Catch a Carp: Come & Try Fishing Day

Help protect our waterways by removing this invasive species and enjoy a great day outdoors with a free fishing day for families and community.

  • Fishing rods available for hire, bait and tackle provided.
  • Competition with fantastic prizes, supplied by Hooked On Bait and Tackle local fishing store.
  • Refreshments provided by gelato trucks, and community BBQ (including vegetarian and halal options), or bring your own picnic.
  • BYO chairs or rugs, some shade available or bring a shade tent/umbrella.
  • Dress sunsmart and don’t forget your hat and reusable water bottle.
  • Suitable for beginners – volunteers will be on site to help with fishing instruction, baiting hooks and carp handling.

Spend more time fishing and less time filling out forms on the day by pre-registering. Download and complete the registration form below and send it back to by Monday November 20.

Alternatively you can register on the day by 12pm for competition entry, with carp weigh-in for all categories closing at 1.30pm.

Roadside parking available along Manor Lakes Boulevard; 15 minutes walk from Wyndham Vale train station; Bus route 191. Event information centre at reserve entry point corner Dalrymple Boulevard.

Organised by Werribee River Association and kindly supported by Dennis Family Homes, Hooked On Bait & Tackle, and Victorian Recreational Fishing.

  • Date : 25 Nov 2023
  • Time : 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (Australia/Melbourne)
  • Reg. Deadline : 24 Nov 2023
  • Venue : Manor Lakes Reserve: 151 Manor Lakes Boulevard


Werribee River Association

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