2020 Recreational Guide changes
Changes to recreational fishing regulations
From 1 February 2020, some recreational fishing regulations are changing.
They include changes to the Murray cod closed season, barbed flying gaffs, hand-held spears, family fishing lakes, tethering of live fish and catch limits for bass yabbies, sea urchins, river blackfish, goatfish and Macquarie perch.
General guide updates
We have made some adjustments and improvements to the guide, listed below.
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Want a hard copy?
The Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide is available in three key formats: hard copy, via our VicFishing app and here on our website.
Hard copies can be obtained from most fishing tackle shops that sell recreational fishing licences, by ringing the Customer Service Centre on 136 186 or from most regional offices of The Victorian Fisheries Authority.
You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a hard copy of the latest Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide.
Please be advised it will take approximately 10 - 14 working days for the guides to arrive after ordering.