Every May Day long weekend, the Katherine Game Fishing Club hosts their premier event that attracts upwards of 300 anglers – The Big Horse Creek Barra Classic! This year marks the clubs 34th Anniversary of this renowned family fishing event and we are striving to attract over 400 competitors.
In 2021, we had 299 entrants including 105 junior anglers with a total of 92 teams. The May Day weekend snapped up 164 Barramundi which were released back into the mighty Victoria River. The biggest catch of the weekend was a whopping 111cm and was caught and released with the winner claiming the premier prize of $4,000.00 cash.
We rely on the support of the community and sponsorship from local business. We encourage our members to support the businesses that support us.
Our Premiere sponsor for the 2021 KGFC Big Horse Barra Competition was Rod & Rifle Tackleworld Katherine.
Our major sponsors for the 2021 KGFC Big Horse Barra Competition were: TBM Installations, Katherine Country Club, Rydges, Mako, Liberty Rural, Bendigo Bank, Wombarra Civil and DK Grazing.
Want to register for this year’s Big horse comp or become a sponsor click “Sign Up” below. The competition this year will be held on the 30th April and 1st of May, 2022.
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