Third Annual Barra Classic
  |  First Published: November 2004

The Third Annual Barra Classic will be held on Saturday December 4, 2004, at Aussie Fishing Park at Bli Bli on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.

The event will be in aid of Sport and Leisure for the Handicapped Assoc Inchelping children and adults with physical disabilities reach new heights of ability and self-esteem. The Association organises regular fishing and boating excursions between the Gold Coast Seaway and Stradbroke Island, Brisbane River, Moreton Island, Bribie Island, Noosa and north to Hervey Bay.

This year’s event, coordinated by R.A.D., will see a number of 20kg-plus barra released into the ponds three weeks before the Classic. Great fishing will be on offer for the entrants and many prizes are up for grabs. Food and refreshments will be available all day. This event is organized with the family in mind, and great incentives are offered for the kids. Novelty events will be conducted for those bored with catching the great Aussie icon, the barramundi. Other species on offer include bream, whiting, trevally, mullet, flathead, mangrove jack, and estuary cod.

Entry is $50 for seniors and $30 for Juniors, and $15 from each entry goes directly to Sport and Leisure for the Handicapped Assoc Inc. to assist in purchasing a wheelchair-friendly vessel. Entry forms to be filled out on the day. For more information phone Aussie Fishing Park on (07) 5448 7514.

Sponsors: Downunder Five Star Coolers, E bank Trade, Caloundra Fishing World, Swan Boat Hire, Super Tank Show, 91.1 HOT FM, Tru Turn Hooks, Australia Zoo and Fishabout Australia. – AFP

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