Kingaroy Sportfishing Club Boondooma Bash 2004
  |  First Published: July 2004

THE KINGAROY Sportfishing Club’s annual Boondooma Bash was held on the first weekend in June with some excellent fish caught and plenty of fun had by the 25 keen competitors.

Based at the Lakeside Campground at Boondooma, each of the six clubs fished hard to secure the title of Champion Club. Local hosts Kingaroy Sportfishing Club took out the title with 1305.3 points, with Glen Radunz taking the honours for the highest point scoring male and Donna Bowman finishing as the highest point scoring female. Local guide Matthew Mott featured heavily, taking the Longest Caught and Released Fish and Longest Caught and Released Fish lure or fly casting with a 530mm Australian bass. He also measured in the most metres for introduced species.

During the competition 165 fish were measured and the average fish length came in at 347mm. The full results are listed in the table below. – KSFC



Champion Club (highest total score from three highest point scores of the same club)

1st – Kingaroy – 1305.3

2nd – Bundaberg – 392

3rd – Sunshine Coast – 360.5

4th – Maryborough – 262.6

5th – Brisbane – 189.6

6th – BVA – 128.8

Champion senior male (all species) - Glen Radunz (Kingaroy) 519.2 pts

Champion senior female (all species) - Donna Bowman (Kingaroy) 461.6 pts

Most metres of fish caught and released by a junior male - Dylan Mott (Kingaroy) 12.01m

Highest point scoring sub-junior female (all species) - Jessica Souter (BVA) 128.8 pts

Most meters of introduced species released (legal length only, all tackle) - Matthew Mott (Kingaroy) 67 fish, 24.525m

Longest fish caught and released (introduced species, all tackle) - Matthew Mott (Kingaroy) 530mm bass

Highest point scoring fish (native species) - Glen Radunz (Kingaroy) 110.6pt eel-tail catfish

Highest point scoring fish (lure) - Robert Smith (Kingaroy) 129.6pt bass

Longest fish caught and released (lure/fly, all tackle) - Matthew Mott (Kingaroy) 530mm bass

Number of clubs – 6

Number of competitors – 25

Total no. of fish caught and released - 165

Average fish length - 347mm

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