All posts tagged "Gippsland Lakes"

  • Record Spawning for Bream in the Gippsland Lakes

    The black bream fishery in the Gippsland Lakes is showing signs of a strong spawning season after the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA)’s fisheries scientists found a record number of baby

  • Blue Green Algae Bloom in the Gippsland Lakes

    There is currently a blue-green algae bloom in the Gippsland Lakes and Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning have advised to avoid direct contact with affected water including swimming

  • New Slot Limit for Black Bream in the Gippsland Lakes

    On 1 April 2021, the Victorian Fisheries Authority introduced a slot limit of 28-38cm for black bream caught in the Gippsland Lakes and its tributaries. It’s expected that the new

  • Federal Investment in Shellfish Reefs

    The new $20-million Reef Builder project is an exciting partnership between the Federal Government and The Nature Conservancy Australia (TNC) set to restore our native marine ecosystems, including our living shellfish reefs. 

  • Gippsland Lakes Fishery Plan

    Public consultation closes 28 October 2020.

  • Plan to Rebound the Gippsland Lakes

    VRFish is thrilled with the release of the draft Gippsland Lakes Recovery Plan which outlines the suggested next steps to rebound the beloved fishery back to a premier fishing destination.

  • Exciting new chapter for the Gippsland Lakes

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victorian recreational fishers, is excited for a new chapter to begin at the iconic Gippsland Lakes. As of 1 April, all ten Gippsland Lakes commercial

  • Recreational Fishers Cast Support for Gippsland Lakes Recovery Plan

    Recreational fishers have overwhelmingly thrown their support towards boosting fish stocks in the Gippsland Lakes after VRFish released the results of a survey conducted with 683 recreational fishers. Victorian fishers

  • Have Your Say on Gippsland Lakes future management

    VRFish want to hear the views and opinions of as many Victorian anglers about the future of recreational fishing management arrangements in the Gippsland Lakes, and its rivers. VRFish welcomes the Andrews

  • Gippsland Lakes Fishery One Step Closer to Recovery

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, welcomes the introduction of important legislation to commence the buy-out of commercial nets in the Gippsland Lakes. VRFish Chairman, Mr. Rob

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