September 12, 2017
Yallakool/Lake Boondooma manager Corey Goldie and fishing columnist Matthew Langford were placed equal fifth in the Bass Nation Australian Team Championships at the weekend.
The Grand Final of the prestigious fishing competition was held at Lake Glenbawn in NSW on September 9-10.
A total of 34 teams participated in the event, which was won by Dean Silvester and Mark Ferguson of Bass’N Bream Tackle who weighed in a winning catch of 14.76kg.
The pair have won a trip to the USA to compete in the Bassmaster Team Championship on Norfolk Lake, Arkansas.
Jye Clayden and Brendan Footit from Instinct Outdoors were runners up with a catch of 14.25kg, followed by Dane Radosevic and Garry Harman of Legend Boats/Simrad (13.32kg) and New England Rangers (12.87kg).
Goldie and Langford, playing as 2 Dams One Destination, tied for equal fifth with Planet72 Icecreamery with identical catches of 12.82kg.
Corey said he was “absolutely stoked” with the team’s result, considering the high standard of the competition.
“It was a great weekend with heaps of fish coming to the boat in all sessions,” Corey said.
“I’m very happy with our run this year, and adding another top 10 ranking is very satisfying.”
Corey said he’s now looking forward to competing in the Storm Bass Australian Open, which will be held at Cania Dam this coming weekend.