Victoria is known as the Garden State for its beauty.
Fishing Regulations
  • Amateur Fishing License
    In accordance with the Victorian Fisheries Act 1968 an Amateur Fishing License (AFL)is required to fish the inland waters of Victoria.@Persons exempted from holding a license are thoseunder the age of 16 years; licensed Master Fishermen; invalid; TPI Service, Aged and War Service Pensioneers, and people participating in recognized angling instruction cources for which a specific written exemption has been issued. Exempt persons are still required to comply with the fishing regulations. The AFL is available from many Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR) offices and more than 500 retial businesses throughout Victoria, including most retail fishing and tackle stores. The AFL is available for periods of 28 days, one year and three years.
    The fees are as follows
    28 days1 year3 years

    The following regulations apply for trout fishing (brown and rainbow) only. Regulations for other species may differ. Contact DCNR for details.
  • Seasons
    No closed seasons
  • Bag Limit
    None (Unlimited)
  • Size Limit
    25 cm

  • Tackle Shops
    Compleat Flyfisher
    Tavistock House
    381 Flinders Lane
    Melbourne 3000

    This brown trout was fished on the Rubicon River, a tributary of the Goulburn River.

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