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  • 19 Jul 2018 Boosting fish habitat for anglers and the environment

    The Andrews Labor Government has announced four new fish habitat projects worth more than $267,000 to make fishing even better across Victorian rivers.

  • 11 Jul 2018 New family-friendly fishing facilities for Purrumbete

    Freshwater anglers will soon have even better fishing facilities at Lake Purrumbete thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government's Target One Million plan, which aims to get more people fishing, more often.

  • 06 Jul 2018 New fishing destination for Hopetoun anglers

    Recreational fishers in northwest Victoria can look forward to wetting a line in a new lake thanks to local anglers, the Yarriambiack Shire and a grant from the Andrew's Labor Government's Target One Million plan.

  • 05 Jul 2018 Our freshwater fisheries are in great shape

    A recent follow-up audit of Victoria's freshwater fisheries management has concluded that the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) has responded to all recommendations made by the Victorian Auditor General's Office (VAGO) since it's audit review in 2013.

  • 04 Jul 2018 13FISH helps nab illegal online tuna seller

    A member of the public's phone call to 13FISH on Sunday has helped Fisheries Officers apprehend a Rowville man selling his catch of southern bluefin tuna, which is illegal.

  • 03 Jul 2018 St Albans duo arrested for abalone trafficking

    Fisheries Investigators arrested a man and woman in St Albans yesterday following the execution of a search warrant with Victoria Police as part of a four-month investigation into the illegal trafficking of abalone and rock lobster.

  • 02 Jul 2018 Glenroy man charged with taking undersize snapper

    A 65-year-old man from Glenroy recently appeared in the Geelong Magistrates Court charged with taking undersize fish from the Geelong area earlier this year.

  • 29 Jun 2018 Get the kids into fishing these school holidays

    Families looking to entertain the kids during the school holidays need look no further thanks to the stocking of around 30,000 catchable size rainbow trout into 77 waters across Victoria.

  • 29 Jun 2018 Lake Bullen Merri boat ramp gets an upgrade

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) will provide up to $15,000 from the Andrews Labor Government's Target One Million plan to the Lake Bullen Merri South Beach Foreshore Committee of Management to undertake urgent remedial works.

  • 28 Jun 2018 Boating facilities ramping up at Corinella

    Recreational anglers and boaters accessing Western Port Bay will soon have more boat ramps to launch from and better facilities at Corinella Foreshore thanks to a significant $1.45 million expansion project.