Boat Ramp South Townsville, Barnicle street, Townsville, QLD, Australia 4816, Townsville, Australia
Townsville RSL Fishing Competition - Veterans Health Week
Veterans Health Week is from 24 Oct to 1 Nov 2020. The theme this year is Social Connection. On 31 Oct and 1 Nov 2020, the Fishing Club of the Townsville RSL will host a land-based fishing comp around the Townsville area, with a weigh-in at the Boundry Street ramp followed by a BBQ. If you haven't heard of the Fishing Club, get along to the Townsville RSL Drop-in and Mini Expo on 24 Oct from 10am to learn about the club and get competition timings, boundaries and prizes; or contact us for more information. #preventionthroughconnection
FISHING COMPETITION RULES (VETERANS HEALTH WEEK 2020)
31 October to 01 November 2020
Boundaries: North Rattlesnake Island/ East Magnetic Island-most Eastern point/
South Cape Cleveland/ West local Townsville estuaries.
Junior’s 15yo or younger/ Female Angler’s/ Male Angler’s.
Prizes will be allocated to individual angler’s for the heaviest of species as follows:
Bream/ Cod/ Finger Mark/ Flathead/ Grunter(Javelin)/ Mangrove Jack/ Salmon/ Whiting and the
Heaviest of all other eligible species. Excluding Barramundi.
**Mystery Weight Prize ** Juniors-Females-Males
Fishing will commence at 6.00am Saturday 31 October 2020, and finish at 9.00am Sunday 01
November 2020. All angler’s must be ready for weigh in at 10.00am at the Townsville RSL carpark
(Charters Towers Road). Presentations 11.00am at same location.
Fish to be weighed in whole and as per QLD D.P.I regulation sizes and bag limits.
A total of 15 fish per competitor can be weighed in for this competition (so pick your best 15 if you
have caught more).
Sharks/ Rays/ Catfish/ Tarpon and other vermin are NOT ACCEPTED AT WEIGH IN.
Point’s allocation – 1 point per fish and 11 points per kilo. If catch is gut and gilled, there will be NO
difference to weight added.
All fish to be presented to the weigh-master in bags or individual esky. Loose fish in share situation
in one esky is not acceptable. There will be a penalty of 25 points reduction for undersized catches
or over bag limit catches weighed in. WHICH WILL BE ENFORCED.
Reminder: Ensure ALL boat safety gear is current and onboard. Always inform a friend or family
member where you are heading on the water and timings for return.
Beware: Crocodiles frequent local Townsville bays and estuaries.
Nominations close 5 pm Friday 30 October
Nominations by email to Z3BsYXllciB8IHRzdnJzbCAhIGNvbSAhIGF1