All posts tagged "Trout"

  • Celebrating Trout Opening in Isolation

    All keen trout fishos will have spent their winter counting down to this Saturday the 5th September as it marks the opening of river trout season. Last year, the banks of the river came alive with fishers from all...

  • Wild Trout Strategic Plan Released

    Our self-sustaining populations trout, referred to as ‘wild trout’, are highly valued for their outstanding colouration and the unique fishing experience they provide for anglers. Wild trout fishing in Victoria provides an outstanding social and economic contribution to regional...

  • Draft Wild Trout Strategic Plan Open for Comment

    The Australian Trout Foundation and the Victorian Fisheries Authority have released a Draft Victorian Wild Trout Strategic Plan at the 2019 Talk Wild Trout Conference in Mansfield. Victorian recreational fishers are encouraged to provide comment on the proposed priority...

  • It’s Trout Time

    Anglers were on the water bright and early, lining the banks of the Goulburn River ready to hook a monster on trout opening weekend. Whether you’re an avid trout fisher, who was counting the days over winter to the...

  • Time to Get Tr-out Fishing!

    This Saturday, 7th September, marks the opening of river trout season. What better way to celebrate than by helping stock big and feisty trout into the Goulburn River! VRFish joined the Victorian Fisheries Authority and Minister for Agriculture and...

  • Cheetah Trout Purring into Victoria

    In an exciting Australian first, Cheetah trout are purring into Victoria! This afternoon 1,600 cheetah trout were stocked into Lake Purrumbete, near Camperdown.  Cheetah trout are a sterile hybrid between a rainbow trout and brook trout and do not...

  • Cast a Line at Ferntree Gully Quarry

    After years of advocating for the Ferntree Gully Quarry to be stocked and open to fishing, the hard work has finally paid off! On Wednesday, the incredible waterway was stocked with catchable size trout, yellowbelly and Murray Cod. This...

  • Barkers Creek Reservoir Open to Kayaks and Canoes

    We know how important safe, easy and ongoing access is to our fishers so we’re pretty excited to see the rollout of on-water access to six Victorian reservoirs.  Labor’s Maree Edwards, Victorian Fisheries Authority and Coliban Water launched Barkers...

  • Recreational Fishers Help Monitor Trout

    Representatives from Australian Trout Foundation, VR Fish and local fly fishing groups are liaising with North East and Goulburn Broken CMAs to monitor trout populations in creeks across the north-east and high country. North East CMA CEO Katie Warner...

  • Science Underpins Year Round Trout Fishery in South West

    There’s no denying that most avid trout fisho’s dread the annual salmonid closed season, a time where trout are left to breed in rivers and streams without interruption from anglers. However, some rivers rely solely on trout stocking for their...

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