Competition Dates

Evans Head Fishing Classic returns with Australian Fishing Tournaments at the helm

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ON the back of the successful 2017 Evans Head Fishing Classic, Australian Fishing Tournaments is returning and will once again be managing this world-class fishing competition and making a significant contribution to the local economy in the process. The Evans Head Fishing Classic is synonymous with family fun, and now well into its twenties it has continued to add new …

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13th VMR Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic

vmr bundaberg family fishing classic

AFTER running another successful Family Fishing Classic in 2017, VMR Bundaberg has announced dates for the 2018 Classic. The event will run over three days from June 29 to July 1 from an area adjacent to the VMR Base at Burnett Heads, near Bundaberg. The 2017 Classic attracted 1479 registrations, with hundreds more at the lucky draws and raffles on …

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‘Carp’ Diem at Lake Keepit’s fishing competition this Easter long weekend

lake keepit carp fishing comp

GRAB a hook, make it sharp, pitch a tent, catch a carp!  That’s what hundreds of environmentally conscious anglers will be doing at Lake Keepit this Easter long weekend, with the annual Carp We Don’t Keepit fishing competition set to take place. As a fishing competition with a sustainable twist, the weekend will improve Keepit Dam for native fish through …

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Pest fish eradication competition March 24

wyaralong dam pest fish eradication comp

THE Logan and Albert Fish Management Association Stocking Group Fundraising Committee is fundraising to stock the newly completed Wyaralong Dam with both Australian bass and Mary River cod fingerlings. You may have heard of our past efforts, as previously our group was called Carpbusters. Our name has changed, but the mission of our organisation remains the same, and that is …

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2018 Boondooma Dam Family Yellowbelly Fishing Competition

2018 boondooma yellowbelly fishing comp

BOONDOOMA Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition spokesman Terry Allwood said with the lake fishing extremely well, the 2018 event should set new records in both the long-standing gilled and gutted section as well as the catch and release component. Cash and other prizes will be presented at the end of each of the three sessions as well as overall competition winners …

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NSW Gone Fishing Day is on again

nsw gone fishing day

NSW Gone Fishing Day is on again! And NSW DPI will be running a host of events to celebrate our love of fishing and encourage everyone to get out on the water. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t fished before or if you’re the keenest of anglers, NSW Gone Fishing Day is for everyone! Free NSW DPI community fishing events for …

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2017 North Coast Fishing Bonanza set to sizzle this week

north coast fishing bonanza

THE 2017 North Coast Fishing Bonanza presented by Gamakatsu and Evinrude is on again at Ballina, northern NSW from September 28 to October 2. This is prime time for school holidays and over the 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 …

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Big bass records broken at Somerset Basstasstic comp

big bass somerset dam

He won $700 cash and loved his keyring with the big score engraved on it. He said he wants to keep the keyring for years to come as proof he managed such an epic score. Michael held on to second place with a great score of 2812 points, taking home $500 cash for his efforts. He also won the Evakool …

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Evans Head Fishing Classic 2017 – all you need to know

evans head fishing classic 2017

Adults will be competing to take out a variety of fish categories including snapper, pearl perch, mulloway, tailor, kingfish/cobia, amberjack/samson fish, whiting, bream, blackfish and flathead. Cadets can target the usual estuary suspects of flathead, whiting and bream. All fish are to be alive when pictures of the fish are taken on a brag mat approved by the organisers. Brag …

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Get ready for 2017 Gold Coast Flathead Classic

2017 gold coast flathead classic

THE 2017 Gold Coast Flathead Classic is set to smash all records in its 24-year history, with over 650 competitors predicted to enter the event this September. It will be an event of thrilling daily competition coupled with family fun evening festivities. You will feel a sense of addiction, with the excitement of potentially taking out the biggest catch drawing …

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