Monthly Archives: October 2013

Classic Winds Up a Winner

The 2013 Xstrata Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic has come to a close with standout crowds and catches recorded over the three days. Organisers, volunteers and exhibitors were run off their feet as spectators and competitors in their thousands revelled in the jam packed fishing and entertainment schedule. Fishing aspects of the 2013 event saw huge…
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$50,000 Georgina let Loose

A very special fish with a VERY special prize on her capture has today been released into Mount Isa’s Lake Moondarra, kick starting the final countdown to Queensland’s richest freshwater fishing competition. Dubbed “Georgina” in tribute to past Event Manager George Fortune Georgina is the $50,000 Mount Isa Water Board Tagged Barra and the major…
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Lights, Camera, Fishing …!

The 2013 Xstrata Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic celebrity guests Andrew Hart and Nick Duigan, hosts of the popular national fishing show Hook, Line and Sinker are planning to do more than see the sites and meet the locals at this years Fishing Classic, having today decided to bring along their cameraman and filming gear to…
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Dragon boats take to the land

One of the 2013 Xstrata Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic’s most popular entertainment activities the Mount Isa Chamber of Commerce Dragon Boat Regatta is having a one-off change in its racing surface this year and moving onto dry land. In light of a dry 12 months in the region resulting in elevated blue-green algae levels in…
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