• Have Your Say on Issues Affecting Recreational Fishing

    Get involved by contributing your views…

  • Lifejacket laws to improve rock fishing safety

    Victorians are incredibly lucky to have such extensive and widespread coastlines that offer some of the most rewarding fishing experiences one can have.  Our picturesque Victorian coastlines provide some great

  • Steer Clear in the Rip

    Kingfish have been a hot target in Port Phillip Bay recently as recfishers take the opportunity to get out on the water with their friends and family. A well-known spot

  • Fisheries Notice in place to stop the spread of abalone disease

    Following the detection of Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis (AVG, also known as abalone disease) in South Australia, the Victorian Fisheries Authority have taken swift action to assist in managing the outbreak through issuing

  • Fishing Clubs | Funding opportunities available

    As we have shared directly with our Fishing Club Supporter members VRFish delegates, there’s funding available through Sport and Recreation Victoria and the Victorian Fisheries Authority that your fishing club or association

  • Hooked on fishing? Join the club

    If you love fishing and would like to connect with like-minded people who share your passion and forge life-long friendships, you should consider joining a fishing club. Fishing clubs provide

  • Call for volunteers to contribute to eel study

    Do you go fishing for eels? Are you interested in contributing to fisheries research? Then you might be able to participate in a PhD study at the University of Wollongong

  • VRFish Applauds Habitat Hero, Bob Pearce

    Photo: (L) Anthony Forster, Fisheries Manager at the Victorian Fisheries Authority, and (R) Bob Pearce at the celebration of Kayakers Reef receiving Marine and Coastal Act consent. Bob Pearce is

  • Don’t get caught out when buying your fishing licence

    Don’t get caught out buying your next fishing licence from an unauthorised seller charging additional fees.

  • Final works at Rye Pier have kicked off

    Reeling in squid off Rye Pier is about to get even better as Parks Victoria have recommenced the final stage of the pier reconstruction following a break over the summer

  • The secret lives of kingfish in eastern Australia

    Photo from Project Kingfish Facebook: Jason Taylor with 98cm kingfish tagged in Victoria Project Kingfish seeks to unveil the secret lives of yellowtail kingfish in eastern Australia. Yellowtail kingfish (Seriola

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