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A Day at Carrum: Celebrating Community Spirit with Fishcare Victoria

Today at Carrum, we experienced all the wonderful elements that make a Fishcare Victoria event truly special: four fantastic volunteers, fine and sunny weather, happy and smiling participants, and warm, friendly conversations. It was a perfect day for community connection and outdoor enjoyment. While the fish were elusive this time, the spirit of the event…
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FishAbility Event at Mornington Jetty: A Cold Day with Big Rewards

On Friday, 14th June, Fishcare Victoria hosted a FishAbility event at the picturesque Mornington Jetty. Despite the biting cold, the day turned out to be a memorable and rewarding experience for all involved. Initially, the fishing was slow, and the chill in the air made the conditions challenging. However, our participants demonstrated remarkable perseverance. With…
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Fishcare Volunteer Kerry Catches Southern Bluespotted Flathead at Patterson River FishAbility Session

Fishcare Victoria is thrilled to share the recent success of our dedicated volunteer, Kerry, who caught an impressive Southern Bluespotted Flathead during our FishAbility session at Patterson River, Launching Way in Carrum. This exciting catch was made using a soft plastic lure, showcasing Kerry’s skill and the productive fishing opportunities at this beautiful location. Visit…
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Fishcare Victoria Volunteers Spotlight: Landy & Fred Kober

We are thrilled to highlight the incredible contributions of our dedicated volunteers, Landy and Fred Kober, who have been invaluable additions to our team over the past 12 months. Their enthusiasm and commitment have greatly enriched our Fishcare Victoria family, and their knack for photography has beautifully captured the essence of our sessions. Recently, Landy…
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Geelong Fishcare Volunteers Shine at FishAbility Clinic with Better2Gether Tribe at Barwon Valley Park

Our remarkable Geelong Fishcare Volunteers recently partnered with the Better2Gether tribe to host an exceptional FishAbility clinic at Barwon Valley Park. This event was a true celebration of community spirit, learning, and fun, leaving lasting memories for everyone involved. The day was filled with enthusiastic participants who came together to enjoy a shared passion for…
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Join Fishcare Victoria as a Facilitator!

Are you passionate about fishing and community work? Fishcare Victoria is excited to announce three new casual facilitator positions in the South West, Geelong and Ballarat regions. This is your chance to promote responsible fishing practices and make a positive impact in your community. About the Roles:As a facilitator, you’ll be responsible for: Recruiting and…
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Celebrating Success and Planning for the Future: Fishcare Victoria Conference in Ballarat

Fishcare Victoria recently held a conference for volunteers and staff at the BellTower Inn in Alfredton, Ballarat, on 18-19 May 2024. This event provided a unique opportunity to celebrate our achievements and plan for the future of Fishcare Victoria. The opening session highlighted the successes of Fishcare Victoria over the past seven years, focusing on…
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Celebrating Our Incredible Fishcare Victoria Volunteers!

Celebrating Our Incredible Fishcare Victoria Volunteers! In honor of National Volunteer Week, we are thrilled to celebrate our amazing volunteers who, over the past seven years, have generously donated over 12,000 hours of hands-on support to help deliver the Fishcare program. Valued at $40 per hour, this equates to an incredible $480,000 of volunteer support!…
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A Fantastic Day at Mornington Jetty

Yesterday, we had another amazing day with six fantastic fishing sessions at Mornington Jetty. Over 60 enthusiastic participants joined us, and most had the thrill of catching a small Snapper, with some even catching a few! Successful Catch and Release Using small circle hooks, we caught and successfully released all but one fish—a 31cm pinky…
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An Exciting Afternoon with the WIRFAB Bass Coast Crew

Yesterday afternoon, we had the pleasure of fishing with the wonderful WIRFAB Bass Coast crew, and it was an absolute blast! Our enthusiastic participants enjoyed catching small Salmon, Silver Trevally, and a few impressive-sized Mullet. Stellar Support from Fishcare Volunteers Our fabulous Fishcare Victoria volunteers, Kerry and Ivan, were once again on hand to assist…
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