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Fishing & Boating

28 May, 2021


Mackay Tourism is excited to officially launch two new fishing guides to the public, promoting fishing across Central Queensland and encouraging visitation to the region.

The Fish Queensland 4Dams and Central Queensland Fishing Guides were created thanks to government funding and showcase the fishing hotspots our region has to offer.

The Central Queensland Fishing Guide was a product of the CQ Bushfires Flexible Funding Grant, applied for by Mackay Tourism following the Eungella bushfires in 2018.

It was identified that there was no overall promotion, brochure or website that showcased all the fishing available in Central Queensland and through collaboration with Banana, Rockhampton, Mackay, Isaac, Central Highlands and Isaac councils, this brochure was produced.

The concept was to develop brochures and a website (promoted at leisure shows and on social media) to highlight the fishing spots in the area and to attract visitors who will then spend money in Central Queensland.

The 4Dams Fishing Guide was created thanks to the FNQ and NQ Monsoon Trough Flexible Funding Grant and covers Eungella, Teemburra, Kinchant and Peter Faust Dams.

Check out the website here: Fish Queensland - Discover the Best Fishing Spots Read the digital guides here: Mackay and the Whitsundays - 4 Dams Fishing by dtb! Advertising - issuu and Central Queensland Fishing -

The Local Secrets by dtb! Advertising - issuu To celebrate the launch of the two new fishing guides, Mackay Tourism will be set up at Tackle World Mackay on Friday, 28 th May from 12 noon to 1pm.

We are giving away a $500 Tackle World voucher to one lucky person who gets their name into the draw in the one-hour window!

At 1pm, we will announce the winner. Free food and drinks will be provided at the event and plenty of copies of the fishing guides will be available to take home.

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