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12 May 2021 More tiger trout to add to exciting Purrumbete fishery
Lake Purrumbete’s reputation as a trophy trout fishery is about to get even better with the addition of 7,000 tiger trout.
11 May 2021 Officers net illegal native fish trade in Mildura
A joint investigation with NSW Department of Primary Industries Fisheries has uncovered the illegal take of Murray cod and golden perch from the Murray River and their subsequent sale to a retail outlet in Victoria.
04 May 2021 Abalone disease emerges at Cape Nelson
Wild abalone off the coast of Cape Nelson have tested positive for a disease called Abalone Virus Ganglioneuritis.
29 Apr 2021 Building a modern peak fishing body to get more people fishing more often
The Victorian Government is working with Victoria’s peak recreational fishing body to ensure the interests of recreational fishers are served by a strong, modern and diverse representative body.
27 Apr 2021 Fishing licence trust marks 20 years of improving fishing
The Fishing Licence Trust celebrates its twentieth birthday this month, having substantially improved fishing opportunities through hundreds of projects delivered by fishing clubs, community groups and government agencies.
19 Apr 2021 Year round cod fishing on the way for Western Victoria
Recreational fishers will be able to fish for Murray cod all year in Victoria’s west with the three-month closed season to be removed from the Wimmera and Millicent basins, except the Wimmera River.
19 Apr 2021 Victoria reels in record fish stocking milestone
The Victorian Government has reached its target of stocking 8 million fish in Victoria’s iconic rivers and lakes over the past 12 months, bolstering fishing opportunities for the future.
01 Apr 2021 New junior and senior cards to inspire love of fishing
Junior and senior fishers now have new gear to boost their fishing passion, with the introduction of free Recreational Fishing cards.
01 Apr 2021 Boaters and fishers urged to stay safe this Easter
The Victorian Government is reminding all Victorians to stay safe when getting away to the water this Easter long weekend.
30 Mar 2021 First major fish stocking of Lake Colac in 67 years
The Victorian Government is creating a new fishery in Lake Colac by stocking 10,000 catchable rainbow trout.