Victoria Fishing Rules Update

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Victoria Fishing Rules Update

By | 2018-01-11T16:17:58+00:00 January 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Victoria are making changes to trout fishing rules to make freshwater fishing even better! 
They commence on Saturday 2nd September 2017, coinciding with the reopening of trout season in rivers and streams. 

The changes include:

  • Introduction of a 25 cm minimum size for trout and reduced bag limit from 5 to 3 trout for the following waters: Ovens River (upstream of Porepunkah Bridge), Mitta Mitta River (upstream of Lake Dartmouth), Nariel Creek (upstream of Colac Colac bridge), Rubicon River.
  • Introduction of a 45cm minimum size for brown trout and 30cm minimum size for rainbow trout in Toolondo Reservoir with a reduced bag limit from 5 to 3 trout per day.
  • Introduction of a 45 cm minimum size for trout in Hepburn Lagoon with a reduced bag limit from 5 to 3 trout per day.
  • Removal of the trout closed season for the Hopkins and Merri rivers.

For more info on the rule changes click on the link below:

https://vfa.vic.gov.au/recreational-fishing/better-trout-fishing-on-the-way-for-victoria#utm_source=vfa-vic-gov-au&utm_medium=vanity-url-301ssredirect&utm_content=bettertrout&utm_campaign=recreational-fishing