2021 Recreational Guide changes
From 1 February 2021, some recreational fishing regulations have changed. They include introducing a bag limit for spider crabs including giant spider crabs.
From 1 April 2021, a slot limit will come into effect for black bream within the Gippsland Lakes and its tributaries.
The 2021 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.
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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.
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Please be advised it can take several weeks for the guides to arrive after ordering.