If you ask us, everyday should be Gone Fishing Day, but we had to start with one day. The good news is there are some great events going on all across the country on Sunday October 14 that will have you hooked.

To make your Gone Fishing Day plan, check out the events happening on a waterway near you below. Then grab some gear, a crew or your little ones, drop a line and the rest will take care of itself.

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September 2018

Guyra Troutfest

September 29 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
Guyra 10th Hole Dam, Main Street and Malpas & Copeton Dams
Guyra, NSW 2365 Australia
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Promote children’s fishing clinic, fishing competition and fishing expo and fund Fishing related demonstrations and activities on at least 1.5 days of the 3 day festival

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NSW Fishing Day @ Tuross – Encourage Children to Fish!

September 30 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
Club Tuross, Monash Ave
Tuross Head, NSW 2537 Australia
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The Tuross Head Fishing Clubs plan to have a community Go-Fishing Day on 30th Sept 2018 – Labour Day (1st October) and School Holidays. Many visitors are in Tuross Head that weekend. An increase of 100% in participants was achieved last year by moving the event to that similar weekend last year. This allowed parents to return home (if not local) on the Monday. Some 75 % of participants came from Canberra. No licence is required for adults for this…

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October 2018

Glenbawn Classic Fishing Competition

October 7 @ 8:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Lake Glenbawn Aberdeen, NSW 2336 Australia + Google Map

A family friendly fishing competition where kids are encouraged to fish. Located on Glenbawn Dam.

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Wynnum Fishing Classic 2018

October 12 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
George Clayton Park, 55 Lower Esplanade
Manly, QLD 4179 Australia
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The inaugural OzFish Unlimited Wynnum Fishing Classic has been announced for 12-14 October 2018, with all proceeds going towards restoring shellfish reef levels in Moreton Bay. All money raised goes into the bay.

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Cattai Catch 2018

October 12 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Between the Brooklyn Bridge and Windsor Bridge Pitt Town, NSW 2756 Australia + Google Map

Project originally conceived during a community event as a means to raise fishing and river awareness that developed into a fishing competition for families, with Cattai Public School being the organisers.

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The Mex Williams Memorial Fishing Competition 2018

October 12 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
Eden Fishing Club House, Qauarantine Bay Road
Eden, NSW 2548 Australia
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The Merimbula Big Game & Lakes Angling Club Annual Club Trip and Mex Williams Memorial Fishing Competition Wonboyn Lake Resort 12-14 October 2018

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Adelong Fishing Club – Family Fishing Weekend

October 13 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
Adelong Creek Adelong, NSW 2729 Australia + Google Map

A weekend of fishing and fun in our local waterways, which the club has helped to restock.

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Lets Go Fishing Bingara

October 13 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
Gwydir River Boat Ramp, Gwydir River
Bingara, NSW 2404 Australia
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Weekend campout with club members and sign on new ones and family involvement to encourage all to enjoy the river and fishing

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Khancoban Angling Club Fishing Challenge – 2018 Gone Fishing Day

October 13 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Khancoban Dam foreshore, Murray 2 Power Station Rd
Khanchoban, NSW 2642 Australia
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To be held on the Khancoban Dam foreshore this event is focused on long term engagement of the younger generation and non-fishers in the enjoyment of recreational fishing

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Pambula Fishing Club, Junior Member Drive – Pambula

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pambula Fishing Club (inc), Landing Road
Pambula, NSW 2549 Australia
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Increase participation and membership of local club. Using current members to provide information and mentoring and host junior competition.

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