Competition Reports

2024 Women’s Fishing Classic


As the sun rises over the shimmering waters of Australia’s coastline, anticipation mounts for the most thrilling event of the year – the 2024 Women’s Fishing Classic. Set against the stunning backdrop of Australia’s spectacular coastline, this year’s competition promises to be bigger, bolder and more exhilarating than ever before. Expanded horizons One of the most exciting updates to this …

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Join Redland Bay Amateur Fishing Club

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The Redland Bay Amateur Fishing Club caters to fishos of all skill levels. Founded 30 years ago by a few enthusiasts at the Redland Bay pub, the club has grown into a community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for the outdoors and fishing. The clubhouse for the RBAFC, located at 247-257 Esplanade Redland Bay, boasts a two-storey viewing …

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Capricorn Coast Shimano King of Kings


As promised last month, we are looking into everything that happened back in early February at the Shimano King of Kings Capricorn competition. First, a big congratulations to all of the organisers, who put together an awesome event again. This year saw record-breaking numbers, with plenty of new teams registering to be part of the fun. One hundred team nominations …

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2023 Fitzroy River Barra Bash wrap up


This month, we’re going to wrap up the 2023 Humminbird Fitzroy River Barra Bash, held from October 5-8 and brought to you by the Frenchville Sports Club. Being the primary local barramundi event, we all look forward to this competition each year. I know, I know, I’m running very late with putting all the good information into an article, but …

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Lake Monduran Family Fishing Classic 2023


Hello, I’m happy to be back home in Queensland and enjoying our state again. I’ve spent the past 12 years working in Western Australia, the Northern Territory and western Queensland, which was fantastic. When I could, I fished in a lot of bucket-list places and not only fishing but seeing what’s out there… the scenery was definitely worth a look. …

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2023 Flathead Classic round up


Hi everyone, the 2023 Flathead Classic was held at the end of September, with 639 anglers and 257 boats competing in this time-honoured tournament. Bush ‘n Beach Fishing Magazine had two teams entered and both did well, finishing a respectable seventeenth and thirty-second in the overall team rankings. The ‘OG BNB Fishing’ team consisted of magazine chief Ben Collins, Brisbane …

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Moreton Bay Fishing Classic 2023


The Green Beacon Brewing Co and Wynnum Marine Moreton Bay Fishing Classic boasts over $100,000 in cash and prizes, including a $20,000 boat, motor and trailer package, thanks to Wynnum Marine. The newly refurbished Manly Harbour Boat Club hosts the competition as Moreton Bay transforms into the ultimate fishing playground this August. Join us from Friday to Sunday August 18-27 …

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Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic wrap up


The Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic held on June 11-17 proved to be a sensational week of fishing, fun and family entertainment. With over $200,000 worth of prizes generously provided by 46 sponsors, the event attracted record-breaking crowds and showcased the exceptional fishing opportunities of the region. The highly anticipated annual competition did not disappoint, leaving participants and spectators thrilled …

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Five tips for getting back into fishing


After some time away from fishing, renovating to sell, moving north and getting re-established, adventure angler and Tackle Tactics professional angler Robbie Wells wanted to share his thought process and preparation for getting back on the road, on the water and into fishing. Most of you would probably agree that there is a fair bit of confidence that goes into …

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Shimano King of Kings Capricorn Coast wrap up


We are moving into one of the best months of the year, and not because it’s my birthday month… well, kind of… but because I would rate April as the best month of the year to chase most species in our beautiful part of the country. shimano The temperature during the day is comfortable and it’s starting to crisp up …

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