All posts tagged "kingfish"

  • Artificial Reefs Deployed in the Bay

    When we think about targeting kingfish in the bay, there’s one place that’s at the top of our minds: the Rip. The ‘canyons’ in the Rip provide an ideal structure for kingfish, making it an absolute hotspot for recfishers...

  • Steer clear of ships in the Rip

    Recfishers have been taking the opportunity to get out on the water with friends and family. Many have been targeting kingfish as they have been firing in the Bay. The Rip is a high traffic zone as it is...

  • New Reefs to Attract Kingfish

    Kingfish in the Rip have been generating a lot of interest amongst recfishers lately and we’ve enjoyed seeing some cracking catches on our socials. With the Rip a popular spot to reel in kingfish, it’s only fitting to see...

  • Steer Clear of Ships in the Rip

    As the water temperature has warmed up, recfishers have been reporting good numbers of kingfish showing up in the Rip. After a quiet summer for kingfish last year and COVID restrictions, it’s no surprise that fishing demands have been...

  • Steer clear of ships while chasing kingfish in the Rip

    With many Victorians on holidays and the weather heating up, we expect to see Victorian recfishers taking the opportunity to get out onto the water for a fish with family and friends. As the water temperature rises, yellowtail kingfish...

  • Kingfish secrets revealed thanks to our fishing licence fees

    By Dr. Corey GreenSenior Fisheries Scientist, Victorian Fisheries Authority Prior to the early 1990’s, yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi) were commonly caught by recreational anglers at various offshore locations across Victoria, primarily in the warmer months. While the historic abundance...

  • Steer Clear in the Rip

    VRFish, in conjunction with Victorian Ports Corporation Melbourne (VPCM), promote safety when fishing in the rip through the Steer Clear in the Rip campaign. Steer Clear in the Rip encourages fishers and boaters to remain vigilant in Port Phillip...

  • FAD’s Trial to Expand Across Surf Coast

    VRFish joined Torquay Angling Club, Lorne Aquatic and Angling Club and the Victorian Fisheries Authority to celebrate the return of Torquay’s FAD’s (Fish Aggregation Devices) and two brand new FAD’s which will be installed off Lorne and Airley’s Inlet in the coming weeks. ...

  • Steer Clear of Big Ships in the Rip

    VRFish, in conjunction with Victorian Ports Corporation Melbourne (VPCM), have refreshed the ‘Steer Clear in the Rip’ campaign ahead of kingfish season in Port Phillip Bay. The ‘Steer Clear in the Rip’ campaign encourages fishers and boaters to remain vigilant...

  • Steer Clear of Ships in the Rip

    During the Easter break, many Victorian’s will take the opportunity to get out onto the water for a fish with family and friends. With Port Phillip Bay being a popular area for fishing, boating and yachting as well as...

Subscribe to our mailing list

Join our 50,000+ subscribers in receiving our Fishing Lines News delivered straight to your inbox. Don’t miss out on all the issues affecting your fishing, projects improving your fishing and opportunities to have your say about your fishery.

* indicates required
Communication Preferences (tick all that apply)