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Springfield Lakes Pest Fishing Classic!
November 17 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dust off your rods – the Springfield Lakes Pest Fishing Classic returns on Sunday 17th November 2019. Come along and help reduce pest fish numbers in Spring Lake, with your chance to win great prizes for doing so.
This event has been organised by Brisbane Valley Anglers Fishstocking Association (BVAFA), funded through a Lendlease Community Grants Program. 2 Bent Rods will be leading the event management on BVAFA’s behalf.
The event is supported by Lendlease, Ipswich City Council, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Biosecurity and Freshwater Fish Stocking Association of Qld 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 in the dedicated waste bins provided.
Proceeds (less costs) from the registration fee & worm sales & bbq will be used to restock native species in the lake.
Registration is essential.
7.00am Sign in/Briefing
7.30am Start Fishing
12.30pm Finish Fishing
Weigh in & Prizes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Fishing is only permitted on regulated fishing education days.
Fishing is NOT permitted at any other time.
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.