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Dams To Reopen

Dams To Reopen

Bjelke-Petersen and Boondooma Dam recreation areas will re-open for day use this weekend.

White Spot Disease Returns

White Spot Disease Returns

White spot disease has returned to south-east Queensland more than three years since the virus – which targets prawns and crabs – was first detected.

MP Clarifies Boating Rules

MP Clarifies Boating Rules

Queensland boaties can still take their boats out locally this weekend to fish or travel for essential reasons.

Catches Unaffected By Rising Water Levels

Catches Unaffected By Rising Water Levels

Water levels in the South Burnett’s dams have seen a much-needed increase over the past month due to some consistent storm activity through the area

Yellowbelly Triumphs Over Weather

Yellowbelly Triumphs Over Weather

The combination of drought and floods meant attendance numbers at this year’s Boondooma Yellowbelly were the lowest in more than four years, but organisers were still happy.

Summer Fishing’s At Its Best!

Summer Fishing’s At Its Best!

The Christmas and New Year crowds have all but disappeared at the South Burnett dams but the fishing has remained fantastic

Don’t Be A Prawn When Fishing

Don’t Be A Prawn When Fishing

Heading out to do some fishing over the long weekend? Then don’t use your supermarket prawns as bait!

Fantastic Festive Season Fishing

Fantastic Festive Season Fishing

The festive season is a great time of year to be outdoors with family and friends and It’s also the best time of year to be on the water as the temps are hot, and the fishing is accessible to every angler of any ability.

Boaties Urged To Take Care

Boaties Urged To Take Care

Sunwater is urging boaties to take care when using Boondooma and Bjelke-Petersen dams because of the lower-than-usual dam levels and possible submerged hazards.

Warm Water Fires Up The Fish!

Warm Water Fires Up The Fish!

The hot weather and potential afternoon storm build-ups are creating some great opportunities for big Bass and Yellowbelly

It’s A Great Time To Be Fishing!

It’s A Great Time To Be Fishing!

Spring is officially here … the water temperatures are gradually rising and the native fish in our dams are really springing into life

Fish Changing Their Winter Habits

Fish Changing Their Winter Habits

The fishing has changed considerably in the South Burnett region since the start of winter

Have Your Say On Fishing Rules

Have Your Say On Fishing Rules

Recreational anglers only have eight days to have their say on proposed amendments to fishing laws.

Winter Days Bring Flats To Life

Winter Days Bring Flats To Life

The winter weather is now in full swing and it’s about time – it’s been unseasonably warm this year and this has meant the fish have been sitting deeper than usual

Bag A Fat And Healthy Fish

Bag A Fat And Healthy Fish

As winter moves in, the water temperatures in the South Burnett’s two dams have been slowly dropping.

Fishing Comp Looks Set To Continue

Fishing Comp Looks Set To Continue

The Boondooma Open fishing competition held at Boondooma Dam on May 18-19 looks set to become an annual event

Fishing Comp Hopes To Net Big Crowd

Fishing Comp Hopes To Net Big Crowd

More than 1000 fishermen, their families and friends are expected to travel to Boondooma Dam on May 17-18, and they should plan to have a great time when they get there

Cooler Water Patterns Begin

Cooler Water Patterns Begin

It’s been an interesting month of fishing in the South Burnett’s two main dams.

South Burnett Gets Some Rain!

South Burnett Gets Some Rain!

Boondooma and Lake Barambah have experienced a very small influx of water from some great rain over the South Burnett recently

Fishing’s Still Great Despite Dam Levels

Fishing’s Still Great Despite Dam Levels

Water levels at our two dams are slowly dropping … it’s hard to ignore, but it’s a simple fact of life when you’re going through one of the worst droughts we’ve seen for some time

Council Cash Backs Dam Festival

Council Cash Backs Dam Festival

The South Burnett will get a new fishing competition this year despite concerns it might undermine already successful events run by community groups.

Yellowbelly Lures Thousands To Lake

Yellowbelly Lures Thousands To Lake

Water levels and registration numbers may have taken a small dip at this year’s Lake Boondooma Yellowbelly Fishing Competition but organisers were still delighted with the weekend’s turnout.

Yellowbelly Aims For Bumper Roll-Up

Yellowbelly Aims For Bumper Roll-Up

Keen anglers are getting ready to descend on Lake Boondooma this weekend for one of the region’s biggest annual fishing competitions.

Summer Fishing In The South Burnett

Summer Fishing In The South Burnett

The Christmas and New Year crowds have dispersed but the fishing has remained consistent and despite the low water levels, both South Burnett dams are fishing well.

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