About the Pine Rivers Fish Management Association

The PRFMA is a voluntary, not for profit, 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 3,400,000 native fish fingerlings into Lake Samsonvale and since 2007 over 640,000 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

Vessel Permit Scheme

Applications for the 2023/24 Season (01/09/23 to 31/08/24) are open from 14 August 2023 to 23 March 2024

The PRFMA reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter the information at any time”

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.

Boat Fishing NPD

Basics for Boat Fishing at North Pine Dam (Lake Samsonvale)

OVERVIEW OF THE VESSEL PERMIT SCHEME Permit-holders will be issued a key to access the Seqwater Land Licenced Area, a permit card and a vessel identification sticker. Only the operator…
PRFMA, Pine Rivers Fish Management AssociationNorth Pine Dam

Fishing on Lake Samsomvale

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

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…
North Pine Dam

Basics For Redclaw Yabbies

Red Claw Crayfish - Cherax quadricarinatus It is important to remember that Redclaw are not endemic to our area and should not be returned to the lake. Also don't forget…

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