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  • 22 Feb 2018 Two men nabbed with thirty times the abalone limit

    Two Wonthaggi locals will appear in court, after being apprehended by Victorian Fisheries Authority Officers and Victoria Police with a commercial quantity of abalone.

  • 17 Feb 2018 New fishery management plan for rock lobster

    A new fishery management plan for rock lobsters was launched today at the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival.

  • 12 Feb 2018 Abalone divers busted for illegal activity

    Two men from Parkville and a man from Endeavor Hills will be charged on summons and have had their diving equipment seized for allegedly taking a commercial quantity of undersized abalone on the Mornington Peninsula last weekend.

  • 12 Feb 2018 Boom times ahead for King George Whiting

    Very high numbers of baby King George whiting have been recorded in fisheries surveys of Port Phillip Bay for the second consecutive year, which is great news for whiting stocks and recreational anglers who hold the species in high regard on the table and as a sportfish.

  • 06 Feb 2018 Getting hooked on free fish events at Lakes Entrance

    Seafood lovers and keen recreational anglers will soon converge at Lakes Entrance for the Labour Day long weekend in March to join the festivities at our free 'Hooked on Lakes Entrance' event and first ever symposium on dusky flathead.

  • 05 Feb 2018 South Gippsland local takes more than seven times pipi limit – again!

    On Wednesday 31st January a 60 year-old man from Stony Creek was inspected by Fisheries Officers at Venus Bay with 15 litres of pipis he had allegedly taken that day.

  • 05 Feb 2018 Western Victorian Abalone Industry Set To Thrive

    Victoria's abalone industry is set to grow with the total allowable commercial catch for blacklip abalone in Victoria's west increasing by 6.8 tonnes to 70 tonnes for the 2018/19 season.

  • 02 Feb 2018 Fine for using mesh nets at Lake Tyers

    A Lakes Entrance man has been convicted and fined for exceeding the catch limit for bream, attempting to bribe authorised officers and escaping from lawful custody in the Bairnsdale Magistrates Court this week.

  • 01 Feb 2018 Better Angler Access to Hazelwood Fishery

    Anglers in Victoria will now have better opportunities to bag a barramundi at Hazelwood pondage with 500m of new fishing access set to officially open from 1 February, 2018.

  • 22 Jan 2018 Exciting New Freshwater Fisheries Plan

    The State Government has released its blueprint for boosting freshwater fishing across Victoria with record fish stockings, partnerships for better fish habitat and an actively engaged recreational fishing community.