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06 Dec 2018 Free Christmas stocking on Maribyrnong River
For the first time ever, the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) has stocked the Maribyrnong River with 130,000 estuary perch fingerlings and will host a free Christmas event at Canning Reserve on Friday 14 December to celebrate the historic occasion.
05 Dec 2018 Record Bass stockings into Blue Rock
Christmas has come early for freshwater anglers thanks to the stocking of 235,000 Australian bass fingerlings into 17 lakes and rivers, including a record 81,000 into Blue Rock Lake.
12 Nov 2018 Rock lobster season opening this Friday
Keen recreational fishers are checking their dive gear and rigging their hoop nets ahead of season opening for rock lobster this Friday, 16 November.
30 Oct 2018 Bright future with Freshwater Fisheries Management Plan
A new management plan for Victoria’s freshwater fisheries has been released that will further improve the health of our inland fisheries, the habitats that support them and build investment partnerships between anglers and natural resource management agencies.
29 Oct 2018 Get your cod fix at the third annual Murray Codference
Recreational anglers can once again learn about Victoria’s Murray cod fisheries and how to improve their own fishing success at the third annual Murray Codference in Shepparton on Sunday 9 December.
29 Oct 2018 Volunteer needed for recreational fishing licence fee advisory group
The Victorian Fisheries Authority is seeking nominations from keen recreational fishers to
join a working group that provides advice to Government on how best to spend fishing
26 Oct 2018 Floating pontoon to replace Venus Bay jetty
Recreational anglers at Venus Bay have welcomed the news that a 24-metre floating pontoon will replace the existing jetty and be ready for use this summer.
24 Oct 2018 More yabby nets arrive for free swap
Recreational anglers are being encouraged once again to swap their opera house yabby nets for free wildlife friendly open-top lift nets at any one of 60 tackle shops that have just received their second delivery.
23 Oct 2018 Silver perch for Albert Park Lake
Metropolitan anglers can look forward to even better fishing in Albert Park Lake thanks to the release of 15,000 on-grown silver perch fingerlings.
22 Oct 2018 Snapper magic to captivate our bays
Victorian Fisheries Authority CEO Travis Dowling said anglers could look forward to seeing plenty of Fisheries Officers out and about as part of Operation Abate, which commenced today.