Catch and Release Bass Fishing Competition

Lake Macdonald Catch and Release Bass Fishing Competition – Sunday 24th June 2018 

Anglers young and old are invited to enter the Lake Macdonald Catch and Release Bass Fishing Competition on Sunday 24th June 2018.  The competition is hosted by the Lake Macdonald Freshwater Fishing Association.

The competition starts at 6.30 am at Mary River Cod Park, in Collwood Rd, Cooroy, adjacent to the Gerry Cook Fish Hatchery. Entrants can fish from a boat with an electric motor (limited number of entries), from a kayak or from the banks around the Lake.

Entry costs just $20 per adult and $10 per child (17 years and under) with all proceeds going to support the breeding program for the endangered Mary River cod at the Gerry Cook Hatchery.

The Fishing Competition coincides with the annual Noosa Festival of Water at the Noosa Botanic Gardens and Lake Macdonald Amphitheatre which starts at 10 am and finishes at 3pm.  Fishing Competition winners will be announced in the Amphitheatre at the Festival at 1.45 pm.

A copy of the registration form will be posted here once sponsorship is finalised.  Registrations close at 5 pm on Friday 22nd June 2018.

For more information, call the MRCCC on 07 5482 4766 or email


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