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  • 14 May 2018 Have your say on pipi fishery management

    Victorian Fisheries Authority CEO Travis Dowling said the draft plan aims to keep the fishery viable, profitable and sustainable for all users of the resource.

  • 14 May 2018 Opera house nets banned in Victoria

    The State Government today announced that from 1 July 2019, opera house nets will be banned in all public and private waters throughout Victoria, with reforms that will benefit native animals that live in and around waterways including platypus and turtles.

  • 11 May 2018 Better boating access for Swan Hill anglers

    Freshwater anglers wetting a line in the Murray River for golden perch and Murray cod can now launch their vessels more easily thanks to a new boat ramp at Pental Island.

  • 04 May 2018 Recidivist pipi poacher gets $1000 fine and 12 month fishing ban

    A man caught by Fisheries Officers with 15 litres of pipis at Venus Bay in January has been sentenced and fined $1,000 with conviction, after the matter was heard at the Korumburra Magistrates Court today.

  • 03 May 2018 Fishing returns to Dartmouth Pondage

    The new arrangements will be officially launched at Dartmouth today and, in a boost for local and visiting anglers, the Pondage has been stocked with 20,000 trout to accelerate the fishery's development.

  • 30 Apr 2018 Up for a challenging Fisheries officer career?

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) commenced a recruitment drive today to fill vacant Fisheries Officer positions across the state.

  • 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 State 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 State 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.