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20 Sep 2023 Snap up a treat at Portarlington’s Fishing Festival
Seafood and recreational fishing fans visiting Portarlington for National Gone Fishing Day can make the most of their trips, as celebrations continue at the free Hooked on Bellarine festival on 8 October.
15 Sep 2023 Changes to bolster black bream fishing future
The future of black bream fishing in the iconic Gippsland Lakes is being bolstered for future generations with a bag limit change for the popular recreational species.
14 Sep 2023 Local lakes topped up with trout for school holidays
Families can expect to reel in a big catch these school holidays, with more than 35,000 catchable rainbow trout stocked into lakes across Victoria, thanks to the Victorian Government.
11 Sep 2023 Consultation underway on Portland Bay netting
Recreational and commercial fishers can have their say on proposed changes to commercial fishing regulations in Portland Bay, with a two-week consultation period beginning today.
06 Sep 2023 Local fishing clubs reel in new grants
The State Government has officially announced the opening of the Stronger Fishing Clubs Grant Program, welcoming Victorian angling clubs and associations to apply for grants of up to $10,000.
30 Aug 2023 Free fishing clinics to get budding anglers hooked
Budding fishers can catch a new hobby and learn saltwater fishing fundamentals at a trio of free VicFishKids events this spring.
29 Aug 2023 Launch into iconic lakes for Murray cod this spring
Lake Eildon and Rocklands Reservoir will continue to provide top quality spring cod fishing as the annual three-month closed season begins in the remainder of Victoria from 1 September to give the treasured native fish a chance to breed.
23 Aug 2023 Metro fishers catch a win with new trout stockings
Recreational fishers are closer to reeling in a big catch as thousands of rainbow trout are stocked into 16 of Melbourne’s most popular fishing lakes, thanks to the Victorian Government.
18 Aug 2023 Fishing closures in place after disease detection
An offshore area near Portland has been closed to all abalone and rock lobster fishing after Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis (AVG) was detected in two abalone at Point Danger.
07 Aug 2023 Free Ballarat fishing festival reeling in new anglers
Newcomers to freshwater fishing will catch tips and tricks from experts next month at the Ballarat Fishing Festival on Saturday 2 September.