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  • 23 Apr 2018 Have your say on a proposed size limit for mako shark

    Following consideration of a proposal from recreational fishing group VRFish, the Victorian Fisheries Authority is proposing to introduce a minimum size limit of 120cm for mako shark species.

  • 20 Apr 2018 Six Million Reasons To Cast A Fishing Line Inland

    The Andrews Labor Government has today celebrated a new fish stocking record and delivered another key element of its Target One Million plan, with the release of more than six million fish into Victorian waterways in the last year.

  • 31 Mar 2018 Ending Commercial Net Fishing In Corio Bay

    Commercial net fishing in Corio Bay will officially come to an end tomorrow delivering on the Andrews Labor Government's commitment to cease commercial net fishing throughout Port Phillip Bay by 2022.

  • 29 Mar 2018 Everyone's invited to Snobs Creek Hatchery Open Day

    If you love freshwater fishing and want to learn all about how stocked fish are produced, then get along to the free open day at Snobs Creek on Sunday, June 3.

  • 09 Mar 2018 New Women in Recreational Fishing Network

    An innovative new 'Women in Recreational Fishing Network' has been launched on International Women's Day to encourage more females into fishing and promote the popular pastime as a healthy and active outdoor activity for the entire family.

  • 28 Feb 2018 Pyramid Rock Divers found with 215 Abalone

    A 13FISH call has helped Victorian Fisheries Authority officers catch out alleged illegal fishing for abalone near Cowes yesterday.

  • 27 Feb 2018 First ever fish stocking at Kings Billabong

    Original media release here.

    For the first time, Kings Billabong near Mildura has been stocked with 20,000 Murray cod to improve recreational fishing opportunities across the Mallee region.

  • 17 Feb 2018 New fishery management plan for rock lobster

    A new fishery management plan for rock lobsters was launched today at the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival.

  • 12 Feb 2018 Abalone divers busted for illegal activity

    Two men from Parkville and a man from Endeavor Hills will be charged on summons and have had their diving equipment seized for allegedly taking a commercial quantity of undersized abalone on the Mornington Peninsula last weekend.

  • 12 Feb 2018 Boom times ahead for King George Whiting

    Very high numbers of baby King George whiting have been recorded in fisheries surveys of Port Phillip Bay for the second consecutive year, which is great news for whiting stocks and recreational anglers who hold the species in high regard on the table and as a sportfish.