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.
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 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.
Authorities are urging visitors to dams and lakes to play it safe this summer in the wake of a number of recent incidents.
The hot weather and afternoon storm build-ups are creating some awesome opportunities for big Bass and Yellowbelly
Last year’s record roll-up of 1003 anglers to the Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition could be beaten in 2018.
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 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.
The State Government has launched an advertising campaign to warn anglers not to use supermarket prawns as bait in an effort to prevent the spread of white spot and other foreign diseases
Yallakool/Lake Boondooma manager Corey Goldie and fishing columnist Matthew Langford were placed equal fifth in the Bass Nation Australian Team Championships at the weekend