Welcome to Greenback 2019


Big Country Greenback

Q&A – the week before Greenback

Q. Now that on-line registration’s are closed, how and where can I register?

A. You can register & Sign-on on Saturday 8 June at the Pottsville Beach Sports Club from 9am to 5pm


Q. How much are the tickets?

A. Men, ladies $50; Seniors 55/55+ $45; Juniors 16/u16=6 $35


Q. Where is Pottsville Beach Sports Club?

A. 30 Coast Road Pottsville Beach, Pottsville 2489, Just down the road past the Pottsville State School. ph: 02 6676 1077

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Pottsville+Beach+Sports


Q. Can you still purchase Tweed 4WD permits?

A. Yes, we are limited to 75, goto the 4WD link
29 remaining permits at 7/06/2019


Q. Where can I get a NSW Fishing Licence?

A. NSW Fishing Licencees are now sold online


Q. Where can I find the program of events?

A. The program is online, on Page 11 of The Greenback Fishing Times newspaper ( a copy will be in your sign-on bag), and Sundays activities are also on your entry ticket.


Q. What is the Greenback Times?

A. The Greenback Fishing Times is a 20 page newspaper design to present competition information , and provide some history for those that are attending for the first time. ED note: This year we have a high intake of new starters, a healthy sign for future years to come.


Q. Can we still purchase both comp shirts and T-Shirts?

A. Shirts can be purchased on-line or you will be able to purchase on the Sunday at the madkeen tent. Some sizes are not available. Orders can be taken with madkeen.


History in the making: the 32nd Greenback Tailor Fishing Competition (est 1981) turns into a new era of Greenback at Pottsville Beach Sports

No Boundaries: No geographical limit other than you must be in NSW or QLD tidal waters (beach, rock, rivers and estuaries)

Support your Team: TEAM NSW or TEAM QLD

Bigger Fish: the merge of NSW and QLD regulations means longer fish

Smaller Bags: Bag limits of 15 fish per competitor to support the sustainability of the competition.

Better odds: With the competition changes the odds of winning a prize has significantly improved

Secret Fish: The madkeen secret fish only known by one person at weigh-in (A fish specie by weight)

Great prizes: Over $37,000 prizes ($9,300 cash) up for grabs, 49 prize categories plus entrants lucky draws (goods value $10 to $300) and TCM boat package.

the Sunday:  “well organised and very friendly helpful bunch of volunteers which make it a great atmosphere around the competition especially during the closing ceremony” …and don’t forget the Greenback After party.