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  • 13 Nov 2020 Golden Chance To Catch The Fish Of A Lifetime

    Recreational fishers will have the opportunity to explore regional Victoria and land a tagged fish worth up to $10,000 as part of an expanded Golden Tag competition, which is set to boost tourism and participation in fishing across the state.

  • 13 Nov 2020 Major Boosts For Fishing and Boating

    In a major victory for fishers and boaters around the state, two landmark pieces of legislation have passed in the Legislative Council, delivering on election commitments to establish a dedicated fund for boating and make sure  people can access more camping spaces.

  • 12 Nov 2020 Bay fishers urged to do the right thing

    Fishers in Port Phillip are being reminded of their obligation to do the right thing with the spring sun and snapper season meaning people are flocking to enjoy Victoria’s most popular fishery.

  • 10 Nov 2020 Virtual Trout Conference Bringing Fishers Together

    The much-loved Talk Wild Trout conference is back again this year, using an online platform to bring more international speakers than ever before.

  • 23 Oct 2020 More Rainbow Trout Coming To Metropolitan Lakes

    More families will have the chance to catch the fish of a lifetime in metropolitan Melbourne, with a further 500 ‘stonker’ rainbow trout stocked into lakes around Melbourne this week.

  • 22 Oct 2020 Good news for bream numbers in Gippsland Lakes

    A survey of black bream spawning success in the Gippsland Lakes has recorded its second highest level of the last ten years.

  • 09 Oct 2020 Work Starts On Reef Restoration In Port Phillip Bay

    Fishers will soon reap the rewards of new infrastructure in Port Phillip Bay, with work now underway on the first of two major reef projects near Geelong.

  • 06 Oct 2020 Stonker rainbows released for metro family fun

    Eighteen Metropolitan Family Fishing Lakes are currently being stocked with 500 ‘stonker’ rainbow trout to bolster recreational fishing fun with some big catches.

  • 29 Sep 2020 More Bay Reefs For Geelong Fishers

    Geelong fishers will reap the rewards of more fishing funding, with the Victorian Government investing $700,000 to install three new reefs in Corio Bay.

  • 25 Sep 2020 Lakes Entrance Lands A Better Jetty Thanks To Grant

    Fishers in Lakes Entrance now have a bigger, safer spot to wet a line thanks to an upgrade of Reeve Landing Jetty on Bullock Island.