All posts tagged "Fishing"

  • Pier Funding Boost to Enhance Landbased Fishing

    VRFish, the recreational fishing peak body in Victoria, welcomes the Victorian Government’s investment in our piers and jetties through the Better Piers and Waterside Facilities program.  VRFish Chairperson, Mr. Rob Loats, said “Our jetties and pier infrastructure is critical for recreational...

  • Anglers Give Back to Fish Habitat

    For almost four years, recreational fishers have been improving riparian land across Victoria through the Angler Riparian Partnerships Program (ARPP). It’s been fantastic to see so many of our members and fishers get involved in the program and give...

  • COVID-19 Marine Recreational Fishing Survey

    VRFish was recently contacted by the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain as they are conducting a survey about the impacts of COVID-19 on marine recreational fishing activities around the world. They have invited us to share the survey...

  • Golden Tag Competition Postponed

    As Victoria recently moved to Stage 3 Restrictions to help manage the spread of COVID-19, the Victorian Fisheries Authority have announced that their Golden Tag competition will be postponed until further notice. Launched on March 1, the Golden Tag...

  • Epic Spearfishing Championships with a New State Record Fish!

    On the 8th and 9th of March, the 2020 Victorian State Spearfishing Championships was hosted by Southern Freedivers on behalf of the Victorian Spearfishing Commission. The Championships were held on the Bass Coast, with day 1 held at Phillip...

  • GoFish Nagambie’s $500,000 Prize Pool Reels in Anglers

    Entries are now open for the second annual GoFish Nagambie, one of the most anticipated weekends on the Aussie fishing calendar.  With the $500,000 guaranteed prize pool and the famous $80,000 jackpot to the angler who reels in the...

  • The countdown is on to Gone Fishing Day!

    National Gone Fishing Day is our favourite day of the year! On Sunday 20 October 2019, it is the perfect opportunity to wet a line with your friends and family. We want to see the biggest Gone Fishing Day ever...

  • Time to Get Tr-out Fishing!

    This Saturday, 7th September, marks the opening of river trout season. What better way to celebrate than by helping stock big and feisty trout into the Goulburn River! VRFish joined the Victorian Fisheries Authority and Minister for Agriculture and...

  • Give Murray Cod a Rest on the Nest!

    It’s time to give our iconic Murray cod a rest during the upcoming closed season* from 1 September to 30 November. During this time, cod are at their most vulnerable as they are in breeding mode. Cod will protect...

  • Minister for Fishing and Boating Commissions RFL System and Trust Account Review

    Since its introduction in the early 2000’s, the Victorian Recreational Fishing License (RFL) system has underpinned the successful development of our sector and delivered significant benefits to recreational fishers across the state. However, since the introduction of an ‘all...

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