Welcome to Townsville Sportfishing Club

The Townsville Sportfishing Club caters for a very wide and diverse group of anglers - from the beginner to the more experienced and dedicated fisho. Members include both male and female as well as family groups, from the basic social fisho to the very competitive angler. The Club is involved with a range of community based projects such as Junior angler education and fish restocking. 

The Townsville Sportfishing Club is the organiser of the Annual Fishing and Outdoor Expo held in Townsville which promotes recreational fishing and outdoor activities. The club is also closely affiliated with the Australian National Sportfishing Association (ANSA) which encompasses many clubs Australia wide, giving members a huge network of expert anglers form all over Australia.  

Members of the Townsville Sportfishing club have held or currently hold many State, National and World Fishing records. The club organises regular fishing and social trips around North Queensland and is highly regarded at many of the large competitions held thought the State. From the once a month fisho to the die-hard angler the Townsville Sportfishing Club has something to offer all anglers.


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Upcoming Events

  • Tackle night:
    • 1st Wednesday @7pm
    • TBA
  • Club Meeting:
    • 3rd Wednesday @7pm

Competitions: January

  • Fish of the month: July- Sooty Grunter
  • Next comp 28/07/17 - 30/07/17
    • Closed comp location & weigh-in: Bivoac Junction area, Charters Towers
    • Fish of the month: June- Sooty Grunter Length Base comp

Townsville Fishing and Outdoor Expo                      28 & 29 May 2016

The date is locked in for Townsville's Fishing & Outdoor Expo for 28-29 May 2016.

We are currently working behind the scenes to make the 2016 Expo "more": more exhibitors, more entertainment and more something-for-everyone, than ever before.

See you all there, until then - tight lines al


Club Tackle Nights

Club tackle nights are fun and informative. The topics can be anything from 4wd driving to outboard maintence, basic knot lessons and species specific rig tying . Tackle nights are laid back and very social. We sometimes meet at the lakes or weirs to fish. Please check the website for details or contact us for details of the meetings.

When: 7.00 pm 1st Wed each month

Where: TBA

Club Meeting Nights

Club Meetings are where the Club does it business with the reading of minutes and reports etc. This meeting usualy last for around an hour and a good pecentage of that is devoted to members fishing reports . After the meetings most members hang around to "Chew the Fat" and to catch up with other members to see where they are biting and to try and get hold of that secret spot

When: 7:30 pm 3rd Wed each month

Where: Victoria Park Hotel

           266 Boundary Street, South Townsville.



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