All posts tagged "Trout"

  • Closed Season for River Trout

    It’s time to let the wild trout in our rivers and streams breed as Tuesday 15 June marked the start of the annual trout and salmonid closed season. The closed season applies to most Victorian rivers and streams and...

  • Virtual Victorian Trout Conference

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority has announced the 6th Talk Wild Trout conference is back again this year, over a series of Zoom webinars from November 24 to 26 with the theme ‘caring for trout’.  The virtual online format enables...

  • Stonker Trout Stocked Across Melbourne

    Photo sent in by @jcs.fishing.adventures A massive 500 ‘stonker’ rainbow trout will be stocked across 18 family fishing lakes in Metro Melbourne! Family fishing lakes provide a great opportunity for recfishers to cast a line. The lakes allow families...

  • 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...

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