About the Pine Rivers Fish Management Association

200 Boating Access Permits are still available for access to Lake Samsonvale via the locked gate on Addsets Road until 31/08/2020

Refer Boating Access Scheme page for details and online applications

The PRFMA is a voluntary, community-based fish-stocking group whose objectives is, amongst other things, to undertake fish stocking of Lake Samsonvale and Lake Kurwongbah to improve the lake as a recreational fishery for the benefit of the general public.

The PRFMA is a  not for profit Association. The PRFMA has purchased and released in excess of 2,800,000 native fish fingerlings into Lake Samsonvale and since 2007 over 458,000 fingerlings into Lake Kurwongbah.

Photo (above): 11th March 2014 celebrations at the John Oxley Reserve Hall – Murrumba Downs – for the 21st Anniversary of the Pine Rivers Fish Management Association (PRFMA)

21st Anniversary, PRFMA, Pine Rivers Fish Management Association

Pine Rivers Boating Access Scheme & Our Programs

Boating Access Scheme

Applications for the 2019/20 Season (01/09/19 to 31/08/20) will be accepted from 15/08/2019 to 24/03/2020.

Click here for more information.

Fish Identification

View our most common fish and check out the angling hints for each of the well-known species. Includes Australian Bass, Golden Perch and many more.


Fish Stocking Programs

View our fish stocking programs at Lake Samsonvale and Lake Kurwongbah. Also view the stocking history dating back to 1990!

View our Latest Articles

Our articles are regularly updated with new videos and articles around the basics of fresh water, boat and land-based fishing.

Fishing UpdatesNorth Pine Dam

Fishing Updates for North Pine Dam

Since the previous articles on the basics of fishing from a boat and land based fishing there has been quite a few changes, mainly about the lures used these days.…
BasicsNorth Pine Dam

Basics For Fresh Water Bait Fishing

Introduction This article covers basic bait fishing and is aimed at bass, golden perch and silver perch in impoundments, rivers and creeks. These days a lot of fisher-persons bypass bait…
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Basics For Boat Fishing at North Pine Dam (Lake Samsonvale)

THE LAKE From the boat ramp at Boral landing on Adsetts Road we have roughly 6 kilometres upstream and 5 kilometres downstream. When leaving the boat ramp you head south…
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Fishing on Lake Samsomvale

A look at Bass Fishing on North Pine Dam. Music: The Adventure (Instrumental) - Angels & Airwaves Note: No Copyright Infringement Intended.

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