Competition Reports

Great Northern beer adding Aussie flavour to the Gold Coast Flathead Classic

great northern flathead classic

AT the top of the Australian beer mantel sits the iconic Great Northern Brewing Co. Established in Cairns in 1927 to brew beer suited to the climate, ‘the beer from up here’ quickly grew in popularity not just for its taste but for its true-blue Australian heritage. The partnership between the Great Northern Brewing Co and the Gold Coast Flathead …

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New Emu Park Fishing Classic on Capricorn Coast

emu park fishing classic

SINCE the announcement of the Tight Lines Fishing Classic being cancelled for this year, a group of Capricorn Coast locals have come together to form Emu Park Events, with the first event the Emu Park Fishing Classic. The inaugural competition will be held at the Pine Beach Hotel in Emu Park from September 22-24, 2017, with proceeds going to three …

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North Coast Fishing Bonanza set to sizzle

north coast fishing bonanza

THE 2017 North Coast Fishing Bonanza presented by Gamakatsu and Evinrude is on again, from September 28 to October 2. This takes advantage of the school holidays and long weekend, so you don’t have to take much time off to fish. If you’re looking for something to get the kids involved in, look no further.  The format involves four days …

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JML Anglers Alliance St Clair Classic

JML Anglers Alliance

He used a Shimano Stradic on a Millerods Control Freak and rigged the plastic on a Berkley 1/6oz Dam Deep jig head. Rounding out the top three was Dean Silvester who claimed another cheque and also the Samurai Angler of the Year title, making this his third in four years. The question now remains, is Dean the best angler Australia …

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Tough competition in Bundaberg’s VMR Family Fishing Classic

If only the fishing heated up as fast as we did, quickly taking our layers of warm clothing off as the sun slowly rose above the horizon. Nearly an hour had passed with no sizeable fish coming over the side, let alone going in the Esky. We hopped between the nearby waypoints until we finally began catching a couple of …

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Catch a Catty Family Fishing Competition

catch a catty

THE Paradise Stocking Association is holding its seventh Catch a Catty Family Fishing Competition on August 26 and 27, 2017. A boat package is up for grabs for the senior major draw on Sunday and the junior major draw is a kayak.  The competition is held at Mingo Crossing Caravan and Recreational Park on Gayndah Mount Perry Rd.  Mingo Crossing …

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Tackle Tactics Glenbawn Classic

glenbawn winner

Mark Ferguson has incredible form on Glenbawn and is currently in fourth place in the AOY race and second in Rookie of the Year standings after the fourth round of the Atomic B.A.S.S. Australia Nation Series. As mentioned, Mark worked hard with Dean on the practice day and also felt the offshore Gulp bite was more reliable and produced larger …

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