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 35th Anniversary of this renowned family fishing event and we are striving to attract over 400 competitors.
In 2022, we had 239 entrants including 81 junior anglers with a total of 69 teams. The May Day weekend snapped up 101 Barramundi which were released back into the mighty Victoria River. The biggest catch of the weekend was a whopping 112cm 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 2023 KGFC Big Horse Barra Competition is Rod & Rifle Tackleworld Katherine.
Our major sponsors for the 2023 KGFC Big Horse Barra Competition are: Aus Projects NT, Betta Home Living Katherine, Carlton United Breweries, DK Grazing, Fishing & Outdoor World, Katherine Club, PATOW Towing, Precision Marine, Reidy’s Lures, Rowlands Quarries, Rydges Palmerston, Territory Plastering and Interiors, Top End Rural services, Tradelink and Wombarra Civil.
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 29th April and 30th of April, 2023.
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