Sussex Inlet Annual Family Fishing Carnival

Event dates to be confirmed: July 2019


The Sussex Inlet sixty-second 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.

This year the carnival runs from Friday, 5 pm 13th July and continues until Wednesday 4 pm 18th July. Weigh-in from 10 am Saturday 14th July until 4pm each day.
All Mystery weights will be determined by the Committee and placed in sealed envelopes prior to the event. Winners will be displayed at the Tackle Shop the following day after competition ceases.

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.

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, Sussex House Caravan Park and Holiday Cottages and Sussex Inlet Mechanical Services

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