Summer in East Gipplsland

Summer in East Gipplsland

January is always a busy month for the Fishcare EG volunteers with the delivery of  “Come Try Fishing workshops” as part of the Coastcare Summer by the Sea program to the holiday makers enjoying the great weather along the East and Far East Coast. Eight...
Summer around Port Phillip & Westernport

Summer around Port Phillip & Westernport

Fishcare Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula and Westernport had a very busy summer running our community Come and Try Fishing series with great success! We ran 3 Come & Try Fishing sessions in Carrum, Wheelers Hill, Elwood and unfortunately due to extreme heat had to...
Volunteer Profile – Justin Harzmeyer

Volunteer Profile – Justin Harzmeyer

I first started volunteering with Fishcare in the South West to help me gain workplace skills while studying an Environmental Science degree (Fisheries Management and Aquaculture) at Deakin University in Warrnambool. 14 years later I’m still volunteering but...
Get Hooked on Lakes

Get Hooked on Lakes

The Hooked on Lakes Entrance Seafood Festival is an annual event for Seafood lovers and recreational anglers looking for food, fishing and family fun over the Labour Day long weekend. Since the commencement of this festival annually over the last three years ,...
Summer by the Sea – South West

Summer by the Sea – South West

What a ‘Come and Try Fishing’ Summer Series we have had in South West Victoria. All events were fully booked out, with some families attending every event. We had locals, tourists, first time anglers, participants young and old. We fished the Hopkins River, Merri...
Fishcare Supporting Go Fish Nagambie

Fishcare Supporting Go Fish Nagambie

Get your diaries our because Go Fish Nagambie is fast approaching! On the 26th, 27th and 28th of April, Fishcare volunteers will be in supporting the Go Fish Nagambie event on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday delivering casting clinics and activities. The Friday will...
Vic Fish Kids Events

Vic Fish Kids Events

The Fishcare Victoria and VFA partnership is going from strength to strength with yet another year of events being delivered through the Vic Fish Kids program as a part of the Target 1 Million Initiative. Fishcare volunteers and staff will be delivering kids fishing...
Northern Pacific seastar sighting (VFA Announcement)

Northern Pacific seastar sighting (VFA Announcement)

Heading out to Gippsland Lakes? Keep an eye out for Northern Pacific seastars! Seastars in Victoria often suffer a case of mistaken identity. If you’re not sure how to tell an invasive pest from a friendly local, here’s a handy guide below! Contrary to popular belief,...
Fishcare Melbourne and MPW partnering up at the Dandenong Market

Fishcare Melbourne and MPW partnering up at the Dandenong Market

As part of the Summer by the Sea program, we teamed up with Coastcare Victoria and Connie’s Collectables to provide an interactive display at the Dandenong Market. Our stall was enabling people who frequent the Dandenong Market, to experience the value of Port Phillip...