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Yamba's famous annual 'Tim the Bream' national fishing titles which previously attracted crowds of up to 17,000 entrants in it's heyday will return again to the Clarence River in September 2018.

After a successful return to the Clarence in 2016, the Rotary Club of Yamba have continued the tradition to host the Yamba Fishing Classic  again with this year's event again mirroring the original 1958 prizes for catching tagged fish.

The featured prized catch for 'Tim The Bream' is worth a whopping $20,000 while another 10 tagged fish will have a value of $1000 each. There are also great prizes for the heaviest Yellow Fin Bream, Flathead, Luderick, Jew Fish (or Mulloway), Trevally and Whiting.

The main weekend event will be held at Ford Park Yamba. Bring your live Yellow Fin Bream, Flathead, Luderick,, Jew Fish (or Mulloway), Trevally and Whiting for weigh in and go in the running over the weekend for the biggest catch caught. Prizes are also awarded for the weirdest fish species weighed in. There will be fishing related markets, boating and fishing education, food stalls & music. Registration is online however tickets will be available soon at all bait and tackle shops in Yamba and Iluka.

Day of Registration is available at Ford Park over the weekend from 6am .


Cash prizes for this competition relate to specifically tagged Bream. One Fish - “Tim The Bream” is tagged for $20,000. 10 tagged Bream are tagged at $1,000. Tagged Bream are released under supervision in the Clarence River at Yamba in the week prior to the competition. The prizes for these fish will only be awarded if they are caught between the competition hours from 0600 hrs on Saturday 1st September 2018 until 1600 hrs on Sunday 2nd September 2018  by a person registered in the competition.

Major competition Prizes and Draws:

The following species are eligible for heaviest/longest of species of the competition, and are to be weighed in live for release at Ford Park Yamba:

•Yellow Fin Bream•25cm
•Flathead* (Dusky or Common)•36cm and only 1 over 70 cm
•Luderick (Black Fish)•27cm
Mulloway (Jew Fish)70cm

 Prizes will be presented 4pm Sunday @ Ford Park

Any fish caught after 4pm Saturday will be included in Sundays weigh in.

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