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  • 08 Nov 2021 Rock lobster program goes digital

    Victoria’s recreational rock lobster tagging program is going digital, making reporting catches even easier for fishers and reducing the environmental footprint of the program by removing plastic tags.

  • 01 Nov 2021 Volunteers sought for fishing licence advisory committee

    The Victorian Fisheries Authority is seeking nominations from keen recreational fishers to join an advisory committee that provides advice to government on how best to spend fishing licence fees.

  • 18 Oct 2021 Fibreglass boat seized for illegal fishing

    Fisheries Officers have seized a fibreglass boat worth more than $40,000 from a Leopold man for allegedly taking fish from Port Phillip and selling them to retail outlets over many months.

  • 13 Oct 2021 Have your say on making rock fishing safer

    Rock fishing is an increasingly popular past time and a great way to enjoy the great outdoors, but it can also be a dangerous sport for which new safety measures are being considered at select locations.

  • 06 Oct 2021 Landcare grant to help bring back Macquarie perch

    Macquarie perch populations across Victoria’s north east will benefit from a Commonwealth Government grant from Landcare to help recover the iconic species through breeding and habitat improvements.

  • 05 Oct 2021 Fees at work to improve recreational fishing in Victoria

    The State Government is giving Victorian anglers more opportunities to wet a line thanks to new projects funded through the Recreational Fishing Grants Program – now in its twentieth year.

  • 21 Sep 2021 School holiday trout stocking western Victoria

    Families across western Victoria can catch an exciting new hobby these school holidays thanks to the stocking of more than 8,000 catchable size rainbow trout into 25 lakes across the region.

  • 21 Sep 2021 School holiday trout stocking north east Victoria

    Families across north east Victoria can catch an exciting new hobby these school holidays thanks to the stocking of almost 8,000 catchable size rainbow trout into 16 lakes across the region and 2,000 stonkers into the Goulburn River.

  • 21 Sep 2021 School holiday trout stocking central Victoria

    Families across central Victoria can catch an exciting new hobby these school holidays thanks to the stocking of more than 2,500 catchable size rainbow trout into 9 lakes across the region.

  • 16 Sep 2021 Fishing and camping improvement grants round open

    The Victorian Government is urging recreational anglers and campers to share ideas with their local councils as applications open for a new funding program to improve facilities and infrastructure.