Fishing Info

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The Pub Fishing Competition NSW rules and schedule. Please read if you are going to participate and be sure you have all the relevant details when you fill out your entry form.


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. Fish must be caught during tournament times within a 15km radius from Tournament Base, which takes in much of the Local…


What if my pub doesn’t have a fishing club?Everyone’s welcome to participate, so you can simply grab a few mates and represent the pub or club. But you’ll need the permission of the publican to use their logo on any merchandise. Can we have less than four in our team?All…

Getting There

Newcastle is centrally located on the NSW coast, an easy 2-hour drive north of Sydney on the M1 Motorway, while New England Highway and the Golden Highway link Newcastle to western NSW. Newcastle Airport is based at Williamtown, 30 minutes from Newcastle and 15 minutes to Stockton. It’s serviced by…