2021 Recreational Guide changes
Changes to recreational fishing regulations
In the 2022 Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide, some recreational fishing regulations have changed.
The 2022 guide also features minor alterations to content, which act to clarify existing regulations.
General guide updates
We have made some adjustments and improvements to the guide, listed below.
|Change from 2021||Page in hard copy guide|
Addition of specific recreational fishing information for Eastern sea spider
Changes to rock lobster tagging
Addition of speciific recreational fishing information for cockles
Removal of Murray cod closed season in the Wimmera and Millicent basins, except the Wimmera River
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 (PDF - 12.4 MB) .
Hard copies can be obtained from our reception at Lower Ground, 1 Spring Street Melbourne, 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 email@example.com to obtain a hard copy of the latest Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide.
Please be advised it can take several weeks for the guides to arrive after ordering.