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  • 29 Mar 2021 Reel Deal: GoFish Nagambie making a splash in 2021

    The Goulburn Valley is hosting a flood of angling enthusiasts this weekend as Australia’s biggest freshwater fishing festival, GoFish Nagambie, returns in a big way.

  • 23 Mar 2021 VicFish Kids free clinics this school holidays

    The Victorian Government is excited to relaunch VicFishKids just in time for the Easter school holidays.

  • 23 Mar 2021 Big weekend for cockle fishers at McLoughlins Beach

    A recent weekend operation by Fisheries Officers at McLoughlins Beach in Gippsland saw many recreational fishers lawfully collecting cockles, however some illegal activity was reported with catches seized.

  • 19 Mar 2021 Scallop boom on the way for Victoria

    The Victorian Government is delivering a boost to Gippsland’s scallop industry, lifting the allowable commercial catch for the ocean scallop fishery by more than seven times after new scallop beds were discovered off the east coast.

  • 12 Mar 2021 Dusky flathead stocking helps bring back the Lakes

    The Gippsland Lakes are another step closer to being back to a recreational fishing mecca with a Victorian-first stocking of 42,000 dusky flathead fingerlings at Metung and Lakes Entrance this week.

  • 09 Mar 2021 Catch a new career as a Fisheries Officer

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) has commenced a recruitment drive for seven trainee fisheries officers with a view to filling seven vacant positions across the state.

  • 03 Mar 2021 Have your say on riverside Crown Land rules

    The Victorian Government is encouraging farmers, fishers, campers and outdoor enthusiasts to have their say on proposed regulations to govern recreational activity on Crown Land with river frontage and grazing licences.

  • 23 Feb 2021 More cod fishing on the way in Victoria's west

    Recreational fishers are being encouraged to have their say on a proposal to improve freshwater fishing opportunities by removing the three-month closed season for Murray cod in all waters of the Wimmera and Millicent basins, excluding the Wimmera River.

  • 11 Feb 2021 Local contractors building Victorian fishing future

    A local Shepparton company, APEX Earthworks, has been awarded the contract to start construction of a new $7 million native fish hatchery at Arcadia, on the banks of the Goulburn River.

  • 10 Feb 2021 More reefs for healthier fisheries in Corio Bay

    Two major fishing reef projects near Geelong are complete, creating more homes for fish and enabling recreational fishers to reap the rewards from land and sea.