All posts tagged "Recreational Fishing"

  • New Fisheries Rules in 2020

    On 1 February 2020, some recreational fishing rules changed following the outcome of a review of Victoria’s Fisheries Regulations. We recommend getting your hands on the latest recreational fishing guide, or checking out the Victorian Fisheries Authority’s website to...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Get Involved in the National Recreational Fishing Conference

    The National recreational fishing peak body, Australian Recreational Fishing Foundation (ARFF), have announced that the 2019 National Recreational Fishing Conference will be held on the 10 & 11 December in Hobart. This years conference will focus on how every fisher...

  • Indigenous Employment Program at New Hatchery

    Shepparton’s new native fish hatchery will support Indigenous employment by employing Indigenous people for up to half of the workforce. The Indigenous employment program was announced by Minister for Fishing and Boating, Jaala Pulford. The hatchery is expected to...

  • Victorian Fishers Motor into Golden Era

    Most fishers are probably more concerned with going fishing than politics but you can’t escape the reality the two collide. When state and federal elections come around they are an opportune time for the recreational fishing sector, through peak bodies...

  • Love fishing? Join the club.

    It’s no surprise that fishing is our favourite pastime. It is a fantastic way to spend quality time outdoors with likeminded people. For some fishers, it can be difficult to find people to go fishing with especially if your...

  • Have your say about your offshore recreational fishing experience in East Gippsland

    Offshore recreational fishing in East Gippsland is a popular and growing activity. But little is known about who participates, how much they contribute to the local economy and what they need to make it a better experience. To better...

  • VRFish Commends Labor’s Election Result

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, congratulates the Andrews Labor Government on their resounding election result and look forward to working closely with them over the next four years to make fishing better. VRFish Chairman, Mr....

  • Better Boating, Better Fishing

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is buoyed by the bipartisan support from both Labor and Liberal parties for improving recreational fishing and boating in Victoria via a range of long overdue and celebrated reforms. If re-elected,...

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