Publications and resources
The following publications are available to provide information about fishing activities, education programs, legislation and current events.
Recreational Fishing Guide
The Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide is a handy resource that outlines all your rights and responsibilities to help you fish sustainably.
Subscribe to Fish-e-Facts, a free fortnightly newsletter for recreational fishers.
Fishery Status reports
Reports outlining the status of Victoria's fishery resources. Contains details on recent changes in management arrangements, research and compliance activities.
Protocols for translocation
The Guidelines for the Translocation of Aquatic Organisms in Victoria deals with proposals for the deliberate movement of aquatic organisms into and within inland water bodies of Victoria
Fish Stocking reports
The annual Vic Fish Stock report documents the upcoming years native and salmonid stockings.
Management Plans are created in accordance with the Fisheries Act 1995. Their purpose is to specify policies and strategies for the management of a specific fishery.
The department invests in Fisheries research to assist in continually improving management practices and techniques. Specific Research reports can be viewed.
All Fisheries Acts, regulations and notices are available from the Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary documents.
Commonwealth and Victorian agreement
The below documents are agreements signed by the Commonwealth and Victoria in 1997 with respect to the fisheries in waters relevant to Victoria: