About: garrykerr

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July 9, 2020

My Big Catch: A new minister for fishing and boating

FOR those that may have missed it, we have a new Minister for Fishing and Boating after Premier Daniel Andrews announced a cabinet reshuffle...

July 2, 2020

My Big Catch: Land a rainbow trout these school holidays

YOUNGSTERS can catch a new hobby these school holidays with the stocking of more than 35,000 catchable size rainbow trout into almost 80 lakes...

June 18, 2020

My Big Catch: Designs released for Queenscliff boat ramp

THE state Labor Government has released the final concept design for the Queenscliff boat ramp upgrade, which will make it easier for boaters to...

June 4, 2020

My Big Catch: Status quo win for Victorian fishers

VRFISH has announced a massive win for Victorian fishers who enjoy our fantastic southern bluefin tuna (SBT) fishery. The federal government’s Assistant Minister for Forestry...

May 28, 2020

My Big Catch: A timely reminder

DUE to the recent drowning tragedy of a fisher at Point Roadknight, I feel it may be a relevant time to remind all those...

May 14, 2020

My Big Catch May 14

ON MONDAY at 11am, Labor Premier Daniel Andrews finally made the announcement that all recreational fishers had been waiting to hear. What you need to...

May 8, 2020

My Big Catch

In a Facebook post, AFTA chair Bob Baldwin said: “Victoria is out of step with the rest of Australia in being the only state...

December 12, 2019

My big catch

Boaters to have say on boat ramp management   The state government is encouraging boaters and facility managers to visit Better Boating Victoria’s new website...

November 28, 2019

FAD-tastic summer ahead for southwest fishers

Torquay’s offshore artificial fishing reef welcomed the return of five fish aggregating devices (FADs) last week, with another two to be deployed off Lorne...

November 14, 2019

My Big Catch

Extinct fish back from the dead   An extremely rare fish thought to be extinct has been reportedly spotted for the first time in over...

October 31, 2019

My Big Catch: Bill passed for Gippsland Lakes netting closure

Commercial netting in Gippsland Lakes is set to end, with the State Labor Government passing legislation today that will boost tourism, create jobs and...

October 3, 2019

My Big Catch: South Australian Government bans snapper fishing

South Australian Government bans snapper fishing THE South Australian Government has announced a state-wide snapper ban running from November 1 this year until 2023,...

September 26, 2019

My Big Catch

AHEAD of the school holidays, 'ready-to-catch' rainbow trout have been stocked into lakes around Melbourne and regional centres. The rainbow trout stocked are advanced yearlings...

September 19, 2019

My Big Catch

Citizen scientists tracking King George whiting movements Saltwater fishers are doing their bit to help track the movement patterns of King George whiting in Victorian...

September 12, 2019

My Big Catch

Boat Ramp fees for boaters using Frankston’s Kananook Creek and Olivers Hill boat ramps have been wiped, giving Victorians the chance to celebrate the...

September 5, 2019

My big catch

Victoria’s huge trout opening is on again in September, with the Goulburn River set to be a major drawcard with 2,000 “stonker” trout to...

August 29, 2019

My big catch

Recreational game fishers in Portland will be encouraged to properly handle their southern bluefin tuna catch as part of the national Tuna Champions campaign. Minister...

August 22, 2019

My Big Catch: More waters for boating and fishing in central Victoria

Four more lakes in central Victoria are now open to recreational fishers in canoes, kayaks and boats with electric motors, thanks to the state...

August 15, 2019

My Big Catch

This weekend I was invited to attend the Leopold Angling Club who hosted a Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) run boating safety seminar. It had a...

August 8, 2019

National 4×4 Outdoors Show on this weekend

It’s that time again! This column along with National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo and My Big Catch Has 10 double passes to...

August 1, 2019

Fishing Report, August 1 2019

Anglesea:

  • Still salmon catches being reported off local beaches
  • When fishos can get out reports of flathead and some pinkies continue
  • The odd whiting...

July 25, 2019

FISHING REPORT – July 25, 2019

ANGLESEA » Weather conditions are still ordinary. Salmon catches off local beaches continue » Whiting reports are still happening but once again only when fisherman can...

July 18, 2019

FISHING REPORT – July 18, 2019

ANGLESEA » Weather conditions are still affecting all reports » Reports of salmon catches off local beaches continue » A few whiting have been reported but once...

July 11, 2019

FISHING REPORT – July 11, 2019

ANGLESEA » Weather conditions are still poor, reports have changed little » Salmon catches continue off local beaches » Whiting reported but only when fishers can get...

June 27, 2019

FISHING REPORT – June 27, 2019

ANGLESEA » Weather conditions have still been poor and reports are affected accordingly » Reports of small salmon catches off local beaches are still being received »...

June 20, 2019

FISHING REPORT – June 20, 2019

ANGLESEA » Weather conditions have still been poor and reports are affected accordingly » Reports continue of small salmon catches off local beaches » Those fishing for...

June 13, 2019

FISHING REPORT – June 13, 2019

ANGLESEA » Weather conditions have still been poor and reports are affected accordingly » Reports of small salmon catches off local beaches continue » Those fishing for...

June 6, 2019

FISHING REPORT – June 6, 2019

ANGLESEA » Weather continues to be poor for fishing » Some reports of some small salmon off local beaches » When people get out reports they mainly...