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Canterbury Park Family Pest Fishing Competition
October 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Canterbury Park Family Pest Fishing Competition.
Brought to you by Brisbane City Council
Grab the kids and save the date for the Canterbury Park Family Pest Fishing Competition on 12th October 2019 run by fishing event management group 2 Bent Rods.
Come along and help reduce pest fish numbers at Canterbury Park, Bald Hills, with your chance to win great prizes and learn about the impact these fish have on our waterways.
We are pleased to have Councillor Cooper attending to award the prizes in the afternoon.
Bring your kids along to help catch tilapia and other pest fish. 2 kayaks up for grabs and plenty of other prizes.
Brisbane City Council, Freshwater Fish Stocking Association of Qld will be on hand to help on the day. Food & drinks will be available for purchase.
Worms will be available for purchase on the day. Profits from worms and registration fee will be used to restock native species in the lake.
The event will be strictly managed under a Biosecurity Queensland pest fishing permit through fishing event managment group 2 Bent Rods, to create awareness of noxious fish species and their impact on the local biodiversity.
There will be education sessions provided on the pest species during registration for the event, as well as trained helpers to assist you to correctly dispose of catches.
Registration is essential.
Limited number of rods will be available for hire for a gold coin donation to FFSAQ.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Fishing is only permitted on regulated fishing education days.
Fishing is NOT permitted at any other time.
Bread is not be used as bait as it is detremental to other wildlife.
We do encourage you to bring you a reusable water bottle.
This is a drug & alcohol free event.