WELCOME TO THE 2024 WOMENS

FISHING CHALLENGE

Dates for the 2024 Event are:

Briefing & Start

Briefing Starts at 10:00am. Competitors can leave at 1:30pm.

Saturday May 11th

Finish

Final day of Fishing.

Saturday June 8

Presentation

Starts 12:30pm. Awards will be announced at 2:30pm. Finishes 5pm.

Saturday June 15

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Both briefing and presentation are held at Manly Harbour Boat Club

THE 4TH YEAR OF THE WOMENS FISHING CLASSIC!

An all-Ladies Fishing Competition that encourages every type of recreational female angler to compete!

Cost to enter:

Briefing/Presentation Location

  • Venue Manly Harbour Boat Club. 34 Fairfield Crescent, Manly 4179
  • Briefing – Everyone must gather at on Saturday 11 May 2024 at 10:00am to collect their entry bags, confirm participant registration and attend the briefing. Minor prize drawn at 12:30pm, competitors must be present to be eligible for any prizes drawn on the day. There will be some entertainment, as well as product displays and demonstrations by various businesses in the industry and competition partners.
  • Presentation – Everyone must gather at
    Manly Harbour Boat Club. 34 Fairfield Crescent, Manly 4179

    on Saturday 15 June 2024 at 12:30pm until 5:30pm to attend the presentation at the conclusion of the event. Competitors must be present to be eligible for any prizes. Each competitor receives one complimentary drink (house beer, wine or soft drink). There will also be some nibbles however food and additional drinks are also available from restaurant upstairs from 11am. Live entertainment throughout the afternoon from Daami & the Fish (View their facebook profile)

Fishing Times

  • From midnight on Saturday 11 May 2024, until midnight on Saturday 8 June 2024.

Fishing Boundaries

  • The Women’s Fishing Classic will take place from the tip of Fraser Island to the Gold Coast Seaway.
  • Inshore fishing includes land-based fishing from the beach and inland areas within the boundary map.
  • Offshore fishing includes casting from a vessel towards the beach and areas offshore within the boundary map. However, any offshore species caught from land or inshore, such as snapper and tuna, will still be eligible for the offshore categories.
  • Freshwater competitors can fish any body of water within the boundaries.
  • Please refer to the Boundary Map for further information. 

WITH THANKS TO OUR PLATINUM SPONSOR WYNNUM MARINE

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A SPONSOR / PARTNER?

SPONSOR A FISH!

There are 23 target species for sponsors to choose from.

Prize Categories ($500 novelty cheque) for the 2 BIGGEST FISH per species.

Sponsor a Fish for $1000 or 2 for $1750

You receive:

  • 2 x VIP entries
  • 4 x drink vouchers
  • Entry into lucky draws
  • Recognition post on WFC socials and website
  • Business mentioned via PA at Briefing and Presentation
  • Branding displayed on Live Score Board
  • Present Winners with Branded Novelty Cheque for Fish Species
  • Winners and Post Production Benefits
OFFSHORE TARGET SPECIES
  • Kingfish
  • Amberjack
  • Grassy Emperor
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Cobia
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Snapper
ESTUARY TARGET SPECIES
  • Bream
  • Flathead
  • Whiting
  • Mangrove Jack
  • Barramundi
  • Tailor
  • Dart
  • Golden Trevally
FRESHWATER TARGET SPECIES
  • Bass
  • Saratoga
  • Golden Perch
  • Silver Perch
  • Tilapia
  • Carp
  • Tarpon

WITH THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

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