Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day

If you are a fishing or fun-loving family the 2019 Fitzroy River Barra Bash is the place to be! Free for Members and their families to fish and enjoy we have a full day of fun planned. The Family Fishing Competition kicks off at 6.00am with free entry and a bounty of prizes.

Post competition join us at Ryan Park for a full afternoon of entertainment and fun with food stalls, live entertainment, activities, and prizes to give away including our major boat (yes, you can win a boat!) giveaway being drawn.

Family Fun & Festivities

Join us on Sunday, May 26 from 2pm to enjoy an array of awesome food, drink, entertainment, raffles, activities and tunes for all ages and abilities.

Did we also mention you can win a boat?

2PM - 7PM
Live Music, Inflatables, Food Stalls, Mechanical Bull Ride, Face Painting, Balloon Artists, Kids Activities, Licensed Bar

Meet Nick ‘The Honey Badger’ Cummins & Channel 7 Celebrity Sammie O’Brien

Fishing Tips from the Tournament Winners

Family Fishing Competition Winners Announced

Boat Raffle Draw – Winner must be in Attendance


Mum, Dad, Kids, and Friends it is time to throw in a line and see how you measure up in the Fitzroy River Barra Bash Family Fishing Competition. Registration is required so register now (for free).


Sunday, May 26

6.00am – 2.00pm Family Fishing on the Fitzroy River

2.00pm – 4.00pm Daily Tally Sheet to be provided to Frenchville Sports Club

The Prizes:

Biggest Barramundi – Fingerling (Under 10)
Biggest Barramundi – Junior (11 – 15)
Biggest Barramundi – Senior (Over 15)
Mystery Length Barramundi

Maximum 6 per team

Register Now!


The Boat Raffle

Prize: Polycraft 410 Challenger (blue), Oceanic TrailerYahama F50LB tiller steer Outboard Minnkota Riptide Terrova Ipiliot 12V 55LB electric motor, fitted with Deep Cycle Battery

Valued at over: $24,000

You have to be in it to win it! Tickets are available before and on the day and you must be there to win it:

Ticket prices:

1 x $5

3 x $10

10 x $20

Tickets available at the Frenchville Sports Club

The Boat Raffle will be drawn 6.00pm on Sunday 26 May 2019

*Terms & Conditions apply


Fitzroy River Barra Bash T-Shirt * BBQ Dinner at the Registration and Briefing Night (Thursday 23 May 2019) * Presentation Night Dinner and Selected Drinks (Saturday 25 May 2019) * A chance to share in over $20,000 in Cash & Prizes
South Rockhampton Access is adjacent to the Leichardt Rowing Club, South Rockhampton – access off Lion Creek Road via Huet Street (freshwater access). Access is on Quay Street, Rockhampton City. Between South and Francis Streets. Boat ramp is located on Littler-Cum-Ingham Park. North Rockhampton Access is at the end of Larcombe Street via Glenmore Road and Macalister Street, near barrage. Access at the end of Reaney Street, via Bridge Street and Goodsall Street (saltwater access). - Four lanes with central floating pontoon and car trailer parking.
The Rockhampton Recreational Voluntary Code of Practice (VCOP) is designed to encourage local and visiting recreational fishers to adopt sustainable and responsible fishing practices while fishing in the Net Free Zone to ensure fish stocks remain in a very healthy state in the system. Take the Fitzroy River Voluntary Code of Practice Pledge by clicking here.
In 2019 the Fitzroy River Barra Bash will be changing how to submit your catches by SMS or by the Track My Fish App. Catches must include a photo on the measurement brag mat and must be able to be read clearly. You will receive more information on the recording of catches as you Register.
Day 1 Tokens will be issued at the Registration Dinner Day 2 Tokens can be collected from the Club after 3pm on Friday 24 May 2019.
Frenchville Sports Club has made joining as a Member easy. Simply visit:
Catches for the Family Fun Day will be submitted by the Track My Fish App. All catches must include a photo on a brag mat. Further details on this App will be emailed to all Registered Participants.
Tokens for the Family Fun Day Competition will be emailed to registered participants at 6.00pm on Saturday 25 May 2019.
Frenchville Sports Club will email all registered participants a map for the designated fishing area. If you are found to be fishing outside these boundaries you will be disqualified from the competition.

Have another question?
Contact us

07 4932 6800
Rockhampton QLD