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  • 28 Jun 2018 Boating facilities ramping up at Corinella

    Recreational anglers and boaters accessing Western Port Bay will soon have more boat ramps to launch from and better facilities at Corinella Foreshore thanks to a significant $1.45 million expansion project.

  • 15 Jun 2018 Getting more people fishing more often on the Bellarine

    The State Government is funding a major extension of the Clifton Springs fishing platform to help more keen anglers cast a line on the Bellarine Peninsula.

  • 14 Jun 2018 Education and awareness campaign for Mako sharks

    Game-fishing anglers who chase mako sharks offshore will benefit from an education and awareness campaign on the species to be led by VRFish.

  • 05 Jun 2018 Gippsland Lakes illegal netting fines

    Two East Gippsland men have been found guilty, fined a total sum of $17,356.64 and had a vessel, motor vehicle and other equipment forfeited in relation to illegal netting in the Gippsland Lakes.

  • 04 Jun 2018 River trout season closes but lake fishing is on fire

    Trout fishing is booming in Victoria, but soon it will be time to give our rivers a break to let the wild fish spawn.

  • 30 May 2018 A few days til you can catch Murray Crays

    Only a few days remain before Victorians can try their hand at catching some tasty Murray spiny freshwater crayfish for the table.

  • 22 May 2018 Fourth annual trout conference comes to Melbourne

    Recreational anglers can learn more about Victoria's wild trout fisheries at a free one day conference in Preston on Saturday 11 August 2018.

  • 21 May 2018 Snapper survey reveals baby boom in Port Phillip

    A recent fisheries survey in Port Phillip Bay has recorded the highest abundance of baby snapper in 26 years, easily surpassing the previous peaks in 2001 and 2004.

  • 18 May 2018 Helping hand for Ballarat fish hatchery

    The Ballarat Fish Hatchery will soon be producing even healthier trout, year-round, thanks to a $63,925 grant from the State Government's Target One Million plan for recreational fishing.

  • 17 May 2018 Future fishing leader recognised for mako shark

    Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford joined other fishers and club members plus staff from the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) at the Torquay Angling Club to present Xavier with a certificate of appreciation for his suggestion to introduce a minimum size to protect small mako sharks.