The Tableland Fish Stocking Society has been stocking Tinaroo Falls Dam since 1992 and has enhanced the recreational fishery for locals and tourists alike. There are 19 current Barramundi World records. There will be boat, kayak or land based fishing, you’re sure to catch the elusive Barramundi, Mangrove Jack or Red claw. You don’t have to catch a fish to be in the draw for $10,000 cash, Adult Nomination Draw or Lucky draws and Fishing Packages for Juniors/Small fry.
It is a licensed, 3-day all tackle fishing catch and release competition that promotes a weekend of family friendly fun and destination appreciation.
- Fishing starts at 6pm on Friday 21 September 2018 and ends at 8.30am on Sunday 23 September 2018, with all fish to be weighed by 9am.
- Prize for the Adult Nomination Draw – $10,000
- Prize for the Junior Nomination Draw – Fishing package.
- Competition presentations begin at 12 noon on Sunday 23 September 2018.
- There are family and individual catch categories available.
- Registrations open at 3pm on Friday 21 September 2018 at the event base at Tinaroo Township.
- Any breaking strain fishing line fished on handline, rod and reel aimed to effect the capture competition target species is acceptable.
- A stocked impoundment permit is required to fish at Lake Tinaroo – available to purchase at selected outlets and online through Queensland Government.
More information is available at www.tinaroobarrabash.com.au or via social media pages.
- Registration opens 3pm on Friday 21st
- Fishing commences 6pm Friday 21st
- Fishing ends 8.30am Sunday 23rd
- Presentation starts 12 noon Sunday 23rd
- Free Carpark
- Pet Friendly
- Public Toilets
- Family Friendly
- Eftpos Available
- Accessible facilities available – please contact coordinator for specific details.
History of the Event
The TFSS has been stocking Tinaroo Falls Dam since 1992 and has enhanced the recreational fishery for locals and tourists alike, benefiting the local economy and becoming a national drawcard. The event is part of monitoring and ensuring a healthy fishery as well as educating the public in the management of the fishery, promoting a healthy lifestyle. It is these efforts which have ensured the popularity of the Dam and its success with 19 current IGFA Fishing World Records.