Pine Rivers Fish Management Association
As at 17/03/2018 more than 190 Permits are still available for 2017/2018 Season -
Applications to participate will close on Monday 26/03/2018. Applications for the 2018/19 Season (01/09/18 to 31/08/19) will be accepted from 15/08/2018
Refer Boating Access Scheme (BAS) Page for further details
Fishing on Lake Samsonvale
Pine Rivers Fish Management Association Inc.
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.
11th March 2014 celebrations at the John Oxley Reserve Hall - Murrumba Downs - for the 21st Anniversary of the Pine Rivers Fish Management Association (PRFMA)
The PRFMA is a not for profit Association.The PRFMA has purchased and released in excess of 2,600,000 native fish fingerlings into Lake Samsonvale and since 2007 over 406,000 fingerlings into Lake Kurwongbah.
TUESDAY 10th APRIL, 2018
TUESDAY 8th MAY, 2018
AGM followed by Monthly Meeting TUESDAY 12th JUNE,2018
MEMBERS AND GUEST WELCOME
Viking Kayaks Present the Profish 35 Fishing Kayak
BOATING ACCESS SCHEME PERMITS
BOATING ACCESS SCHEME - LAKE SAMSONVALE 2017 – 2018
Applications to participate in the 2017/2018 Boating Access Scheme are now being accepted
Refer to Boating Access Scheme Page
SURVEY EVENTS - MAIN BASIN
2017 - 2344 AUSTRALIAN BASS CAUGHT - MEASURED (653 TAGGED) RECORDED AND RELEASED
2016 - 2210 AUSTRALIAN BASS CAUGHT - MEASURED (1000 TAGGED) RECORDED AND RELEASED
2015 - 1,379 AUSTRALIAN BASS TAGGED IN LAKE SAMSONVALE
DETAILS OF PREVIOUS SURVEY EVENTS MAY BE FOUND OF THE EVENTS PAGE http://www.prfma.com.au/events
PRFMA Annual Monitoring and Research
Viking Kayaks Present the Nemo 2 Plus 1 with Fishkit
PRFMA continue to restock Lake Samsonvale and Lake Kurwongbah to everyone's benefit. Restocking has been made possible through a commitment to Community Contribution funding by the Moreton Bay Regional Council. We thank the MBRC for their commitment to making Lake Kurwongbah and Lake Samsonvale an exciting fishery in the region.
for details go to http://www.prfma.com.au/fish-stocking-programs
16th December, 2017 - LAKE SAMSONVALE the following fingerlings were released via the scatter method where 13 Vessels and 45 Volunteers participated
80,000 Australian Bass and 5,000 Silver Perch
14th January, 2018 - Lake Samsonvale
25,000 Golden Perch fingerlings were released via the scatter method
14th January, 2018 - LAKE KURWONGBAH
20,000 Australian Bass -
The release was carried out by Members of the Pine Rivers Fish Management Association Members.
The fingerlings were released via the “Scatter Release” method ie 1000 fingerlings were taken at a time by Members in their Kayaks and released into different parts of Lake Kurwongbah.
OUR THANKS AND APPRECIATION GO TO ALL THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN A VERY SUCCESSFUL RELEASE