Come fishin’

Central and North Burnett Times - - VOICE OF THE BURNETT -

THE Boon­dooma Dam Fish Stock­ing and Man­age­ment As­so­ci­a­tion is con­fi­dent that the weather will be great for this year’s Yellowbelly Fish­ing Com­pe­ti­tion.

The wa­ter qual­ity is good and the dam is fish­ing at its best since re­cent record flood events. Boon­dooma is at 71%.

The 2015 com­pe­ti­tion is sched­uled for Fe­bru­ary 7 and 8 and the camp­ing area man­agers have done a great job to en­sure the camp­ing area and fa­cil­i­ties are ready for the ex­pected big crowd.

Prizes and lucky draws are avail­able for com­peti­tors.

This year’s event will also in­clude a catch and re­lease sec­tion for Aus­tralian bass and yellowbelly with cash prizes at each weigh-in.

En­try costs re­main at $20 for adults and $5 for ju­niors aged 16 years and un­der.

Nom­i­na­tions will be ac­cepted from noon Fri­day at com­pe­ti­tion HQ.

With a new ad­di­tion be­ing a brief­ing and prize give­aways at 8pm on the Fri­day night.

Com­pe­ti­tion en­try fees do not in­clude the cost of camp­ing at the lake.

Camp­ing and ac­com­mo­da­tion op­tions can be found at www.south­bur­nett.qld. gov.au or by ring­ing the kiosk on (07) 4168 9694.

All an­glers must have cur­rent stock im­pound­ment per­mits which can be pur­chased from the kiosk at Lake Boon­dooma or on­line at www.daff.qld.gov.au.

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