Fishing Competition - Barra Bash

The Tournament

2020 Fitzroy River Barra Bash

The 2020 Fitzroy River Barra Bash Tournament kicks off on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 and will conclude on Friday, 15 May 2020 with a new Recovery Party on Saturday, 16 May 2020.

The 2020 Fitzroy River Barra Bash offers all Fisherman the opportunity to compete in the richest Barramundi Tournament in Australia.

In 2020 the Family Fishing Competition will held at a later separate date and will offer all “fish-loving fams” the only excuse they need to get out on the water and cast a line!

A date for the Family Fun Day is to be advised.

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

FRIDAY 15 MAY 2020

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


12.00pm - 5.00pm - Recovery Session

5.00pm - Boat Draw


$450 per Team (incl GST)
Teams of two (2) anglers

In 2020 there will be a limited number of teams in the Frenchville Sports Club Barra Bash. All anglers (or for those under 18 years of age their parent / guardian) must be a current financial member of the Frenchville Sports Club.

If you are not currently a member you can join here:


Registrations must be submitted with full payment by COB Wednesday 29th April 2020, unless capacity is reached prior.All registrations must be submitted online via the booking site


All teams must present a copy of their current comprehensive Boat Insurance Policy by Wednesday 13 May 2020, 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.


Fitzroy River Barra Bash T-Shirt * BBQ Dinner at the Registration and Briefing Night (Wednesday 13 May 2020) * Presentation Night Dinner and Selected Drinks (Friday 15 May 2020) * 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 2020 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 Thursday 14 May 2020.
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.
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