Friday 08 July 2016 to Wednesday 13 July 2016
The Sussex Inlet 61st Annual Family Fishing Carnival is a fishing competition in which all the family can participate, with over AUD25,000 in valuable prizes including cash to be won. The emphasis is on children enjoying the joys of fishing in a family atmosphere.
Competitors can fish from the river bank, a boat, inside the basin or out in the ocean or off the rocks. This event is the longest running event of its type in Australia.
A presentation night is held on the night after the competition finishes. Thursday 14th July
The carnival is sponsored by local businesses of Sussex Inlet, The Shoalhaven City Council Tourism Board, Sussex Inlet RSL Club, Sussex Tackle Shop and Toy Box and Sussex House Caravan Park and Holiday Cottages.