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The John Bethune Testimonial Fishing Comp and Social.

Walkers Beach on the Hawkesbury River on the 19th August.

Only a while ago John Bethune has been diagnosed with cancer and is due to undergo surgery later in the year. A large group of people wanted to know how they could help given that there is no greater ambassador for Bass fishing in this country than John.

Nicknamed Mr. Bass, John didn't want all the fuss but that was not to be. As an expression of support for John a Testimonial Bass fishing competition and social day has been organised.

For a entry fee of $100.00 per angler a fishing comp and BBQ is included.

All monies raised to go to John for his on going treatment and support.

So pen in the date, time and register for the event.

The competition will be a one day individual event with each angler returning live their two (2) largest bass live.The combined weigh will be added for a total weight.

The Competition:

Walkers Beach Ski Park

Entry Fee:
$100.00 including BBQ.

Start time:
Fishing starts at 9:00am at Walkers Beach resort. The event is being run under the aspics of STC.

Finish Time:
All Anglers shall check in at 3:00pm at the beach.

Briefing Location & Time:
Briefing at the start beach at 8:30am.


First Prize: Loomis Drop Shot & a Daiwa Airity Threadline reel
Second Prize: Team Daiwa Sol Bait Caster & a Loomis GL@ 7JR720 Rod.
Third Prize: Essential 60 liter Esky.
Junior Prize: Strudwick Pro Elite Baitcaster.

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If other companies would like to support this event please contact us at Sportsfish or Dean Hayes or the two clubs below.

The BBQ will commence at around 6:00pm.

There will be a number of guest speakers in attendance including Scotty Lyons, Col Buckley and Dean Hayes during the evening, plus a auction table with a auction to be held. More information as it comes to hand.

For all those people who would like to attend the BBQ but for whatever reason can't be in the comp there is a small charge.

Single $30:00
Famiy $50:00 ( 2 adults & 2 kids under 16)

Should any of you be unable to attend both but would like to contrbuite then you can do so by sending your donation to the Address along with your name & phone number below.

How to enter?

Simply just post a cheque for $100.00 plus your name and phone number to:

Sportsfish Australia Pty Ltd
P.O. Box 3055
St. Mary's South
NSW 2760

Please make cheques out to Sportsfish Australia Pty Ltd.

We will present total funds raised to John on the night.

Please ensure we receive your entries by no later than Friday the 11th of August so that we can accommodate the numbers fro the BBQ.

We look froward to seeing a large rollout on the day and of course the event would not be possible if not for the help and assistance of Both: