The Event

For the first time, the Great Australian Pub Fishing Competition is set to lure a cast of hundreds – if not thousands – of social anglers to Newcastle NSW for an ‘un-reel’ weekend of fishing and fun. Rules are pretty simple, No.1 being that anglers must be members of (or…

Newcastle

Ideally situated midway between Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens, two hours from Sydney and close to its own major airport, Newcastle Harbour is a destination in itself for fishos. It’s a nirvana for all manner of boats and, not surprisingly, the region has one of Australia’s highest per-capita ratios of…

Social

Fishing and a beer with your mates on a weekend away – what could be better than that? With the Great Australian Pub Fishing Competition, you get two days of fishing, great social activities and the chance to check out displays of the latest fishing and boating equipment. Newcastle’s ‘The…

Sponsors

Check out the Pub Fishing Comp sponsors, if you would like to become a sponsor – contact us.

Where to stay

As a nominee for Lonely Planet’s ‘Top 10 Cities in the World, Newcastle is spoiled for choice when it comes to accommodation. The following hotels are within walking distance of the Light Rail Interchange and Honeysuckle precinct. ibis Newcastle Hotel 700 Hunter Street The ibis Newcastle hotel has 97 guest…
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