All posts tagged "snapper"

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Increasing Released Snapper Survival

    Written by Franz Grasser, VRFish Board member During the snapper seasons of 2011 and 2012, there were a number of reported instances of dead and dying snapper floating on the surface in the Port Phillip and Westernport Bays. Clearly...

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