Sep 30, 2022
The Kingaroy Sportfishing Club is hosting the 2022 Sportfishing Festival based at Boondooma Dam near Proston
The ANSA Fishing Festival is wonderful event where all ANSA members, along with their families and friends can gather together and enjoy a long weekend of social catch up, friendly fishing competition, formal dinner with annual awards and the AGM.
Festival dates are September Friday 30th to October 2nd long weekend 2022.
The ANSA Sportfishing Festival will include:
Friday 30th October
Meet & Greet starts at 6pm at the Boondooma Dam Fish Stocking Club House.
Fishing comp briefing, including rules & categories, current fishing conditions, what & how is biting, likely spots, and a map of dam and exclusion zone/s.
A BBQ will be provided for registered participants.
(BYO Drinks & Chairs).
Saturday 1st October
Fishing competition commences at 5am with the opportunity to target freshwater species like Australian Bass, Golden Perch, Saratoga, Spangled Perch, Eel Tailed Catfish and pest species like European Carp and Tilapia.
After the days fishing a welcomed shower can be had in preparation for a bus trip to the Proston Golf Club for the Annual Presentation Dinner ( 20min from dam ). You can self-drive or make use of the courtesy bus (please tick the free bus option during registration).
The cost of the meal will be covered in the nomination fee.
(Drinks at own cost – No BYO’s)
Bus Tour – For non fishos ,Kingaroy is organising a bus tour of the region, visiting local historical sites, a lunch stop and winery. There will be a small cost on the day. Please register your interest on the entry form . More details to follow.
Sunday 2nd October
Fishing commences again at 5am and finishes at 12pm (noon). All captures must be presented to the officials at the Fish Stocking Clubhouse by 1pm.
Kingaroy Sports Fishing Club will be providing hot dogs from 1pm (BYO Chairs).
The Queensland Sportfishers AGM will commence after presentation of fishing award. Each club is to provide a representative delegate, who should be present from 1pm onwards.
All members are welcome to observe the AGM, which should finish around 3pm.
Monday 3rd October
Monday is a public holiday so feel free to explore some of the local attractions in Wondai, Kingaroy, and surrounds have to offer.
Lake Boondooma Caravan & Recreation Park
Pre-bookings have been made on cabins (6), powered sites (24) and bunk houses (10).
To book one of these options please ring the contact number during business hours and state that you are taking part in the ANSA – Kingaroy Fishing Club Sportfishing Fishing Festival. Non-Powered camp sites cannot be pre booked, however there should be sufficient sites if this is preferred. Pre-bookings will only be held until September 10th 2022, when they will be released to the public (please remember it’s school holidays so don’t miss out… book early!).
Lake Boondooma Caravan & Recreational Park
40 Bushcamp Road Okeden Q4613
Powered – non powered sites, cabins & bunk houses
Phone: 07 41689694
More Info: https://youtu.be/XtlNYGaGm4o
Awards Dinner Venue
Proston Golf Club
81 Brigooda Rd Proston Q4613
Busses will be available to take you to and from venue (please enter yes for this option when registering).
All activities are based at the ‘Lakeside’ section, this includes the ‘Cabins’, ‘Terrace’ powered sites and the ‘Bunkhouse’. The ‘Villas’ and ‘Lookout’ caravan park will require a 3.5km drive to activities and to launch boats. The caravan and recreation park has a kiosk with an assortment of tackle, lures, ice, food, and fuel. There are two boat ramps (a single and a double) and it is expected that the dam will be around 70% capacity. The fish should be on the chew, especially edge bites, and there are Red Claw so be sure to bring some pots. Qld Fisheries are based locally and are regularly present on the dam… don’t forget your SIP permit! (www.qld.gov.au/recreation/activities/boating-fishing/rec-fishing/dams)
Things to Do and Places to Visit
Boondooma Homestead – South Burnett Timber Museum – Wondai Heritage Museum – Kingaroy Heritage Museum – Wineries – Bunya Mountains NP – Kayak fishing local creeks
Local Charter Operators
Get the jump on everyone else and pre-book a charter…
Matt Langford – Australian Freshwater Fishing Charters – 0408658592
Mathew Mott Sportfishing Charters – 041684811
I am sure some participants (like me) will start to gather there early to get some fishing practice in.
Adult (16+): ANSA Member – $30
Non-member – $60
Kids (5-15yrs): ANSA Member – $15
(Kids under 5 FREE!) Non-members – $30
Registration Fee Includes – Meet & Greet BBQ – QLD Sportfishers Awards Dinner – Fishing Comp & Lunch
For more information contact:
Bob Dover (Kingaroy SFC) – 0418 768 192 – email@example.com
Mick King (ANSA Events)- 0409 750 677 – firstname.lastname@example.org
(Enter Yes) if you would like to register for the courtesy bus to the presentation dinner.
(Enter yes) if you would like to register for the Tour Bus on Saturday.
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