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2017abt calendar BREAM SERIES

The Costa BREAM Series returns in 2017 with Australia’s premier tournament bream series hitting the road mid in February and travelling across the country until it arrives at Lake Macquarie in early December for the biggest event on the bream calendar, the Costa BREAM Grand Final. Eight qualifying rounds will test anglers, with QLD, NSW, Victoria and Western Australian all playing host to events. Costa BREAM Qualifiers • Boater $250 • Non Boater $125

Franklins Australia BREAM Australian Open (Boater only) $500

DATE

STATE

LOCATION

EVENT

18-19 Feb

VIC

Mallacoota

Mallacoota BREAM Qualifier #1

22-23 Feb

VIC

Gippsland Lakes

Gippsland Lakes BREAM Qualifier #2

1-2 Apr

WA

Albany

Albany BREAM Qualifier #3

5-6 Apr

WA

Blackwood

Blackwood BREAM Qualifier #4

20-21 May

NSW

Manning River

Manning River BREAM Qualifier #5

16-17 Jul

NSW

Richmond River

Richmond River BREAM Qualifier #6

19-20 Aug

QLD

Gold Coast

Gold Coast BREAM Qualifier #7

30-1 Oct

NSW

St Georges Basin

St Georges Basin BREAM Qualifier #8

1-3 Dec

NSW

Lake Maquarie

Lake Maquarie BREAM Grand Final

25-27 Apr

NSW

Sydney Harbour/Hawkesbury River

Franklins Australia BREAM Australian Open

AUSTRALIA BASS PRO SERIES DATE

STATE

LOCATION

EVENT

29-30 Apr 3-4 Jun 7-8 Jun 5-6 Jul 8-9 Jul 2-3 Sep 14-15 Oct 16-17 Sep

NSW QLD QLD NSW NSW NSW NSW QLD

Hawkesbury River Cania Dam Boondooma Dam Lake St Clair Glenbawn Dam Clarence River Richmond River TBA

Hawkesbury River BASS Pro Qualifier #1 Cania BASS Pro Qualifier #2 Boondooma BASS Pro Qualifier #3 Lake St Clair BASS Pro Qualifier #4 Glenbawn BASS Pro Qualifier #5 Clarence River BASS Pro Qualifier #6 BASS Pro Grand Final Storm BASS Australian Open

BASS ELECTRIC SERIES DATE

STATE

LOCATION

EVENT

12 Feb

NSW

Clarrie Hall

BASS Electric #1

18-19 Mar

QLD

Lenthalls

BASS Electric #2

8-9 Apr

NSW

Toonumbar

BASS Electric #3

20 May

QLD

Hinze Dam

BASS Electric #4

17-18 Jun

QLD

Borumba Dam

BASS Electric #5

30 Jul

NSW

St Clair

BASS Electric #6

13 Aug

QLD

Moogerah

BASS Electric #7

28-29 Oct

TBA

TBA

BASS Electric Convention

KAYAK BREAM SERIES PRESENTED BY DAIWA DATE

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STATE

LOCATION

EVENT

Bigger, better and more rewarding than it’s ever been the Basscat Australia BASS Pro Series is set to challenge and reward anglers in 2017. Six Qualifying Rounds throughout the year held on Queensland’s and New South Wales’ finest bass rivers and lakes, plus a Grand Final on Northern NSW’s Richmond River in October presents anglers with a Basscat BASS Pro calendar like they have never seen or experienced before. New challenges, new waterways and new opportunities are all on the tournament menu for the new tournament season. 2017 is definately the year of the river rat on the Basscat BASS Pro tour. Basscat Australia BASS Pro Qualifiers • Boater $250 • Non Boater $125

Storm BASS Australian Open (Boater only) $500

ePropulsion headlines the 2017 BASS Electric Series, with the new season featuring seven Qualifying Rounds and an end of year BASS Electric Convention set to take place in Queensland in October. The series kicks off in February at Clarrie Hall Dam in NSW before it travels its way through Queensland and New South Wales with a combination of single and two-day events. Anglers will fish for a combination of cash and prizes at each round plus the all important qualification berths into October’s BASS Electric Convention. To qualify for The Convention all you need to do is place in the top five (top ten at 2-day events) at one of the seven Qualifying Rounds, or finish in the top 15 of the BASS Electric Angler of the Year points race. It’s that easy. Check out the calendar to find out where and when you can get your ePropulsion BASS Electric fix. BASS Electric Entries • $50 (single day events) • $100 (two-day events)

BARRA TOUR DATE

STATE

LOCATION

EVENT

31 Oct

QLD

Kinchant Dam

BARRA Tour Round #1 (Evening Event) BARRA Tour Round #2 (Evening Event)

1 Nov

QLD

Teemburra

3-4 Nov

QLD

Peter Faust

BARRA Tour Round #3 (Evening Event)

5-6 Nov

QLD

Peter Faust

BARRA Tour Round #4 (Night Championship)

21-22 Jan

VIC

Marlo

Round 1

25-26 Feb

VIC

Bemm River

Round 2

25-26 Mar

VIC

Mallacoota

Round 3

8-9 Apr

SA

Adelaide

Round 4

29-30 Apr

WA

To be announced

Round 5

Get your barra fix in 2017 with the Zerek BARRA Tour. Returning to the barra filled lakes of Kinchant, Teemburra and Peter Faust Dams, the Zerek BARRA Tour will hit the north on the peak barra bite, the full moon in November. Having emerged from their from their winter slumber and in full spring bite mode the barra should be primed to wreak havoc and deliver anglers the ultimate BARRA Tour experience.

30 Apr

NSW

Clyde River

Round 6

BARRA Tour Entries $250 (per event)

20-21 May

NSW

St Georges Basin

Round 7

10-11 Jun

NSW

Port Macquarie

Round 8

22-23 Jul

QLD

Gold Coast

Round 9

13 Aug

QLD

Mooloolaba

Round 10

26-27 Aug

WA

To be announced

Round 11

16-17 Sep

NSW

Forster

Round 12

16-19 Nov

WA

TBA

Australian Championship

TAG 2017 abt

The Hobie Kayak BREAM Series hits the water nation wide to offer anglers the ultimate kayak bream experience. Featuring events in WA, SA, VIC, NSW and QLD anglers are spoilt for choice in 2017 with 12 rounds in the series. All events of course lead to the biggest event of the year, the Australian Championship. The Big Show will see anglers fish from identical factory supplied Hobie kayaks in a bid to be crowned the Australian Champion. Hobie Kayak BREAM Series (Hobie rounds) • $50 (pre-event entry) or $70 (late entry) for single-day events • $100 (pre-event entry) or $140 (late entry) for two-day events N.B, For non-Hobie run rounds see individual organisers for entry details

Tournament Angler Guide 2017  
Tournament Angler Guide 2017