The South Burnett will get a new fishing competition this year despite concerns it might undermine already successful events run by community groups.
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.
Keen anglers are getting ready to descend on Lake Boondooma this weekend for one of the region’s biggest annual fishing competitions.
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.
Fisheries Patrol officers have seized 130 crab pots during a targeted operation this month.
The hot weather and afternoon storm build-ups are bringing on some awesome opportunities for big Bass and Yellowbelly in South Burnett dams
The State Government will spend $81,000 to boost native fish numbers in the South Burnett’s three major dams
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
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
Spring is finally here and it’s the time of year I always look forward to because the water temperatures are gradually increasing
The State Government has released two new guides for recreational anglers to keep them up-to-date with boating and fishing regulations.
The water temps have been slowly dropping over the past few weeks in the South Burnett as winter well and truly moves in
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.
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.
Boondooma and Lake Barambah have seen a small influx of water from some great rain recently.
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.
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.
The annual Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition broke its third attendance record in a row over the weekend.
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.
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.