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  • 12 Nov 2018 Rock lobster season opening this Friday

    Keen recreational fishers are checking their dive gear and rigging their hoop nets ahead of season opening for rock lobster this Friday, 16 November.

  • 30 Oct 2018 Bright future with Freshwater Fisheries Management Plan

    A new management plan for Victoria’s freshwater fisheries has been released that will further improve the health of our inland fisheries, the habitats that support them and build investment partnerships between anglers and natural resource management agencies.

  • 29 Oct 2018 Get your cod fix at the third annual Murray Codference

    Recreational anglers can once again learn about Victoria’s Murray cod fisheries and how to improve their own fishing success at the third annual Murray Codference in Shepparton on Sunday 9 December.

  • 29 Oct 2018 Volunteer needed for recreational fishing licence fee advisory group

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority is seeking nominations from keen recreational fishers to
    join a working group that provides advice to Government on how best to spend fishing
    licence fees.

  • 26 Oct 2018 Floating pontoon to replace Venus Bay jetty

    Recreational anglers at Venus Bay have welcomed the news that a 24-metre floating pontoon will replace the existing jetty and be ready for use this summer.

  • 24 Oct 2018 More yabby nets arrive for free swap

    Recreational anglers are being encouraged once again to swap their opera house yabby nets for free wildlife friendly open-top lift nets at any one of 60 tackle shops that have just received their second delivery.

  • 23 Oct 2018 Silver perch for Albert Park Lake

    Metropolitan anglers can look forward to even better fishing in Albert Park Lake thanks to the release of 15,000 on-grown silver perch fingerlings.

  • 22 Oct 2018 Snapper magic to captivate our bays

    Victorian Fisheries Authority CEO Travis Dowling said anglers could look forward to seeing plenty of Fisheries Officers out and about as part of Operation Abate, which commenced today.

  • 18 Oct 2018 New plan revealed to manage Victorian pipis

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) has unveiled the state’s first Victorian Pipi Fishery Management Plan to ensure the fishery remains productive and sustainable for future generations to enjoy.

  • 11 Oct 2018 Silver and gold for Gone Fishing Day in Shepparton

    Anglers celebrating Gone Fishing Day at Victoria Park Lake on Sunday will have a great chance of reeling in a catch thanks to the stocking of 70 large golden and silver perch today.