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Grab your rods, bring your family and help reduce the number of tilapia in Idalia Lake and learn about the impact these fish have on our waterways and the ecosystem.


Ticket cost is $5 per person.
Funds raised through ticket sales & bbq (less costs) will be used for restocking and/or fish habitat restoration projects.


Oz Fish Unlimited – Townsville will be hosting the event with funds awarded through the Townsville City Council Smartygrants Program with 2 Bent Rods leading the event management on their behalf.


The event is supported Townsville Regional Council, Oz Fish Townsville, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Biosecurity Queensland and Freshwater Fish Stocking Association of Qld. The event will be strictly managed under a Biosecurity Queensland pest fishing permit through fishing event management 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 in the dedicated waste bins provided.


Win great prizes from BCF Townsville, The Fishing Warehouse, Tackle World Townsville, Jarvis Walker, Hookeze, Fishing Monthly Magazines, Daiwa Australia, Alvey Reels Australia.


Registration is essential.
Saturday 23rd November


7.00am Sign in/Briefing


7.30am Start Fishing


11.00am Finish Fishing
Weigh in & Prizes


This is a drug & alcohol free event, no glass permitted on site.


Refunds are available up to 7 days before the event and will be the ticket cost less Eventbrite booking fee of $1.24 per ticket.