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Fishing

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.