All posts tagged "Trout"

  • 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.Β However, some rivers rely solely on trout stocking for their...

  • Time to get trout fishing!

    After a long, cold winter, it’s finally time to get back out onto the river in search of trout! This year, trout and salmonid season opens Saturday 1 September. Β For many trout anglers, the first Saturday of September is...

  • An Angler Perspective on De-Silting Dams

    By Kris Leckie I was recently invited as a representative of VRFish, along with other recreational fishing stakeholders, to witness and discuss dam desilting operations in the Rubicon and Royston catchments with hydro power operator AGL. Anglers had been...

  • Solution to Dartmouth Access Saga

    BREAKING NEWS Dartmouth Pondage will re-open to land-based fishing from 1 May 2018. This access issue has been a massive drawn-out saga for us at VRFish since fishers were unfairly and unceremoniously banned from a terrific trout fishery 5...

  • New Trout Rules for Season Opening

    When the trout season opens for rivers and streams on 2 September, new rules will come into effect that establishes ‘trophy waters’ at Toolondo and Hepburn Lagoon, minimum size of 25cm in 4 iconic trout streams and removes the...

  • Water Win For Toolondo

    Lake Toolondo will start receiving an allocation of 5,000 ML of water today. VRFish commends Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water for the release. This is a spectacular outcome for the fishers of Victoria and the Lakes iconically important trout and...

  • The Mitta Mitta Rehabilitation Project

    By Michael Broughton, Project Officer, North East Catchment Management Authority The Mitta Mitta River in northeast Victoria ows through Dartmouth, Mitta Mitta and Eskdale. There are two large storages located on the river; Lake Dartmouth and, Lake Hume. Both...

  • Wild Trout Fisheries Management Program

    By Anthony Forster, Freshwater Fisheries Manager, Fisheries Victoria Brown and rainbow trout were introduced into Victoria during the 1860s by homesick early settlers pining for a connection to their English motherland. The legacy of this work endures with trout...

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