Conservation Volunteers Australia, Tweed Shire Council and Department of Primary Industries are partnering for the Cudgen Tilapia Buster event with support from Frogley’s Offshore, Anglers Warehouse, Bunnings and Stone and Wood Brewery.
When: Saturday May 12
Time: 9am – 3pm
Where: 38 Cabarita Road, Bogangar
The event will be located at 38 Cabarita Road, Bogangar and will include fishing for Tilapia – a pest fish species – from the riverbank (BYO fishing gear), Tilapia weigh-ins and prizes. To be eligible for prizes you need to register and show your current fishing license at the Conservation Volunteers marquee between 9am -3pm.
After registration you will receive a free brag-mat, wristband and pest fish ID card and prizes will be drawn at the close of competition at 3pm. There will be expert presentations between 11am -12pm and educational resources for all.
Everyone is invited to come along, fishers and non-fishers alike. The prize draws will include adults and junior sections for heaviest Tilapia and most Tilapia caught. For further information about the event and registering for the Tilapia Buster please phone Shae Kolk on 02 6681 6169.
Check out this short video for tips on catching Tilapia