Calling all Queenslanders

Posted on: 26/04/2019, by :

Calling all Queenslanders

(Page 12 – Bush ‘n Beach Fishing, May 2019; please note the following correction in the article – At Gold Coast and Ballina Sign on you can only have your online ticket scanned as the sign on activity. If you need to purchase an entry ticket than you need to attend the Pottsville Sign on.)

It is time wave the Greenback flag for the Sunshine State and stand it up for our fishing mates! A Queenslander knows what it is like to bleed maroon so fish in your Queensland hot spot and bring those big fish to Pottsville and take home the shield. GAME ON! Enter the annual 32nd Lions charity Pottsville Beach Sports Greenback Fishing Comp 8-9 June 2019.

Register online, sign-on in QLD at Gold Coast (online ticket scan only, no cash/card; at madkeen tent at The Bait Shop Gold Coast 22 Kendor St ARUNDEL), Pottsville (at Pottsville Beach Sports Club) online ticket scan or cash) or Ballina (online ticket scan only no cash; at BCF Ballina, Ballina Bait & Tackle or HOOKED ON).

The first State of Origin game is the Wednesday before Greenback weekend, a great lead up to The Greenback Fowler State Shield. Fish QLD-NSW tidal waters and be part of the NSW v’s QLD challenge. Weigh-in 9am-Sharp on 9 June Sunday at Pottsville (30 minutes south of the border). Try your luck with the $1000 madkeen (goods) secret fish. Over $37,000+ cash and fishing/camping prizes with 48 categories and signed Alvey Reels.

Entry includes the Sunday b/fast, heaps of lucky entry draws, charity fish auction, and a ticket in charity raffle 1st/2nd prize is choice of $6000 Tweed Coast Marine boat package or $5000 cash. Buy a TEAM QLD fishing shirt ($59.99) or t-shirt ($34.99) purchase online $5.00 raffle tickets and if you decide to fish in NSW don’t forget to purchase a NSW fishing licence from for $7.

Online is the go in 2019 at

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