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  • 28 Nov 2022 Stay safe for Murray cod season opening this week

    Recreational fishers are being encouraged to check waterway conditions before they leave home ahead of the opening of Murray cod season later this week on Thursday 1 December.

  • 04 Nov 2022 Rocklands water release for Lake Toolondo

    Lake Toolondo in the Wimmera will receive a water allocation from Rocklands Reservoir.

  • 03 Nov 2022 Boat seized for illegal whiting haul at St Leonards

    Most recreational fishers do the right thing and abide by catch limits that keep our booming whiting, snapper and calamari fisheries sustainable however three men have been apprehended at St Leonards and had their fibreglass boat seized for allegedly taking more than the daily bag limit of King George whiting.

  • 31 Oct 2022 New shellfish reef to boost fishing in the bay

    The Victorian Government is continuing to create more recreational fishing opportunities in Port Phillip with a $50,000 contribution to a proposed new shellfish reef off Kerferd Road pier in Albert Park.

  • 07 Oct 2022 Control area to assist wild abalone stock recovery

    The recovery of south-west Victoria’s wild abalone stock is being given a helping hand with the introduction of a Control Area near Portland.

  • 05 Oct 2022 Delivering better boating and fishing to Lake Burrumbeet

    The Victorian Government is delivering better access to a day on the water in western Victoria with boat ramp upgrades at Lake Burrumbeet.

  • 04 Oct 2022 Delivering better boating and fishing for inland lakes

    The Victorian Government is boosting accessibility at two popular inland boating and fishing locations in Gippsland to ensure every Victorian can enjoy a day out on the water.

  • 26 Sep 2022 Victorian waterways stocked ahead of school holidays

    Victorian families are already enjoying plenty of fishing opportunities these school holidays following the State Government stocking almost 35,000 catchable size rainbow trout into more than 70 waters state-wide.

  • 16 Sep 2022 Hooked on Bellarine

    Lisa Neville, Member for Bellarine is inviting seafood lovers and recreational fishers from across the state to celebrate National Gone Fishing Day with fresh and local seafood, and fishing clinics along the Portarlington foreshore.

  • 29 Aug 2022 Macquarie perch recovery efforts on display

    Locals and visitors will have the chance to learn more about Macquarie perch and the efforts underway to save the endangered native fish species.