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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.

‘Ghost’ Crab Pots Seized

‘Ghost’ Crab Pots Seized

Fisheries Patrol officers have seized 130 crab pots during a targeted operation this month.

Summer Heat Brings On The Bite!

Summer Heat Brings On The Bite!

The hot weather and afternoon storm build-ups are bringing on some awesome opportunities for big Bass and Yellowbelly in South Burnett dams

$81,000 To Restock Dams

$81,000 To Restock Dams

The State Government will spend $81,000 to boost native fish numbers in the South Burnett’s three major dams

South Burnett Dams Get A Boost

South Burnett Dams Get A Boost

It’s a good feeling to know that summer is finally on its way. The water temperatures in both dams are rising considerably during the day, which makes for some pretty intense fishing at times

Spring Into Some Dam Action!

Spring Into Some Dam Action!

Another great month of fishing has gone by … the lakes’ edges and deeper flats have really come alive with some cracking fish caught at Bjelke-Petersen and Boondooma dams

Fish Are Deep And Hungry

Fish Are Deep And Hungry

Spring is finally here and it’s the time of year I always look forward to because the water temperatures are gradually increasing

New Guides For Anglers

New Guides For Anglers

The State Government has released two new guides for recreational anglers to keep them up-to-date with boating and fishing regulations.

Cold Mornings And Big Fish

Cold Mornings And Big Fish

The water temps have been slowly dropping over the past few weeks in the South Burnett as winter well and truly moves in

Winter Fishing Patterns Begin

Winter Fishing Patterns Begin

It’s been an interesting month of fishing in the two South Burnett dams … with the slight influx of water and the cooler weather setting in, there’s been a lack of consistent fishing as the water and season settles.

Changes Ahead At Dams

Changes Ahead At Dams

The South Burnett Regional Council has assured visitors they will continue to enjoy “wonderful experiences” at Bjelke-Petersen and Boondooma dams, despite the upcoming departure of the current managers.

Dams Enjoy A Little Bit More Water

Dams Enjoy A Little Bit More Water

Boondooma and Lake Barambah have seen a small influx of water from some great rain recently.

Thank You For The Rain

Thank You For The Rain

Our two dams have seen some much-needed water flows over the past month, and while it wasn’t a huge amount, it’s still been enough to lift the water levels and keep the fish active.

Fishing Competition Draws 200

Fishing Competition Draws 200

The Freshwater Open team fishing competition held at Boondooma Dam over the weekend attracted 36 teams, with some coming from as far away as NSW to take part.

Yellowbelly Lands Another Record

Yellowbelly Lands Another Record

The annual Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition broke its third attendance record in a row over the weekend.

Summer Fishing Is Fun!

Summer Fishing Is Fun!

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

South Burnett Summer Fishing Is Great

South Burnett Summer Fishing Is Great

Summer 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.

Play It Safe At Dams

Play It Safe At Dams

Authorities are urging visitors to dams and lakes to play it safe this summer in the wake of a number of recent incidents.

Storms Make Fishing Fun!

Storms Make Fishing Fun!

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

Yellowbelly Expecting Record Roll-Up

Yellowbelly Expecting Record Roll-Up

Last year’s record roll-up of 1003 anglers to the Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition could be beaten in 2018.

Spring Heat Brings Out The Big Fish

Spring Heat Brings Out The Big Fish

It’s a good feeling to know that summer is finally on its way. The water temperatures in both dams are rising considerably during the day, which makes for some pretty intense fishing at times.

You Can’t Miss At Either Dam!

You Can’t Miss At Either Dam!

Another cracking month of fishing has gone by since my last report … the lake edges and deeper flats have really come alive with some cracking fish caught at BP and Boondooma.

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