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06 Jun 2023 Helping tomorrow's little anglers get hooked on fishing
The Victorian Government is giving Victoria’s next generation of recreational fishers the opportunity to get hooked on fishing, with free Little Angler Kits for kids across Victoria.
25 May 2023 Countdown on to start catching freshwater crayfish
This year’s three-month freshwater cray fishing season will begin Thursday, 1 June, with recreational fishers north of the Great Dividing Range already setting their sights on catching the Murray spiny crayfish.
23 May 2023 Free open day at Snobs Creek Hatchery
The Victorian Fisheries Authority will host a free open day on Sunday 25 June at its Snobs Creek fish hatchery near Eildon, opening its doors and welcoming visitors on the first weekend of the school holidays.
19 May 2023 Toolondo trout stocking boosts local fishery
One of Victoria’s top trout fisheries is on the road to recovery with thousands of brown trout yearlings stocked into Lake Toolondo in the state’s west, thanks to the State Government.
12 May 2023 Reef renamed in honour of budding fisher
A popular recreational fishing reef in Port Phillip has been renamed to pay tribute to a passionate, local fisher.
11 May 2023 Protecting Port Phillip abalone stocks for all
The prosecution process resulting from the apprehension late last year of two people near Point Wilson who had more than 10 times the limit of abalone was finalised last week in the Geelong Magistrates Court.
18 Apr 2023 Record fish stocking boosts recreational fishing
Recreational fishing in the Gippsland Lakes has an even brighter future thanks to the Victorian Government’s record stocking of dusky flathead fingerlings in recent weeks.
13 Apr 2023 Protecting golden perch stocks for all
A joint investigation by the Victorian Fisheries Authority and NSW DPI Fisheries has resulted in the most significant penalty relating to a freshwater species in Victoria in the last 20 years.
05 Apr 2023 Aquaculture growth supplying fresh Victorian seafood
The Victorian Government is backing more jobs and seafood production across the state’s aquaculture sector, making sure more Victorians can enjoy fresh, local seafood.
31 Mar 2023 Investment brings Goulburn region waterways to life
The Victorian Government is boosting local jobs, delivering better infrastructure for boaters and increasing fish hatchery production across the Goulburn region.