All posts tagged "Port Phillip Bay"

  • Best Sand Flathead Recruitment in 24 Years

    Port Phillip Bay has recorded the best sand flathead spawning event in 24 years according to recent surveys conducted by fisheries scientists from the Victorian Fisheries Authority. A favourite amongst recfishers, sand flathead are relatively easy to catch and...

  • 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...

  • Federal Investment in Shellfish Reefs

    The new $20-million Reef Builder project is an exciting partnership between the Federal Government and The Nature Conservancy Australia (TNC) set to restore our native marine ecosystems, including our living shellfish reefs.  The Reef Builder project will see shellfish reefs restored...

  • Spider Crab Bag Limit Consultation

    Public consultation closes 27 October 2020.

  • Shellfish Restoration Set to Double!

    VRFish are thrilled to be able to let members and supporters know that the shellfish reef restoration project in Port Phillip Bay, led by The Nature Conservancy (TNC), is set to double in size by the end of 2020.  New...

  • Restore the Bay Information Sessions

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) are hosting two upcoming Restore The Bay Information Sessions.  These sessions will provide a more detailed update on planned living shellfish reef restoration construction activities in October/November 2020, with plenty of time for Q&A. TNC are...

  • 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...

  • Time is Now to Future Proof Our Snapper

    While we in Victoria enjoy record recruitment of our western Victoria snapper stock, South Australian recreational fishers are being forced to endure a 3 year snapper fishery closure after nearly 20 years of poor snapper recruitment. Before we discuss...

  • Snapper Survival

    Recreational fishers are the ultimate stewards of Victoria’s world class fishery. Not only do we want to ensure our fishery is sustainable, we want to see it flourish for future generations. If a problem is identified, we will often...

  • Latest Vision Shows Thriving Shellfish Reef

    The Nature Conservancy, in conjunction with the Albert Park Yachting & Angling Club (APYAC) and Victorian Fisheries Authority have been working hard to restore the lost shellfish reefs in Port Phillip Bay. The Shellfish Reef Restoration project partners have...

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