Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

HookUp Begins Today; Plenty on Offer across the Weekend

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

HookUp Begins Today; Plenty on Offer across the Weekend

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Byline: Matt Harris matthew.harris@gladstoneobserver.com.au

EXCITEMENT is in the air at Boyne Island's Bray Park as Day One of the Boyne Tannum HookUp begins this morning.

The three-day family fishing competition opens at 7am with an early bird prize draw taking place at 7.30am.

HookUp president Jennifer McGuire said preparations have gone smoothly for Australia's biggest fishing competition.

"The park set-up has gone really well. As I look across the park we've got a completely revised stallholder area with plenty of shade and seating for people," she said.

"Mobile stalls will provide food that all of our community groups are doing like the burgers, sausages, fish and chips and the bar."

Apart from events on the water, Bray Park will also have plenty on offer to keep any land-bound anglers happy.

"The Hook, Line and Sinker boys (Nick Duigan and Andrew Hart) will be here on Saturday night and across the weekend," Ms McGuire said. …

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