Catch and Release Bass Fishing Competition

Lake Macdonald Catch and Release Bass Fishing Competition – Sunday 25th June 2017 

Anglers young and old are invited to enter the Lake Macdonald Catch and Release Bass Fishing Competition on Sunday 25th June 2017. The competition is hosted by the Lake Macdonald Freshwater Fishing Association with a fantastic pool of prizes sponsored by Ed van der Kruk of Hooked on Angling and Outdoors in Hilton Terrace, Tewantin.

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.

Click on the link to download a copy of the registration form, fill it out online, save it to your PC with your name (eg JohnSmith.pdf) then email it to the MRCCC to confirm your registration and advise of your payment method.  Registrations close at 5pm on Friday 23rd June 2017.

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


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