Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Lines Ready for Annual VMR Fish Competition

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Lines Ready for Annual VMR Fish Competition

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GET your bait and lines ready for the annual VMR Hervey Bay Family Fishing Competition to be staged in March.

Hosted by the Hervey Bay Boat Club Fishing and Social Club, the event is set to be bigger and better than before.

Event organiser George Duck predicted up to 700 visitors and competitors would attend the four-day tournament.

"Last year registrations were just under 500 and the year before just over 500," he said.

"Last year the comp attracted more than 100 visitors to the area from as far away as Darwin and Melbourne.

"Many of the competitors have not missed a comp during the 23 years of running."

George said the event remained popular with the community and businesses.

"Businesses continue their great support of VMR and the fishing comp with the funds raised going towards helping them look after the boaties on the water," he said.

The competition will be held at Dayman Park, Urangan, from 6pm on March 10 to noon March 13. …

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