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  • 22 May 2019 Boating and fishing bonanza at Tullaroop

    From today, kayakers, canoeists and fishers with electric motorised boats can now get out on the water at Tullaroop Reservoir to catch freshwater fish or just enjoy the day.

  • 09 May 2019 Victoria smashes native fish stocking record

    Victoria has smashed its previous native fish stocking record by more than a million fish as part of the State Government’s plan to get more people fishing, more often.

  • 01 May 2019 Diving duo fined $11,500 in southwest

    A 30-year-old man from East Kew and 35-year-old man from Point Cook have received substantial penalties for diving and spearfishing offences relating to abalone, rock lobster and fish.

  • 30 Apr 2019 Catchable cod for Barkers Creek Reservoir

    Catchable size Murray cod have been stocked into Barkers Creek Reservoir today to accelerate the development of its mixed fishery and provide kayakers with a native fish target species immediately.

  • 23 Apr 2019 Take Mum fishing this Mothers Day

    Victorians are being encouraged to take their mums fishing this coming Mothers Day, Sunday 12 May, as a great way to relax and unwind with the family.

  • 17 Apr 2019 Sunshine seafood retailer fined $7500

    The owner of a retail seafood shop in Sunshine has been found guilty and fined $7500 with conviction and costs in the Sunshine Magistrates Court this week for trafficking rock lobster and selling abalone without authority.

  • 11 Apr 2019 Kayaks welcome at Barkers Creek Reservoir

    Casting a line into Barkers Creek Reservoir at Harcourt just got a whole lot easier now that kayaks and canoes are permitted.

  • 09 Apr 2019 Casey Fields Lake welcomes more native fish

    More catchable-size native fish were stocked into Casey Fields Lake today to further improve recreational fishing opportunities in suburban lakes.

  • 04 Apr 2019 Williamstown to host free fishing event with Bachar Houli

    Fishing and footy fans looking for family fun can visit Gem Pier in Williamstown on Sunday 5 May for a free VicFishKids event with AFL hero and Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) ambassador Bachar Houli.

  • 02 Apr 2019 First ever fish stocking for new lake at Hopetoun

    Recreational anglers in Hopetoun celebrated today as newly created Willow Lake was stocked for the first time with 20,000 golden perch.