SINKING LINES ON LAKES

2021-05-07T16:18:38+11:00

Christopher Bassano says the master of the sinking line will catch the most lake trout. Flyfishing is a very traditional pastime. Some anglers will only fish with a dry fly, or only fish to sighted fish or only fish a certain hatch. For others, this is too limiting and one dimensional. While it is easy [...]

SINKING LINES ON LAKES2021-05-07T16:18:38+11:00

YELLOW FIN 101

2021-05-07T16:08:38+11:00

Andrew McGovern discusses some of the most effective techniques to employ when targeting yellowfin bream. Yellowfin bream are one of this countries most sort after recreational species. They can be found from the Townsville area in the north to the Gippsland lakes in northern Victoria. An amazing fighting fish for their size, the species is [...]

YELLOW FIN 1012021-05-07T16:08:38+11:00

RAYMARINE LIVE: Watch, Ask and Learn with Raymarine Experts

2021-05-07T12:44:19+11:00

Practical tips and information boaters and anglers want to know during new, Friday morning streaming show For boaters and anglers looking to maximise their knowledge of Raymarine advanced features and functionality, Friday mornings just got a whole lot more exciting. Streamed live on both Facebook and YouTube Fridays at 9:00am AEST, Raymarine Live is hosted [...]

RAYMARINE LIVE: Watch, Ask and Learn with Raymarine Experts2021-05-07T12:44:19+11:00

Expression of Interest – Next Offshore Artificial Reef Location

2021-05-07T12:33:09+11:00

The next set of Offshore Artificial Reefs could soon be located off a local coastline near you! These reefs create unique habitats for fish and aquatic organisms and are designed for recreational fishing. Nominations are now open for the locations of the next Offshore Artificial Reefs. To have your say, complete this survey before 17 June. Fishing clubs, organisations and the broader recreational fishing community are all invited to come forward with suggestions. New [...]

Expression of Interest – Next Offshore Artificial Reef Location2021-05-07T12:33:09+11:00

More Flathead Stockings!

2021-05-07T12:23:49+11:00

Check out this short video for some behind-the-scenes action during the recent stockings of a juvenile dusky flathead at the Lake Conjola, St Georges Basin and Burrill Lake Recreational Fishing Havens. This is a great example of your fishing fees at work!

More Flathead Stockings!2021-05-07T12:23:49+11:00

Reminder about rule changes for Yabby Traps and Blue Swimmer Crab Size Limit

2021-05-07T12:21:12+11:00

A reminder that recreational fishing rules relating to the use of ‘Opera House’ style yabby traps came into effect last week from Friday 30 April 2021. The rule change provides greater protection for air breathing native wildlife, such as water rats, platypus, birds and turtles, which can inadvertently get caught in traps whilst foraging for food and drown. In 2003, opera house [...]

Reminder about rule changes for Yabby Traps and Blue Swimmer Crab Size Limit2021-05-07T12:21:12+11:00

PLANS FOR UPGRADES TO WERRIBEE SOUTH BOAT RAMP

2021-05-07T11:54:29+11:00

Boaters getting out on the water at Werribee South boat ramp will soon have better facilities with designs being drawn up to make improvements to the popular boat ramp and car park. Concept designs for Werribee South ramp have been commissioned as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s unprecedented $47.2 million investment to improve recreational [...]

PLANS FOR UPGRADES TO WERRIBEE SOUTH BOAT RAMP2021-05-07T11:54:29+11:00

PLANS FOR THE ICONIC ST KILDA PIER BUILD MOMENTUM

2021-05-07T11:51:59+11:00

The highly anticipated St Kilda Pier redevelopment is a step closer with the release of construction ready detailed designs. The Andrews Labor Government is investing $50 million to rebuild St Kilda Pier which will breathe new life into the iconic bayside destination. Following a three-year consultation and design process, the new St Kilda Pier will [...]

PLANS FOR THE ICONIC ST KILDA PIER BUILD MOMENTUM2021-05-07T11:51:59+11:00

UPGRADING PORTARLINGTON PIER FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

2021-05-07T11:48:26+11:00

The Andrews Labor Government is improving safety and supporting local jobs through work to upgrade the Portarlington Pier on the Bellarine Peninsula. Works to improve the pier will begin this week to upgrade the pier and improve safety for commercial operators, pedestrians, recreational boaters and fishers using the facility. Access to the Portarlington ferry will [...]

UPGRADING PORTARLINGTON PIER FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS2021-05-07T11:48:26+11:00

MERCURY POWERS FORCE BOATS’ NEW “EIGHT SEAT SUPERCAR!”

2021-05-07T11:42:21+11:00

28 April 2021 — World-renowned high-performance boat builder Force Boats has just created a more sociable and family-friendly version of their world championship-winning F21 ski boat. Force has spent over 25 years cultivating a hard-earned reputation for producing race-winning ski boats. But this new bowrider – affectionately known as ‘The Transformer’ by Rod Bickerton and his [...]

MERCURY POWERS FORCE BOATS’ NEW “EIGHT SEAT SUPERCAR!”2021-05-07T11:42:21+11:00