Competition Reports

Mangrove Jack Anglers Tournament results

mangrove jack anglers tournament 2017

I spent the weekend with a mate of mine who had never caught a jack and he didn’t get one during the comp either, but still described it as one of his favourite weekends of fishing. I hope you get some good encounters with red fish over summer. See you at the next Mangrove Jack Anglers Tournament.

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Gracemere Rocky Barra Bounty a resounding success

2017 gracemere rocky barra bounty

Floodgates opened about a week before the comp was to commence. It was clean water, so competitors in the Gracemere Rocky Barra Bounty were still hopeful it wouldn’t chase the barra from the top half of the river. Only three days out, the water turned from clean to mud as the dirty water from the Dawson area arrived. I think …

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Rocky Barra Bounty records tumble

rocky barra bounty 2017

DESPITE the flow in the Fitzroy River from recent rains that looked like placing a dampener on the event, this year’s Rocky Barra Bounty turned out to be a cracker and lived up to the initial forecasts. Event committee member Bill Sawynok said, “This year’s Barra Bounty has broken more records than in any other year of the event. While …

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A flathead comp to remember – 2017 GC Flatty Classic

2017 Flathead Classic

The presentations were concluded and we managed to sneak into the top 10 in the three-man division, with the Whyte brothers absolutely schooling the rest of the field and Brendon Whyte taking out champion angler with an amazingly high score. This team really is the benchmark for other teams to try to reach.The brothers fish so well together they’re like …

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Get set for 2017 Mangrove Jack Anglers Comp

Mangrove Jack Anglers Comp

A massive thanks to all our major sponsors: BCF Oxenford, JML Anglers Alliance, Mako Eyewear, Weapons Custom Rods and Marquee Events as well as all our minor sponsors 2DEEP, D&H Reel Repairs, Viking Tackle, Minn Repairs & Servicing, Bush ‘n Beach Fishing magazine and Caino Lures. The usual suspects have been leading the way on social media, with awesome early …

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WIN Television Lake Monduran Fishing Classic

THE annual WIN Television Lake Monduran Family Fishing Classic will be held on October 14 and 15. This popular fishing classic has been running for 19 years and will again offer great prizes for both senior and junior entrants. The major lucky prize for senior competitors is a boat and trailer package from Adrians Marine Centre, while the major junior …

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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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