Competition Reports

Boyne Tannum HookUp 2024 wrap up


The annual Boyne Tannum HookUp was once again held on the May Day long weekend, celebrating 29 years. It lived up to its reputation of being Australia’s biggest family fishing competition, offering over $450,000 in angler and promotional prizes, its biggest prize pool yet. Even with heavy rainfall in the fortnight leading up to and during the event, the persistent …

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Moura Muddy Water Classic 2024


The Moura Muddy Water Classic lived up to its name this year, with the mighty Dawson River having a minor flood and sending some brown water down for the weekend. Absolutely great for the river, though it did make finding the fish a bit challenging, with heaps more food flowing through. All of this didn’t put a dampener on the …

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VMR Bundaberg 2024 Family Fishing Classic


Preparations for the seventeenth VMR Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic are well advanced for the event running over three days from June 28-30, 2024. An attractive prize pool of over $60,000 will be on offer in lucky draws and fish prize categories. The Friday night program includes a $2000 Harvey Norman voucher and a $1000 cash lucky draw prize, while on …

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Garmin Anaconda King of the Pin 2024


We are gearing up for another great year of King of the Pin in 2024, with over $100,000 worth of prizes to be won! Tickets are on sale now for this year’s event, held from May 31 to June 2. The adult major prize is a 4.2m wrapped Quintrex Renegade tinnie with a 50hp Mercury on a trailer and the …

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Lake Monduran Barra Classic 2024


Monduran Anglers Stocking Association – also known as MASA – held the 2024 Hummingbird Barra Classic at Lake Monduran on March 22-24. This year, the weather gods did not listen to our wishes of ideal fishing conditions for the classic. Twelve months previous, you set a date and hope the weather will be as good as the moon phase you …

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Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic 2024


If you want to be part of the $200,000 cash and prize action at the 2024 Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic and Expo, the time to enter is now. In its thirty-seventh year, this epic event is on everyone’s fishing calendar and from June 2-8 this year, whether you’re an adult, teen or junior, you need to get among it. …

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Junior angler’s one percenter flathead tips


Flathead are a highly sought-after fish that eat basically anything vibrating or wiggling in front of them. This makes using soft plastics a lively way of targeting them. But it isn’t easy all the time, so here are some tips for fishing the tough bite and improving catch rates. Gear for flathead Generally, you want to find a rod and …

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Boyne Tannum HookUp 2024


The twenty-ninth annual Boyne Tannum HookUp is back this May Day long weekend, from Friday to Sunday May 3-5, 2024. This year, Australia’s biggest family fishing competition offers a bigger prize pool than ever before, with over $450,000 worth of prizes to be won! The HookUp is a much-loved and favourite event for thousands of locals and visitors from all …

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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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