Competition Reports

Fat Albert Let Loose

Quirkily named in jest after long time Fishing Classic and Mount Isa Fish Stocking Group volunteer Albert Shelley Co-Event Manager George Fortune spoke on the naming of the Barra. “Fat Albert joins a long list of Tagged Barra names which have included Roberta in recognition of our local MP Robbie Katter (that year the Barra was a female), Georgina after …

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Barra not the only Catch worth Weighing In

A maximum of 18 fish per individual entrant are permitted to be weighed in throughout the competition and no more than 3 fish of any one species. With only ‘Legal’ sized fish also eligible to be weighed in competitors are encouraged to refer to their nomination forms for minimum sizes or the Rules section of the Fishing Classic website. Encouraging …

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Barra on the Bite for Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic

FRIDAY, October 16 marks the opening of nominations for Queensland’s richest freshwater fishing competition the 2015 Clancy Corporation Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic. To be hosted at Mount Isa’s picturesque Lake Moondarra just 15 kilometres outside of the iconic mining city’s CBD the annual Fishing Classic is tipped to attract in excess of 500 competitors and thousands of spectators over its …

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Female anglers dominate at Basstasstic Somerset

ROUND 4 of the Basstasstic Somerset individual bass fishing qualifiers was held at Somerset Dam on August 15 and 16. She cast the lures at the bank rather than focusing on the deepwater fishing Somerset is known for. Aimee won $500 cash and a Trevor’s Leathers keyring with the winning total engraved on it. Brittany put her second-place success down to using …

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BASS Australia Nation Glenbawn Challenge

The Stormr Big Bass was caught by Cameron Ley, and he was stoked to see the scales flash 1.69kg after his bass hit a 3” Keitech Easy Shiner in Gold Flash. This Atomic B.A.S.S. Australia Nation season has been hard for the anglers, and all we have left for the year is the Megabass B.A.S.S. Australia Nation Championship, which will …

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Mount Isa’s Fishing Classic a Community Affair

A sometimes unknown fact about one of outback Queensland’s most iconic annual events, the Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic, is it’s 100 percent a fundraising activity organised by a volunteer community organisation… an impressive undertaking considering its size and reputation. Also a ritual for many locals, the Moondarra Fishing Classic is a true community affair. Co-event manager George Fortune said: “Further …

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Countdown on to QLD’s Richest Freshwater Fishing Event

WITH less than four weeks remaining until all the action of the 2015 Clancy Corporation Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic commences, organiser Mount Isa Fish Stocking Group is kicking things into high gear. Requiring hundreds of hours in volunteer man power to turn what is famously crowned as Queensland’s richest freshwater fishing event into a reality, the organising committee is busily preparing everything …

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2015 Gold Coast Flathead Classic

Our entry fee includes: Tournament entry, a team Tournament Bag packed full of goodies, Tournament Shirt for each angler plus 4 dinners, as well as your entry into the Lucky random draw. No onsite camping is available and accommodation is your responsibility. A number of local accommodation places including Rays resort, Coomera Houseboats and Thornton Towers are offering a discount …

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