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Tis the season for Murray cod

Freshwater fishers have been counting down the days until the opening of the recreational fishing season for Murray cod (on 1 December). Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) CEO, Travis Dowling, said…

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Lucky fisher lands catch worth $10k

A fly fisher has struck gold at Lake Purrumbete near Camperdown, landing a $10,000 fish as part of the relaunched Golden Tag competition. Minister for Fishing and Boating Melissa Horne…

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Better Boating Fund established in Vic

The legislation to create the Better Boating Fund, which will re-invest every dollar of Victorian boating registration and licensing fees back into recreational boating, has passed in the Victorian Legislative…

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Hastings Boat Ramp open for summer

The Victorian Government is improving access to Western Port Bay for fishers and boaters, thanks to the completion of the first stage the $1.6 million Hastings Boat Ramp upgrade. Minister…

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Bay fishers urged to do the right thing

The spring sun and snapper season are seeing large numbers of fishers flocking to Port Phillip to enjoy Victoria’s most popular fishery. Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) Acting CEO Paul Shea…

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New marine light bar range from Narva

Narva, an Australian owned leader in the development, manufacture and supply of automotive lighting and electrical components for the automotive, marine and transport industries. has released a range of fully…

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Stonker rainbows released for Metro family fun

Eighteen Metropolitan Family Fishing Lakes are currently being stocked with 500 ‘stonker’ rainbow trout to bolster recreational fishing fun with some big catches. Victorian Fisheries Authority CEO Travis Dowling said…

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Boating when you don’t have a boat

Boating without a boat in Australia has never been a problem for Aussies. The practice of boating has been long associated with the outdoor loving nature of our culture. Across…

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From our family to yours, love CSMR

“The past few months have taught us all to cherish our families. Spending time together, playing together, laughing together and in some cases, like ours, surviving together. If we have learned…

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Chaparral Australia takes top dealer gong

Chaparral Australia has won its 6th International Dealer of the Year Award at the 55th Annual Dealer Conference and Awards night. This year’s awards ceremony capped off an impressive Virtual…

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Lakes Entrance lands a better jetty

Fishers in Lakes Entrance now have a bigger, safer spot to wet a line thanks to an upgrade of Reeve Landing Jetty on Bullock Island. Victorian Fisheries Authority CEO Travis…

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Lowrance announces new Ghost trolling motors

Lowrance, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the expansion of its award-winning Lowrance Ghost freshwater trolling motor design with the new Ghost 52 and 60. The new…

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Fisheries 'Big Build' is on at Snobs Creek and Bra...

Work is underway on two exciting developments that will make fishing even better across Victoria. Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) CEO Travis Dowling said the Snobs Creek hatchery facility, near Eildon, is undergoing a $1.2 million revitalisation and a new fisheries officer station…

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National Boating Week 25 Sep to 02 Oct

A ‘National Boating Week’ will be held from 25 September to 02 October and will be supported by a host of Boating Industry Association (BIA) activities. National boating week will…

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