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  • 10 Oct 2018 Protecting the iconic Barwon River

    The State Government has announced a new body to protect and improve the Barwon River

  • 09 Oct 2018 Better access for anglers at Lake Boga

    Works have begun at Lake Boga to improve shore-based fishing access for recreational anglers including a new fishing platform and extra fish habitat.

  • 09 Oct 2018 Grants available to make fishing even better

    Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Jaala Pulford announced the 2018/19 round of Recreational Fishing Grants Program is now open – returning money collected through fishing licence fees back recreational anglers.

  • 08 Oct 2018 Rainbow trout stocking success on Goulburn River

    The seven tonnes of trophy rainbow trout stocked into the Goulburn River for the opening of the season last month was so successful that the Victorian Fisheries Authority will do it again next year.

  • 05 Oct 2018 Native fish report card tells us where we're biting

    Victorians will get a better insight into the health of the state’s waterways and native fish numbers following the launch of the Native Fish Report Card, funded by the State Government.

  • 26 Sep 2018 Family fun and free fishing coming to Bendigo

    The State Government is getting on with bringing even more fishing opportunities to the heart of Bendigo with VicFishKids announced for Sunday 7 October.

  • 24 Sep 2018 Trout stocking bonanza for school holidays

    Families can look forward to making the most of spring these school holidays with more than 30,000 catchable size rainbow trout stocked into almost 80 waters state-wide.

  • 19 Sep 2018 Seafood lovers celebrate at Portarlington

    Anglers and seafood lovers celebrating National Gone Fishing Day on Sunday 14 October need look no further than Portarlington for a family-friendly day on the Bellarine Peninsula.

  • 03 Sep 2018 Fishers encouraged to swap yabby nets for free

    From this Friday, recreational fishers with opera house nets can swap them for wildlife friendly open-top lift nets for free at any one of 45 tackle stores throughout Victoria.

  • 01 Sep 2018 Family fishing day at Lake Wendouree reels in a crowd

    Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today joined hundreds of anglers on the foreshore of Lake Wendouree to celebrate the Ballarat Fishing Festival.