Great Northern Brewing Co 2015 Flathead Classic supported by Bluefin Boats entry now online

Six months to go until we are all competing in the premier Flathead Fishing Tournament on the globe. Great Northern Brewing Co have once again lent their generous support as naming rights sponsors, and we are pleased to announce that major prize sponsors Blue Fin Boats and Dunbier Trailers are on-board as well. I know we are all so keen to get onto the water for a fish, and then relax and catch up with mates for an ice cold Great Northern Brewing Co Super Crisp Lager. Hit the large red button on the right of the screen to navigate […]

2015 Top Gun Flathead shootout – Final results and story

With the Flathead Classic just around the corner, the fish on the chew and a prize pool if $4000on offer, 35 teams took on the challenge of the Top Gun flathead shootout on the Gold Coast yesterday. With the event being based out of the VMR on the Spit some teams still decided to make the long trip north to the Jumpinpin area in hope of finding the big fish that would secure victory. In overcast and blustery conditions a lot of the smaller boats headed for the protected bays …to avoid the rough water. In the end Team Pig […]
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Austackle & Tackleworld join forces to offer great deals

Long term Club and event sponsors Austackle and Doug Burt’s Tackleworld have joined forces  to bring you a fantastic deal of 25% Discount across the new range of rods, reels,lures, line and accessories! The team at Austackle have been hard at work developing a new and improved range alongside some popular favorites like the bonehead which is a proven performer with Flathead. Doug Burt’s Tackleworld have recently become master stockists for Austackle  and will be your go to place on the Goldie for the complete range. Austackle will have a display at the launch night and be selling at the Classic […]

2015 Top Gun Flathead shootout

he Top Gun Flathead is a 1 day shootout which continues to grow in stature, being an ideal hit out for those anglers who are serious about achieving a high position at the Classic in October! Buy a top gun at auction or take them on with your own team! Your chance to fish with some of the top gun Flathead anglers from the Flathead Classic, we will be auctioning off a bunch of excellent anglers who have consistently done well over the years in the Classic. Have you been left wondering how the top anglers do it at the classic? Guys like Danny […]

Bluefin Boats Major Sponsors of the classic!

  Bluefin Boats have been long term partners with the Gold Coast Flathead Classic and we are proud that they are returning again to offer up an excellent estuary fishing boat package. The great part about the prize it can go to anyone as it is the major prize in the random draw. So you don’t have to be the best angler actually you don’t even have to catch a fish Bluefin Boats was established in 1999 on the Gold Coast and are established as a leader in Aluminium Boats. With a range in excess of 125 models including dinghies, […]

Snapper Classic wrap up

The 2015 Gold Coast Snapper Classic was a great comp with 17 teams hitting the water on what proved to be a great day. The atmosphere in the early morning was awesome and continued right to the end. Thank you to everybody that entered and made this such an enjoyable day. Thank you to our sponsors, Switchbait, BCF Burleigh, Bonza Graphics, Gold Coast Fishing Tackle, Golf Cars International and Doug Burts Tackleworld Gold Coast and Peter Denaro for their generous contributions and support to the Club. Congratulations to all that fished! Results: 1st Team Almost Heavy Tackle 193cm Joakim Odlander […]

Great Northern Brewing Co Flathead Classic Launch Night & Top Gun Auction

 It’s on again the annual Launch Night and Top Gun Flathead Comp Auction. This is your last chance to get Flathead Classic Entry at early bird prices pay in cash on the night   Great Northern Brewing Co.Flathead Classic Launch Night 6.30 pm Thursday 13th August 2015   Runaway Bay Cricket Club                                           2 Sports Dr Runaway Bay Set up      –   5.30-6.30 pm Outside   –   Sponsors Displays  Inside    –    Seating,    Bar                      Event Registration Table        Club Membership & Raffle Table  6.30-7.20 […]

Catering for the Classic

  Menus for the Flathead Classic 2015 Date: Wednesday 30/9/15 Menu 1. baked double smoked ham, mustards selection of filo parcels beef stroganoff chilli can carne cups, sour cream roast butternut, baby onions baked Idaho potatoes, sour cream minted peas sweet potato, rocket and fetta mediterranean pasta, sundried tomato, parmesan mesculin mix, tomato, cucumber, avocado warm ciabatta dessert chef’s selection   Thursday 1st October 2015 Menu 2. roast beef, gravy, condiments chicken chow mien char sui pork special fried rice lemon peppered chicken on penne pasta scalloped potatoes roasted zucchini corn on the cob caesar salad, croutons, parmesan summer beetroot […]
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Win a days fishing with Bassmaster elite pro Carl Jocumsen

The Gold Coast Sport Fishing Club is pleased to announce that it will be running a raffle over the next few months. The major prize will be a days fishing with US Bassmaster Elite pro, Australia’s own Walla-Beast, Carl Jocumsen. The attached link enables you to purchase up to 10 tickets at a time for your chance to fish with Carl. Fishing day will take place on a mutually agreeable day and location (may include USA if prizewinner is from USA) after the end of Carl’s 2015 Bassmaster Tour obligations. The prize will be drawn at the Great Northern Brewing […]

New Tricks for an Old Favourite – Flathead

Thanks to our Diamond Media Partners Fishing World we share an article by club member and fishing journo David Green original article can be found here 03 Jun 2011 Fishing World – March 2011 SPECIES GUIDE: Flathead Each season keen anglers discover new ways to target the ever-popular flattie. DAVID GREEN outlines a few nifty tricks he learned while lure-fishing his local estuary systems. DUSKY flathead are one of the most popular estuary species in this country. The old flattie is a resilient species, surviving well in heavily fished waterways close to large populations of people. Over the years flatties […]

Great Northern Brewing Co 2015 Flathead Classic looking to be a bumper year

The Gold Coast Sportsfishing Club have a long tradition of trying to go above and beyond in the delivery of the Gold Coast Flathead Classic. The club has really focused on the professionalism with our sponsorship partners to ensure we offer them and our punters great value for money. So far this year 69 teams have registered and that is bang on the mark for another 200+ team competition . This year we have offered a new level of Diamond sponsors and many of our long term sponsors have stepped up to the mark. This strategy ensures we keep the […]

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