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  • 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 State 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.

  • 15 Jun 2018 Getting more people fishing more often on the Bellarine

    The State Government is funding a major extension of the Clifton Springs fishing platform to help more keen anglers cast a line on the Bellarine Peninsula.

  • 14 Jun 2018 Education and awareness campaign for Mako sharks

    Game-fishing anglers who chase mako sharks offshore will benefit from an education and awareness campaign on the species to be led by VRFish.

  • 05 Jun 2018 Gippsland Lakes illegal netting fines

    Two East Gippsland men have been found guilty, fined a total sum of $17,356.64 and had a vessel, motor vehicle and other equipment forfeited in relation to illegal netting in the Gippsland Lakes.

  • 04 Jun 2018 River trout season closes but lake fishing is on fire

    Trout fishing is booming in Victoria, but soon it will be time to give our rivers a break to let the wild fish spawn.