Hervey Bay Family Fishing Competition
The Hervey Bay Boat Club Fishing and Social Club is a family club based at the Hervey Bay Boat Club, Buccaneer Drive, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland.
New members are made most welcome in the club, but only current members of the Boat Club are eligible to apply. Membership fee is $5.00. For further information contact the Secretary.
The club conducts both fishing and social events and supports charitable organisations including the Queensland Cancer Fund, the Salvation Army Red Shield appeal, the Fraser Coast Fish Stocking Association, Volunteer Marine Rescue Hervey Bay and Coast Guard Sandy Strait.
A members monthly fishing competition is conducted, usually the first weekend of the month, with a weigh-in at the Boat Club on the Sunday at 2pm followed by a sausage sizzle and presentation of prizes. The club also conducts an annual four day comp.
A Salt Water inter-club competition is held in October with all clubs in the district participating and taking turns in hosting the event.
The HVMR Hervey Bay Family Fishing Competition is held in March each year with approximately $40,000 in prizes. This is a competition not to be missed.