GoFish Nagambie 2020 Fishing Festival and competition. It was such a huge success in 2019 that it’s back even bigger and better for 2020. In fact its the biggest fishing competition in Australia with amazing prizes on offer. A cool $500,000 worth of prizes. That’s right half a million reasons to motivate you. Last year winners walked away with large sums of money, campervans, boats and much more. But its more than that its a competition that encourages great fishing and camping with family and mates.
You can book tickets and pre-register on the official GoFish Nagambie website for more GoFish Nagambie 2020 information.
Nagambie is township within-country victoria only 90 minutes drive from Melbourne. A place well known for its lake, good living and great fishing. A small but scenic township with natural beauty. Including water activities, great food and wineries, art, historic sites, indigenous art, pristine fishing locations, tracks and trails, cycling, sky diving, the Strathbogie Ranges, and a whole lot more.
However, things got a whole lot more existing as Nagambie hosts our states biggest fishing competition.
GoFish Nagambie 2020 key details
Dates of the event – 2nd-5th April 2020
Location – The Goulburn river which is 90 minutes from Melbourne. ( Nagambie )
Price entry fee – $160 per boat captain / boat passenger / land / kayak
Fishing methods allowed – By boat, kayak or land-based / You can fish with bait, lure and even fly.
The tournament zones – Includes all lakes, backwaters, small creeks and estuaries between the Goulburn Weir and roughly 2km south of the Hughes Creek junction. The only exclusion is the Tabilk lagoon due to its wetlands and wildlife reserve status. The ends of the Tournament Zone will be clearly marked out by signage during the competition. Participants will be provided with a map and detail of the fishing competition area boundaries. There is plenty of structure with timber, trees, willows trees, thick weed beds. The lake system with depths varying from half a metre down to 11m deep in some locations.
There will be 5-15 years and open age competitions – Junior – ages 5 to 15 years / Open – 16 years
entries are capped at 1,000 boats so get in quick
The pure catch, measure and release tournament ( except carp of course )
To entre catches into the tournament you will need to use the iCatch app. You can then release fish safely once done. Photos of the fish to be taken on the tournament measuring matt that is supplied. ( head facing left )
Competition is only during the following hours – Friday – 7.30am to 5.00pm, Saturday – 7.30am to 4.00pm, Sunday – 6.30am to 10.00am
Participant numbers – Capped at 5,000 across all categories. The number of fishing boats is capped at 1,000.
GoFish Nagambie 2020 Prizes
The prizes are yet to be announced, we will update this page once the specifics are released but last year they included.
$80,000 for the largest overall Murray Cod
$20,000 for the longest combined length of Murray Cod
$20,000 for the largest overall golden perch
Campervan for the first to catch in nominated hours
boat and engine package for the first to catch a carp in the nominated hour
boat and engine packages raffled
Major prize packs daily for redfin, carp, golden perch and Murray Cod.
2020 prize pool has become even larger so many amazing prizes and giveaways will be on offer.
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