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Fishing with Kids – Ian’s Top Tips!!

Ian Whiteside our Melbourne Facilitator has been working hard to provide great tips for for both beginner and advanced anglers. Mor content can be found on our Website, YouTube Channel, App and Facebook. Sessions: Rods & Rigs: Techniques: For beginners: Allow them to hold & wind the reel with whichever hand best suits, changing hands…
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Jude’s First Fishing Day at St Leonards Reserve: A Whopping Success!

On January 24th, little Jude had a big adventure at St Leonards Reserve. He joined the Geelong and Bellarine group for a “Come and Try Fishing Day,” and what a day it turned out to be! At just five years old, Jude started a bit quiet, but with the help of the friendly group, he…
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“Come Try Fishing – Summer Series” Makes a Splash in Mallacoota

The “Come Try Fishing – Summer Series” continued its coastal journey, making a memorable stop in the picturesque town of Mallacoota. This event, organized by the Fishcare East Gippsland group, aimed to introduce enthusiasts of all ages to the joys of fishing through engaging workshops. Among the participants was Sebastian, a keen angler who made…
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Kids Fishing Day in Dargo with the Dargo Angling Club

In the charming township of Dargo, nestled in the heart of Victoria, children recently experienced the joys and challenges of fishing at a special event hosted by the Fishcare East Gippsland group. Despite days of rain leading up to the event, the rivers were stable, presenting an exciting opportunity for young anglers. The day began…
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Fishcare Geelong and Bellarine’s Successful Fishing Day at St Helens Jetty

On a sunny day at St Helens Jetty on Friday the 12th of January, situated on the Western side of Corio Bay, Fishcare Geelong and Bellarine groups hosted a highly successful Come & Try Fishing Day. The event drew participants from far and wide, with some traveling over an hour from Melbourne to take part…
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Become a Fishcare Volunteer

Our dedicated group of volunteers have made it their mission to promote responsible recreational fishing and safeguard our precious aquatic environments. Joining their ranks is not only a rewarding experience, but also a chance to make a tangible difference in the conservation of our aquatic heritage. Volunteering with Fishcare Victoria provides a unique opportunity to…
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End of Financial Year Update

If this past couple of financial years could be summed up in only a couple of words, I think we would use challenging yet positive. Although, it was difficult, there was so much to look forward to, probably more so than ever. Human interaction was a thing to look forward to in of itself. We…
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Community Events

Our regional groups have information trailers that house our resources along with a number of fishing rods and tackle. If you are holding a community event and you would like to provide some information or interactive activities regarding sustainable recreational fishing, make sure you contact us to discuss how we might be able to support…
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School Activities

We run education activities with over 6000 Victorian school students annually with the objective to develop in students conservation attitudes and sustainable behaviours in respect to aquatic environments. If you are teacher and would like Fishcare to run one of our sustainable fishing programs at your school please contact us. Below is a guide to…
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Fishright with Fishcare

Know your limits Know the Victorian fishing regulations including fishing gear restrictions, catch limits and area closures. Don’t take more than you need and let the little ones go! Use fish friendly Tackle Circle hooks and knotless landing nets can reduce stress and damage to fish that are to be released Return unwanted or undersize…
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