All posts tagged "Gippsland"

  • New Beach Camera and Weather Reporting Station at Loch Sport Beach

    Loch Sport Fishing Association, one of our valued Fishing Club Supporter Members, have been working hard for over 18 months to install a 24/7 beach webcam and weather reporting station on 90 Mile Beach at Loch Sport.⁠⁠After months of...

  • New Camping & Access Strategy for Lake Tyers State Park Released

    Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) and Parks Victoria have completed the Camping and Access Strategy for Lake Tyers State Park. Implementation of the Strategy is being kick-started by $1.72 million funding to formalise five campgrounds, as part of...

  • 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...

  • Peachtree Creek Campground Upgrade, Tamboon Inlet

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  • Plan to Rebound the Gippsland Lakes

    VRFish is thrilled with the release of the draft Gippsland Lakes Recovery Plan which outlines the suggested next steps to rebound the beloved fishery back to a premier fishing destination. Recreational fishers are leading the charge for management reforms...

  • Star of the South Offshore Wind Farm Project

    The Star of the South is Australia’s first proposed offshore wind farm. If successful, the project will be located off the south coast of Gippsland. Offshore wind farms are used to generate reliable, clean and sustainable energy. VRFish has...

  • 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...

  • Golden Tag Competition Launching on Sunday

    The Golden Tag Competition is getting underway from 12:01am on Sunday 1 March 2020 as announced today by Minister for Fishing and Boating, Jaala Pulford. There are 1,000 tagged fish across East Gippsland and the North East. The first...

  • Recreational Fishers Cast Support for Gippsland Lakes Recovery Plan

    Recreational fishers have overwhelmingly thrown their support towards boosting fish stocks in the Gippsland Lakes after VRFish released the results of a survey conducted with 683 recreational fishers. Victorian fishers want to play an active stewardship role in their...

  • Gippsland Lakes Fishery One Step Closer to Recovery

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, welcomes the introduction of important legislation to commence the buy-out of commercial nets in the Gippsland Lakes. VRFish Chairman, Mr. Rob Loats, said, “Our iconic Gippsland Lakes fishery is in...

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