that the new slot limit will ensure more breeding black bream will...

  • Call 13FISH to report illegal fishing activity

    Every Victorian recreational fisher can help to stamp out illegal fishing by making reports to the Victorian Fisheries Authority by calling πŸ­πŸ―π—™π—œπ—¦π—› (13 3474). Save the number in your phone before your next fishing trip and remember that every...

  • Responsible Camping Rules on Crown Land

    VRFish is encouraging all recreational fishers to have their say on the proposed regulations that legislate camping on licenced Crown land water frontages.  The proposed regulations will allow recreational fishers to soon camp alongside our brilliant waterways while wetting...

  • Fish Stocking Set to Increase

    Fish stocking across the state is set to reach new levels together with the exciting construction of a new native fish hatchery at Arcadia. During the current stocking season, the Victorian Fisheries Authority have stocked a record breaking 8-million...

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