All posts tagged "King George whiting"

  • Tagged Whiting Caught in Western Port Bay

    Image: Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron (BMYS) member Phil Goodier who fished with Brian Willis and their catch of 30 Whiting including the tagged fish Written by Brian Willis from Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron (BMYS) With Phil Goodier on board,...

  • Latest Update for King George Whiting Tagging Project

    Written by Greg Jenkins Anglers participating in the Victorian King George Whiting tagging project have tagged a massive 684 Whiting over the course of the project so far! The latest project update was released on 27 August 2019. This...

  • Bay and Estuary Fishery Reforms Essential

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, is reiterating its full support for the Andrew’s Governments Target One Million plan to phase out commercial netting in Port Phillip Bay and Gippsland Lakes. VRFish Chairman, Mr Rob Loats,...

  • Record Recruitment of Snapper in 2018

    This year has proven to be a phenomenal year for Victoria’s snapper stocks with record recruitment found in Port Phillip Bay. 2018 is the best year class of snapper stock in the past 26-years of sampling by the Victoria...

  • Recreational fishers unlocking the secret lives of King George whiting

    Written by Professor Gregory Jenkins, University of Melbourne One of the unanswered questions about the life cycle of King George whiting is where fish from Victorian waters spawn. Research over the past 30 years has found little evidence of...

  • Monitoring Marine Fisheries – What’s the Catch?

    By Dr. SIMON CONRON Leading Scientist, Fisheries Victoria This article appeared in our Winter 2017 edition of the VRFish Fishing Lines Magazine Melbourne’s population is growing fast. The number of new residents annually moving into the big smoke would...

  • The case for seagrass restoration in Port Phillip Bay

    by Alastair Hirst, School of Life and Environmental Science, Deakin University Port Phillip Bay is a highly productive system, supporting one of Australia’s most prized recreational fisheries. Long-term stewardship of this resource relies upon, not only effective management of the...

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