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21 Jan 2021 Illegal Calamari Catch Sees Boat Forfeited
A Hillside man who took 23 calamari off Queenscliff and broke water safety regulations has been convicted, prohibited from fishing for six months, fined $1200 and had his boat and fishing equipment forfeited.
07 Jan 2021 13 Fish Call Makes The Difference As Car And Kayak Seized
The 13 FISH reporting hotline continues to ensure fishing in Victoria will be sustainable for years to come, after a call by a member of the public led to two people having their vehicle, kayak and fishing equipment seized.
30 Dec 2020 New Grants Program For Local Fishing Clubs
Fishing clubs and community groups across Victoria will have more access to funds to improve fishing in their local area thanks to a new category of Recreational Fishing Grants.
17 Dec 2020 Inaugural Aussie Bass Stocking For Latrobe River
The Latrobe River has been stocked with Australian bass for the first time receiving 20,000 fingerlings as part of a plan to further improve freshwater fishing in Gippsland.
15 Dec 2020 Gippsland Lakes Gets First Ever Estuary Perch Stocking
The tributaries of the Gippsland Lakes have been stocked with estuary perch for the first time, as part of an ambitious plan to return the iconic waterways to a recreational fishing mecca.
04 Dec 2020 First Catch A Memorable One For Fledgling Fisher
Vaughan Rodwell will forever remember the first fish he caught, after reeling in a $2,000 rainbow trout as part of the relaunched and expanded Golden Tag competition.
02 Dec 2020 New Boat Ramps At Upper Coliban And Barkers Creek
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to improve boating infrastructure in regional communities, with new boat ramps now open at Upper Coliban and Barkers Creek reservoirs in central Victoria.
26 Nov 2020 Tagged Fish Is A Catch That Can’t Be ‘Bete!
A fly fisher has struck gold at Lake Purrumbete near Camperdown, landing a $10,000 fish as part of the relaunched Golden Tag competition.
26 Nov 2020 Countdown is on for Murray cod season opening
Freshwater fishers are counting down the days until the opening of the recreational fishing season for Murray cod on 1 December.
20 Nov 2020 New Fisheries Station Delivers Improved Coverage
Fisheries Officers can now cover more of Melbourne’s South East thanks to a new VFA fisheries station opening at Braeside.