CAST TO WIN: Competitors from the last annual Watersports Guru fishing competition at Kingscliff Bridge.
CAST TO WIN: Competitors from the last annual Watersports Guru fishing competition at Kingscliff Bridge. Contributed

Fishing competition a perfect catch for kids

CUDGEN creek will this coming Monday (September 28) host Watersport Guru's catch and release fishing competition.

The competition is for children between the ages of six and 16, entry is FREE and the competitor who catches the biggest fish of the day will win some great prizes.

The team from Watersport Guru will be on hand to assist and teach first-timer's and there is plenty of fun to be had.

Tim Jack Adams from Watersport Guru said the competition has proven a great way for kids to have some fun while learning during school holidays.

"It's all about getting kids into sports and teaching catch and release fishing," he said.

"This is our second competition and the first one had 35 kids (competing) and their families."

The competition kicks-off at 11am, with a finishing time of 2pm and competitor's will need to register at the Watersport Guru tent before getting under way.

The competition will be centred around the Cudgen Creek area surrounding the Kingscliff Bridge.

Rod hire is available for $10.00 but those needing rod hire will need to call 0430 082 890 in advance.

Register online at: http://watersportsguru.eventbrite.com.au?s=41158508 or call: 0430 082 890 for further details.

Rules of competition:

. All participants must register online through the Watersports Guru eventbrite link

. Prize goes to the longest fish in each category. For example: Flat head and Bream categories.

. Spearing and netting is not accepted in any form

. Photo of fish must be taken with measurement ruler if judge is not present when caught

. If pre-registered, you will receive a FREE packet of prawns from Tweed Bait.



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