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THE OLD LEGENDS of Club Fishing in a 1929 Willys Whippit
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THE OLD LEGENDS of Club Fishing in a 1929 Willys Whippit
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THE NEW LEGENDS of Club Fishing in a 2012 Mazda BT 50

Welcome to the SQAFCA Inc Website

As Publicity Officer of SQAFCA inc. I would invite all anglers to access the following pages & benefit from the information contained in them.

Who we are

SQAFCA inc. is a non profit organisation with democratically elected voluntary Offices & Management committee. It's direction & policy is determined by the Members & our funding is through member subscriptions, sponsorships & generous donations. Recent sponsorships have allowed SQAFCA to expand its trophy values & ensure individuals are competing with anglers of a similar expertise.

For the competition minded there are club listings & a calendar of events being held by SQAFCA along with the results of all the past competitions.

All our clubs are affiliated with the Queensland Amateur Fishing Clubs Association Inc. & directly with SUNFISH inc. Queensland. Our members also fish in Australian titles & have been very successful in the past. SQAFCA currently has 23 affiliated clubs comprising around 800 anglers & all types of fishing are catered for including estuary, surf , offshore & freshwater . Up to 130 of these individual anglers regularly fish in one the local SQAFCA competitions which are usually followed by a social BBQ during the weigh in.

Community activities

To become community focused as well as competitive we have recently upgraded the Web site to allow non affiliated clubs to display their information & have included articles on how to fish our local waters. Our trade listings are also available to everyone especially members & general information on trades, boat hire & charters is available. As well as running competitions our members conduct day long fishing clinics for up to 30 participants mainly juniors from the general public, schools & the handicapped .

Supporting research

The information contained in our records is often used in Fisheries research & many of our members are on fisheries committees or assist the researchers with their knowledge of recreational fishing. A conservation ethic is practiced in our clubs through a responsible fishing "Code of Practice" & long before any catch restrictions by Government our competitions had larger size limits & limits on the number of some species eligible for weigh in.

Join a club

There is a club to suit your fishing needs - most cater for men, ladies, veterans & juniors & visitors are welcome on most trips. Locations fished & the types of fishing vary so check the club listings for one in your area that suits your needs.

In summary SQAFCA has been a leader in progressing fishing activity in Queensland for the past 55 years & will continue to be an integral part of the recreational fishing scene. Please take the time to peruse this website & hopefully it will convince you to join SQAFCA either as an individual through an existing club or ask how your club can benefit from joining SQAFCA.

Meade Murphy, Publicity Officer , SQAFCA inc.



 

Associates

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Sunfish Queensland

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Queensland Amateur Fishing Club Association
( QAFCA )

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Blue Fin Fishing Club Website
Thank you to Blue Fin
for hosting our Meetings.

Redcliffe City Amateur Anglers
RCAA Fishing Club Website


Need to contact SQAFCA Via Post?

The Secretary
PO Box 4436
Forest Lake, QLD 4078.



Latest 3 News Articles

Zoning Plan for Great Sandy Marine Park
Wednesday 28th of September 2022

This week the Queensland Government has released a draft zoning plan for the Great Sandy Marine Park. The good news is that the Red Cross Hatching has been removed from the yellow conservation zone m .....
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End of Old Season Beginning of New
Thursday 25th of August 2022

S.Q.A.F.C.A. fishing season ended on 13th August with the last year of the open beach. It has been a great season with a great bream season this winter due to the amount of rain we have had this year .....
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Hays Inlet Water Quality
Thursday 24th of March 2022

For over 20 years, new members wanting to join the Redcliffe City Amateur Anglers Fishing Club (RCAA) have asked why we don’t fish the Hays Inlet Estuary. It has been hard to reply, as we can’t g .....
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