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  • 01 Nov 2019 Boat seized for illegal calamari catches

    Queenscliff’s fantastic run of calamari has proved too tempting for a St Albans man who was apprehended on Monday night by Fisheries Officers, had his boat seized and will face court on several charges relating to exceeding the bag limit repeatedly.

  • 24 Oct 2019 Trout conference comes to Mansfield

    Freshwater fishers will be able to learn more about Victoria’s wild trout fisheries at the free one-day Talk Wild Trout conference in Mansfield in November thanks to the State Government.

  • 16 Oct 2019 Bill passed for Gippsland Lakes netting closure

    Commercial netting in Gippsland Lakes is set to end, with the State Government passing legislation today that will boost tourism, create jobs and protect the unique lake system.

  • 10 Oct 2019 Come n' try beach fishing at Inverloch

    Youngsters keen to learn all about beach fishing are being encouraged to get involved in a free fishing clinic at Inverloch on National Gone Fishing Day.

  • 18 Sep 2019 School's nearly out, go catch a trout

    Spavin Drive Lake will be stocked with catchable-size rainbow trout for the September school holidays, helping more Sunbury families to get outdoors and wet a line.

  • 11 Sep 2019 Citizen scientists tracking King George whiting movements

    Saltwater fishers are doing their bit to help track the movement patterns of King George whiting in Victorian waters, thanks to a three-year research project funded by recreational fishing licence fees.

  • 05 Sep 2019 Free Ballarat Fishing Festival returns

    The State Government is celebrating the start of the trout and other freshwater fishing season with the Ballarat Fishing Festival.

  • 30 Aug 2019 Massive trout opening for Goulburn River fishing

    Victoria’s huge trout opening is on again in September, with the Goulburn River set to be a major drawcard with 2,000 ‘stonker’ trout to be stocked thanks to the State Government.

  • 27 Aug 2019 Gippsland Lakes commercial netting ban another step closer

    Commercial netting in the Gippsland Lakes is another step closer to being banned, with the State Government introducing legislation today that will boost tourism, create jobs and protect the unique lake system.

  • 23 Aug 2019 Tuna Champions caring for prized catch

    Recreational game fishers in Portland will be encouraged to properly handle their Southern bluefin tuna catch as part of the national Tuna Champions campaign.