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2018 Sunshine Coast Gamefishing Club Spring Shootout

After a false start on the original dates due to terrible weather and iffy weather forecast for the first weekend of November, the changed dates, it was decided to scale down the 2018 Sunshine Coast Gamefishing Club Spring Shootout with major sponsor Ben Campbell Building Group into revised format one day event with half the entry fee (juniors could still enter free...

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Weipa Billfish Club Inc 2018 Tournament

2018 TOURNAMENT OFFICIAL RESULTS In total there were 46 nominated anglers including 7 juniors, 13 ladies and 13 visiting anglers. I have to admit that in the days leading up to the tournament, I was worried sick as to whether any fish would be caught with the water quality looking like the worst we have seen here at this time of year, but the results are a testament...

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2018/19 SEQ Game Fishing Club Challenge

2018/19 SEQ Game Fishing Club Challenge For the Albert and Pauline Threadingham Trophy                          A challenge  to bring clubs across South East QLD together and promote camaraderie, sportsmanship, conservation as well as the future of game fishing to QGFA members. Rules Any SEQ Club affiliated with QGFA can enter, it is not exclusive to club...

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Line, Backing, Double, Leader

We have had a number of people asking about line backing, below will help when gearing up for the upcoming season. (a) Line   1. Monofilament, multifilament and lead core multifilament lines may be used. For line classes, see Australian Record Requirements. 2. Wire lines are prohibited.   (b) Line & Backing 1. The use of backing is permissible. 2. The...

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TGFC Billfish Challenge

Just wrapped up the TGFC Billfish Challenge.  Fishing was slow but everything else made that easily forgettable, and the weather was glamorous. This year’s change to be run out of HorseshoeBay was a major and during and after the event, every single boat had nothing but positives to say. There were only 11 fish tagged from 30+ seen. After Day 1 there was only...

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QGFA TROPHY WINNERS – 2017-18

QGFA TROPHY WINNERS – 2017-18 ALL PORTS INTERCLUB TROPHIES:  DONATED BY BRIAN (SPIKE) KIRKBY   CHAMPION JUNIOR – ROUND 1        –           BRYCE BARTLESON – SCGFC  – 9000 Pts   CHAMPION JUNIOR – ROUND 2        –           BRYCE BARTLESON – SCGFC  – 7350 Pts   CHAMPION CLUB –    ZONE 1                        –          ...

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