Fishing Competition


The 2019 Fitzroy River Barra Bash Tournament kicks off on Thursday, 23 May 2019 and will conclude on Saturday, 25 May 2019. This year there will be 90 teams in the closed competition doubling our entries from 2018.

The 2019 Fitzroy River Barra Bash offers all Fisherman the opportunity to compete in an array of events including the all-new Family Fun Day, offering all “fish-loving fams” the only excuse they need to get out on the water and cast a line!

The Itinerary


5.00 pm: Registration: Frenchville Sports Club

6.00 pm: Compulsory Briefing: Frenchville Sports Club


6.00 am - 5.00 pm - Barra Bash Fishing Tournament

5.00 pm - 7.00 pm - Daily Tally sheet to be provided


6.00 am - 2.00 pm - Barra Bash Fishing Tournament

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm - Daily Tally sheet to be provided

5.30pm - * Presentation Dinner & Prizes at the Frenchville Sports Club

*Dinner and a selection of drinks will be provided at the presentation dinner

Register Now

Fill in the form below to register. Registrations close 25 April 2019 unless sold out prior.

Angler 1

Angler 2

Boat Insurance

All teams must present a copy of their current comprehensive Boat Insurance Policy by Thursday 23 May 2019, either in person with their registration, or via email to Any team unable to present a copy of their comprehensive Boat Insurance Policy will forfeit their nomination fee.

Payment Information

Full Payment of your Nomination Fees must be paid for your nomination to be accepted.

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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.

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Contact us

07 4932 6800
Rockhampton QLD