Date: Sunday 24 August 2014
Species we might locate:
* Melanotaenia duboulayi (Crimson Spotted Rainbowfish)
* Pseudomugil signifer (Pacific Blue-eyes)
* Retropinna semoni (Smelt)
* Hypseleotris galii (Firetail Gudgeon)
* Ambassis sp. (Glassfish)
* A range of invertebrates
Field trip details are restricted to ANGFA Qld members.
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Meet in the car park behind the IGA at Walloon (on the roundabout, opposite the Walloon Hotel)
Getting to Walloon:
From Brisbane, take the Warrego Highway towards Toowoomba.
Take the turnoff to Walloon/Rosewood (just past Blacksoil) which puts you on the Haigslea-Amberley Road. Head south (left) for 3km to reach Walloon.
8.30 am. This is the time we will leave the meeting point.
This program is tentative only and may change due to weather and water levels
0830 – 0900: Travel to first fishing location.
0900 – 1230: Fish Churchbank Weir on Warrill Creek and Seven Mile Bridge on Bremer River
1230 – 1300: Travel to Walloon
1300 – 1400: Lunch at the Walloon pub (buy your own)
CHECK THE ANGFA FORUM THE FRIDAY OR SATURDAY BEFORE THE TRIP TO CONFIRM THAT IT’S STILL ON
Wading boots or waders, dip nets, folding bait traps, bait or burley for the traps, buckets (with lids), a field tank for photography, an esky or styrofoam box to hold the fish in, plastic bags for the fish, rubber bands, non- iodised salt (cooking salt, rock salt, etc), drinking water, sunscreen and insect repellent, fish and plant identification books, goggles and snorkel (for the brave), and water test kits if you have them (hardness, total hardness, pH, dissolved oxygen, salinity, etc).
We are a conservation society. We are not there to rape and pillage.
Take only as much as you need to display or breed. It is illegal to sell fish from the wild without a licence.
An important part of each field trip is to survey and record the water conditions and what we find, and any assistance with this task will be appreciated.
Size and bag limits and equipment regulations apply when fishing in fresh water in QLD. You can find the QLD bag and size limits here: http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/28_2994.htm
You can find the QLD fishing equipment regulations here: http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/28_3023.htm
To nominate for the field trip please contact the Field Trip Coordinator: Leo O’Reilly, Mob: 0438 733 789, Email: email@example.com[/s2If]