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The 2017 Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic will include over 20 prize categories for fishing, including mystery weight junior and senior categories, to ensure everyone’s in with a chance.

  • $50,000 Tagged Barra                                                  
  • Mystery Weight Archer Fish
  • Mystery Weight Barra
  • Mystery Weight Catfish
  • Mystery Weight Longtom
  • Mystery Weight Sleepy cod
  • Mystery Weight Sooty Grunter


  • Heaviest Archer Fish
  • Heaviest Sleep Cod
  • Heaviest Cat Fish
  • Heaviest Longtom
  • Heaviest Sleepy Cod
  • Heaviest Sooty Grunter
  • Heaviest Barramundi
  • Champion Senior Angler – Male
  • Champion Senior Angler – Female


  • Heaviest Archer Fish
  • Heaviest Cat Fish
  • Heaviest Longtom
  • Heaviest Sleepy Cod
  • Heaviest Sooty Grunter
  • Heaviest Barramundi
  • Champion Junior Angler

The Lucky Anglers also catching the Heaviest Overall Barramundi and Sooty Grunter for the competition and winning the Champion Senior and Junior Angler titles will have their name included on the corresponding perpetual trophy.


Like previous years there will be thousands of dollars in prizes, trophies and cash up for grabs AND by simply nominating for the competition entrants will also go in the draw to win either the Lucky Senior Nomination Prize or the  Lucky Junior Nomination Prize.

Make a nominal gold coin donation at the cattle grid entry over the 3 days and you will go in the draw to win the Lucky Gate Prize. Drawn at presentations Sunday,winner must be present.

Pluk a Duk Competition

DuckSimply bag yourself one of the sponsored rubber duckies strategically placed out on the water and around the competition site over the space of the competition and those competitors who are lucky enough to “Pluk a Duk” will go home with a $100 voucher for redemption at the corresponding sponsoring business.

Conditions- Maximum of one duck per nominated competitor over the duration of the competition. Competitors must be nominated to be eligible to win.  MIFSG will identify ducks through a number system. Prizes will be distributed at presentations.


Remote Blinder Boys
Mt Isa Isuza Utes
Mt Isa Coles
Mount Isa Home and Garden Centre 
Kemco Engineering   
Frost Family 
Malouf Holden



Support Activities

The Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic will also host yabby races and casting competitions for juniors, a Dragon Boat Regatta and a Beach Volleyball Competition… just more ways you can take home some great prizes from the event in 2017!

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