Amateur fishing club's 2017 finale
THE Hervey Bay Amateur Fishing Club met for the annual general meeting on Saturday, November 25, followed by a social evening at the Hervey Bay Sports Club.
Publicity officer Philip Mason said awards were presented and congratulations went to Jason Spence, who was named as the over all Club Champion.
"Julie Fenton was Senior Women Saltwater Champion and Jackson McCrea was the everyday fishing competition jnior winner,” he said.
"There were lots of other prizes given away.
"We would like to thank the Hervey Bay Sports Club for the use of their facilities of the club in including the cook and staff.
"We would like to thank all the members and committee who volunteered their time to help to make this event happen, which took about three months of planning.
"We also wish to thank all our sponsers who provided the prizes for the night.
"It was a great night with everything going to plan.”
Mr Mason said the club began in 1975 and currently has more than 145 financial members.
"Our members have had up to 30 years' experience in local fishing,” he said.
"We actively promote recreational fishing with in the Fraser Coast Area, we achieve this through conducting, social events, monthly fishing competitions, junior tuition and fishing technique clinics, liaison with the Department of Fisheries, and interaction with other fishing clubs and organisations with in the Fraser Coast area.”