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28 May 2021 Restrictions change for abalone disease as surveillance continues
A change to restrictions will come into place for control areas in the state’s south west, following recent detections of Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis (AVG) in wild abalone.
24 May 2021 Best bay spawning in 24 years for sand flathead
20 May 2021 Fishing, boating, ports and freight to boost economy
The Victorian Government is supporting jobs, improving safety and taking trucks off local roads through significant investment in Victoria’s fishing, boating, ports and freight industries.
17 May 2021 Boost for recreational fishing, camping and boating facilities in Victoria
The Australian Government’s $20 million Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities Program will fund eight projects across Victoria to improve facilities at boat ramps and jetties.
15 May 2021 Prize catch of Golden Tag fish at Tullaroop Reservoir
Tullaroop Reservoir is a fishery on the rise and it’s now a favourite place to cast a line for one lucky man who landed a $10,000 golden perch.
12 May 2021 More tiger trout to add to exciting Purrumbete fishery
Lake Purrumbete’s reputation as a trophy trout fishery is about to get even better with the addition of 7,000 tiger trout.
11 May 2021 Officers net illegal native fish trade in Mildura
A joint investigation with NSW Department of Primary Industries Fisheries has uncovered the illegal take of Murray cod and golden perch from the Murray River and their subsequent sale to a retail outlet in Victoria.
04 May 2021 Abalone disease emerges at Cape Nelson
Wild abalone off the coast of Cape Nelson have tested positive for a disease called Abalone Virus Ganglioneuritis.
29 Apr 2021 Building a modern peak fishing body to get more people fishing more often
The Victorian Government is working with Victoria’s peak recreational fishing body to ensure the interests of recreational fishers are served by a strong, modern and diverse representative body.
27 Apr 2021 Fishing licence trust marks 20 years of improving fishing
The Fishing Licence Trust celebrates its twentieth birthday this month, having substantially improved fishing opportunities through hundreds of projects delivered by fishing clubs, community groups and government agencies.