Open to all Brac Members, meeting friday night at the Water Wheel Tavern.
Lake Fishing with prizes for longest Flathead and Bream.
Also secret weight prizes.
Please RSVP to Di 0458515483.
BEMM RIVER ANGLING CLUB EASTER COMPETITION
-OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS AND VISITORS APRIL 14th 15th 16th
Ladies and Men's Bream Section
Junior Girls and Boys Bream Section 12 years and under.
Any other Species Section Adult and Junior.
Open surf Section
5 encouragement awards for juniors.
ALL MEMBERS HAVE FREE ENTRY, AND VISITORS CAN ENTER FOR A $5.00 FEE, THIS COVERS THE 3 DAY COMP. CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS ARE FREE.
Flyers will be available in Bemm, and weigh in times will be given.
The last weigh in will commence at 12pm on Sunday, all sections will be secret weight.
A free barbecue will be held following the weigh in, and everyone is welcome.
BYO YOUR OWN DRINKS.
FOR ANY INFORMATION CONTACT DI ON 0458515483
On Saturday the 4th of March, the Bemm River Angling Club shared an historic day with 52 members and guests at Bemm River.
80 years of commercial free fishing was recognised at a wonderful evening held at the community centre.
Four members of the Purvis family were present, including Bill Purvis with his son Mark, as well as George Purvis and his son Craig.
Alan Morrison and his wife Peg were also guests of the Angling Club.
The Purvis family were presented with a beautiful plaque in recognition of Jack Purvis.
Photos were displayed that gave all visitors an indication of the early fishing history at Bemm River.
A large cake was jointly cut by Bill Purvis and Alan Morrison.
THE PURVIS CLASSIC fishing competition was held , and the winner was John Roberts.
This event was sponsored by the Purvis family ( Aussie Disposals ) and all prizes were presented by Mark.
^MARK PURVIS ( Aussie Disposals ) presenting John Roberts with first prize in THE BEMM RIVER BREAM CLASSIC
Anne Johnson winner of the secret weight for ladies & Winner of Other Species was Gavin Gilkerson.
Marlo Fishing Comp:
MARLO AND BEMM RIVER FISHING COMPETITION 4th and 5th March. Marlo and Bemm River Angling Clubs enjoyed excellent fishing over the weekend. Marlo won the shield, with Graham Johnson landing a lovely Bream, 990 gms.
Graham Johnson With Don Cunningham President of Bemm A/C and David Bellinger President of Marlo A/C receiving the shield.
Stratford vs Bemm Heaviest Bream. 18-19 Feb. Ludrick Point
Final weigh in will be on Sunday (19th) lunch time at Luderick Point . A BBQ lunch will be provided, and the shield will be presented to the winning club.
LAKE TYERS FISHING TRIP
18/19 th NOVEMBER.
Bemm River angling club held its annual Lake Tyers fishing comp over the 18/19th november. It was such a fantastic turn out by all members who had a great time on the lake. Fishing was very slow but the weather and company was great! Thanks to all members who chipped in and helped make the weekend one to remember. Special mention to the bbq and comittee meeting on the saturday night where the club got to celebrate with many members who are from out of town.
Bemm River Angling Club held its Easter competition at Bemm over the weekend.
All sections were secret weight, and entrants weighed in one Bream and one other specie per day. Some lovely Bream and Salmon were the feature of the competition.
Bream Secret Weight Womens: Lyn Button
Bream Secret weight Mens: Zane Wilson
Surf Fishing Section: Peter McCoy Jnr
Other Species Section: Peter Curtis
Junior Girls: Monique Sparkman
Junior Boys: Harrison Postill
There were five junior encouragement awards presented to :
Tayla Bourke Macey Postill Isaac Mounajed
William Pluke/ Fullard Holly Pluke/Fullard
Thank you to all our sponsors for your continued support.
BEMM RIVER VS MARLO FISHING COMPETITION 5/6 MARCH 2016
Bemm River Angling Club hosted Marlo on the 5th and 6th of March in their annual competition for the heaviest Bream.
Good quality Bream were landed over the two days, and Bemm retained the shield with a Bream weighing in at 999 gms caught by John Pedersen. Marlo angler Daryl Ducksbury weighed in a Bream 914 gms and Doug Medson landed one 814 gms.
Secret weight for Bemm was won by Di Cunningham with a Bream 826 gms.
After the weigh in a light lunch was enjoyed on the hotel verandah.
BELOW: Marlo president Kevin Reynolds presenting John Petersen with the shield , and Bemm president Don Cunningham.
BEMM RIVER STRATFORD FISHING COMPETITION 20/21 FEB. 2016
Bemm River and Stratford held their annual heaviest Bream competition at Bemm this weekend. On Saturday good fish were weighed in by both clubs, and Paul Schofield of Stratford led the competition with a Bream of 852 gms.
Sunday was sunny, and a wind from the east got up. Most anglers had good fishing using sandworm local prawn and spider crab.
A good number of Bream were weighed in, and Bemm angler John Pedersen was successful with a Bream weighing in at 874 gms. Bemm River retains the shield for 2016 displayed in the Bemm River Hotel.
Bemm River A/C had a secret weight competition, and it was won by Barry Easy.
A light lunch was enjoyed by all on the balcony of the Bemm Hotel. Many thanks to those who helped in making the weekend a great success.
Don Cunningham presenting John Pedersen with the shield.
New Years Fishing Competition:
A successful club competition was held on the 2nd and 3rd of January. Despite some windy weather, 43 fish were weighed in, and prizes were won in all sections.
A light lunch was enjoyed by members on the hotel verandah, after the presentations took place. It was great to see the juniors joining in the competition .
Ladies section Winner: Kathy Faff with Di Cunningham
Junior Girls Winner : Holly Pluke/Fullard with Di Cunningham
Junior boys winner : Aidan McNiff
Men's Section winner: Tony Blackford