The fishing has changed considerably in the South Burnett region since the start of winter
Recreational anglers only have eight days to have their say on proposed amendments to fishing laws.
Boat registration stickers will come to an end on October 1, the same as car registration stickers which were phased out in 2014.
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
As winter moves in, the water temperatures in the South Burnett’s two dams have been slowly dropping.
The Boondooma Open fishing competition held at Boondooma Dam on May 18-19 looks set to become an annual event
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
It’s been an interesting month of fishing in the South Burnett’s two main dams.
Boondooma and Lake Barambah have experienced a very small influx of water from some great rain over the South Burnett recently
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
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 fishing has changed considerably in the South Burnett since the onset of winter but with a little bit of patience and some searching you can find some cracking catches of native fish.
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.