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  • 30 Jul 2018 Bright future for fishing in the Maribyrnong River

    The Maribyrnong River is set for a boost with an $815,000 three-year project that will improve access for recreational anglers and increase the river’s native fish population.

  • 27 Jul 2018 New recreation facilities a drawcard for Lake Eppalock

    Residents and visitors of Central Victoria’s Lake Eppalock will have access to upgraded facilities following the completion of works at Kimbolton Foreshore, funded by the State Government.

  • 23 Jul 2018 Fishing platform for Kings Billabong

    Recreational anglers in northwest Victoria can look forward to better fishing access at Kings Billabong thanks to two new platforms that will be built in coming months.

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

    The State 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 State 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 State 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.