The 2nd Annual 2015 Riverina Classic will be held on Saturday 28th February & Sunday 1st March 2015, The 2015 Classic has an increased prize pool of over $50,000 making it one of the largest prize pools offered for inland fishing competitions in NSW.
The Riverina Classic is not only a major NSW Fishing Competition it is a complete family events weekend and hosts Helicopter Joy Flights, Amusement rides and games, Jumping Castles, Riverside Market Stalls, Catering, Kids Games, Live Entertainment, Boat Displays, Major Boat Package Raffle, Releasing of Native Fingerlings, River Train Rides and so much more
was the 1st Riverina Classic held in early April 2014 on the banks of the majestic Murrumbidgee River at Darlington Point. The inaugural event was a great success hosting well over 2000 visitor’s.
Over $45,000 in prizes and giveaways were distributed with $15,000 raised for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and 3000 Native Fingerlings were released into the Murrumbidgee River System during the 2014 Riverina Classic to help secure a sustainable fishing future.
Apex is a volunteer community service organisation that offers active Australians aged 18 to 45 an opportunity to learn more about themselves, gain new skills, make new friends and help those in need.
For any persons considering entering the Murrumbidgee Valley National Park and or Regional Park or any National Parks or Regional Parks at any time please visit the National Parks and Forestry Corporation websites (links below) for important information including but not limited to Safety Information / closures and all information required before entering any National Parks and or Regional Parks at any time. Please be advised to be very careful after rain when road services can be extremely hazardous.
Information about boating on waterways within NSW including licences, safety and rules can be found on the Roads and Maritime website.
Recreational Fishing information
The fishing waters for the Riverina Classic 2015 can be found on the Map tab above.
Lifejackets are an essential piece of equipment while fishing, there are a number of different styles available. The RMS explains the different types in the link below
Please Note: Inflatable life jackets require 12 monthly checks, information about what is required in the check can be found on the link below.