Gladstone and Tannum also hosts various craft markets throughout each month. However, there were recorded captures in all categories, including a huge 31. In everything we do, our staff reflect a sensitive approach and professional service. They both offer relief from the southeasterlies so we anchored up and cast towards the rocks. Competitors must present an Official 2018 Electronic Ticket at weigh-ins. As an established business at Boyne Island, it is an honour to be of service to the Gladstone, Tannum Sands, Boyne Island, Miriam Vale, Bororen, Agnes Water, 1770, Rosedale and Calliope areas. Originally the island was used for sheep grazing, this was followed by small crops, horticulture, fishing and timber.
Competitors must present their 2018 Electronic Ticket at weigh-ins Refer 1. The sight fishing on the flats is untapped but local guides are starting to get into it. It's a teams campaign with a maximum of four people. We tried under the bridge that spans the Boyne River. Entrance to Boyne Island Tannum Sands Golf Course The 13 hole is located in Boyne Island adjacent to the Boyne River, in Jacaranda Drive.
Both photographs must display the current free of charge Boyne Tannum Hookup sticker. Two digital photos, one showing the whole fish, with the head at the start of the measure, the other zoomed in on the tail showing its length. If the competitor is leading in two separate categories, the competitor will be awarded on the first fish weighed in. If you get close to the rocks you will find decent sea bream. On this trip the water had not quite reached these rocks. Local guide Johnny Mitchell catches Spanish to 45kg. The event is held at Bray Park, which is on the river near the skate park.
The fish must remain alive for 30 minutes in the Official Hook Up recovery tank to qualify for official entry into the event. There was always something cool to see or do for all age groups across the 3 days. A time of death is a time of sadness and stress. Individuals within the team can still submit these species in the general competition. Out to sea the action hots up even further — the inshore islands offer good protection when you wish to chase queenfish, jewfish, grunter and the like. Masthead is also a good option, if you can work the tides and the wind to help with the trip in and out.
The Boyne Tannum HookUp hopes to continue as an event for families to enjoy all that the Gladstone Region has to offer as a premier fishing location. These fish will be up around the meter long mark in the very near future — they grow up to a millimetre per day! To win one of the bigger prizes from the two hundred and fifty thousand dollar pool, such as one of 9 boats or the Jet Ski, all you need do is enter! Tickets are available online from December 2017. The management committee decision is final. The winning entry will be drawn randomly from the eligible families in the entry box and then checked that it is valid before it is announced to the public. Also, unless otherwise stated, there will be no restrictions on the geographical distribution of material produced. We joined a few who were fishing the pylons in their small dinghy.
Boyne Tannum HookUp committee president Jennifer McGuire and David Engwicht at the Business Leveraging from local events Workshop. In the Estuaries During August the big breeding flathead start moving into the estuaries. The timing of the event is also superb —autumn temperatures average around 17 degrees at night up to 27 during the day. And of course there is the beautiful Tannum Sands beach for all the family just down the road. Keep an eye out for more Moonlight Movie events popping up around the region.
Boyne Island Environmental Education Centre is an Outdoor and Evironmental Education Centre at 61 Malpas Street. The Boyne Tannum HookUp Management Committee will hear the dispute after the competition is completed providing the disputing competitor a fair hearing. This event is very popular, with more than 3,000 entrants. The maximum daily Fish Category wins per competitor is one per day and one final Category win for the Fish Category Trophy. The last night draws some 15,000 people and includes a spectacular fireworks display — it really is an eye opener and I had a ball helping out on stage and presenting prizes. Stage 2 — Unrestricted ticket purchase — you can purchase as many tickets as you would like, in addition to tickets already purchased. No more than one trophy will be awarded in respect of any one fish category caught.
With 20-knot southeasterly winds, there was a relatively small but significant chop in the harbour, certainly more than we expected. The most expensive prize raffle will be drawn first. We also experienced some good whiting, bream and flathead fishing and the live weigh in section of event was an eye opener too with some cracking specimens coming in from near and far. After each raffle is drawn, the winning ticket will be put back into the draw for all remaining raffles. In addition the competitor may choose to purchase the current year, official Boyne Tannum Hookup Brag Mat to measure and photograph their fish on, and the official Boyne Tannum Hookup current year sticker.
All fish must be weighed on the official scales provided by the organisers to be eligible. Rodd Harbour On the Sunday of the Hook-Up, Ian, Liam and I drove to Turkey Beach — a small and picturesque fishing village, some 50km south of Gladstone. One team can win one category only. Posted at 12:36h in , , , by The 2017 Boyne Tannum HookUp is going super digital with the plans to create a Snapchat geo-filter to be used throughout the fishing competition. You see Awoonga has been stocked with Barra for decades where they grew huge, and when these previously contained beasts came over the Dam Wall it increased the natural population of giant fish in the estuaries below by a thousand fold.
We headed directly to Wild Cattle Creek on the low tide to pump yabbies with most of the other land-bound fishers. This area is a known dugong habitat so boaties need to be alert to the signs of dugong presence. Impressive given a single meter plus barra in the salt water is considered a fish of a lifetime to many! Rob Paxevanos For more information check out Tags. If a fish category weigh is a tie, the prize will be awarded to the first recorded entrant. The gutter between Tongue Spit and the harbour acts as a mackerel run to open water.