2018 Tableland Hardware Tinaroo Barra Bash – Winners -Catch and Release
Total Nominations: (282 Adults, 112 Junior, 30 Smallfry)
Windy weather, drizzle and competing with a saltwater fishing Comp on the coast saw numbers down and fishing only for the persistent. Sunday turned out to be a fine & beautiful Tableland day with good crowds for the Presentation Event.
Great odds to win $10,000 CASH and not have to weigh in a fish.
Entries Submitted: (Barra, Sooty Grunter, Redclaw and a heap of Catfish but only 4 Tilapia)
Funds raised will be used by the Tableland Fish Stocking Society to purchase and raise Barramundi and Sooty Grunter for restocking and to maintain the Barrier Net, which is used in times of high rainfall as it provides a guard from losing fish over the dam’s wall.
Tableland Hardware $10,000 Cash Adult Nomination Draw –
Michael Trimble (Tolga)
On stage with Toni Rawson,Michael & Thomas Tiepner and Clint Zaicz (Tableland Hardware)
Bono’s Excavations- Junior Nomination Draw –
Kade Taylor (Mareeba) with Dad.
Chris Dempsey Cranes- 6&Under Nomination Draw–
Jake Porta (Bayview Heights)
Atherton Bait & Tackle Champion Angler –
Ben Tunsted (Atherton); 12 fish. Total 9.63 metres
On stage with Clint Zaicz, Warwick Lyndon TFSS, Ben and Thomas Tiepner (Tableland Hardware)
The competition 🙂
Nesa Nu-Edge Solutions-Longest Barra Mens –
Jarvis Eyers: (Bendigo) 130cm
Cairns to Cape 4X4 Ironman- Longest Barra Ladies –
Presented with Warwick Lyndon-TFSS, Nathan Lockyer-CTC, Val and Thomas Tiepner-THardware
Mareeba Mazda Mystery Length Barra -87cm
A Flip of the Coin between John Walker and John Atzeni
Winner John Walker- but in a show of real sportsmanship He gave John Atzeni the
prize. Well done!
John Cole Isuzu and John Cole Used Vehicles Longest Barra Junior Girl –
Charlotte Moller: 104cm
Precedence Web Design -Longest Barra Junior Boy –
Fresh Street Market IGA-Longest Sooty Grunter Senior –
Neil Lee Long Memorial Trophy-Overall Longest Sooty Grunter
Sports Power-Longest Sooty Grunter Junior –
Tait Welding & Road Tech Marine & Bills Marine
Smallfry (under 6) Encouragement Award –
Logan Battle-Gould First ever Barra 50.5cm: Alexia Haigh
Smallfry Encouragement Awards
Central Tyre Service;PriceLine Pharmacy Mareeba;Lucy Porta
Allens Signs Mareeba; Cairns TackleWorld-Degan Bucknell
Cairns Marquee & Party Hire & JM Gillies-Jacob Giblin
Jill Piggott Memorial Encouragement Award RFDS Near & Far Auxillary –
Presented by Brenda Aguis
Troy Taylor-105cm Barramundi
Barron Catchment Care-Most Tilapia Junior & Smallfry –
Kaycee Smallwood-2 Tilapia; 2nd: Kale Taylor; 3rd Mathew Walker-1 Tilapia each
Prizes were donated by: Shane Knuths Office;
Mitchell River Watershed Mangagement Group & Barron Catchment Care
World Record Barra Tackle & Pumping Irrigation & Machinery Services Mareeba-
Longest Individual Redclaw Junior –
A Huge Thank you to all our community for supporting Lake Tinaroo, Atherton Tablelands and Tableland Fish Stocking Society.