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The Weekend Schedule

You can find out the what, when and where for our action packed weekend that is the 2019 Twin Rivers Bream Classic.


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Competitors arrive into the local area and book into accommodation. Registration Packs can be collected from The Black Stump in Johnsonville and The Nicholson Hotel from 10am to 7.30pm and Bairnsdale Bait Supply from 9am till 5pm.

Competition starts Friday Evening from 7.30pm


Registrations are still possible up until 9am at Black Stump in Johnsonville and Hills Marine in Paynesville.


Boats can enter the water at any number of boat ramps in the area, including the Johnsonville boat ramp. Other entries close by are the Nicholson boat ramp and Paynesville boat ramp. There will be hot food and refreshments available at Johnsonville on Saturday afternoon.


The weigh in times for the Saturday competition are as follows:


Catch and Release (courtesy of Fishcare):

Johnsonville Jetty:  8am – 5pm

Nicholson Jetty: 8am – 4pm


Kept (courtesy of Nicholson Angling Club):

Johnsonville Jetty: 4pm – 6pm


Saturday Evening

There will be a casual dinner and live entertainment at The Nicholson Hotel on Saturday night. Prizes to be won!


There will be images from the day and we welcome Merv Hughes as our MC and host. Courtesy buses will also be run between Johnsonville and Swan Reach so that all competitors have the opportunity to attend the evening.


Gillicks courtesy bus times are: 6pm and 7pm at Swan Reach and 6.15 and 7.15 at the Black Stump, Johnsonville. Return times will be run as needed.


The major prize draw to win a Jeep Renegade along with the winners from the competition will be presented at Johnsonville boat ramp. During the day there will also be live entertainment, prize giveaways, food trucks, bar and Merv Hughes as our celebrity MC.


All competitors must be present for the presentations.


Final weigh ins as follows:


Catch and Release:

Johnsonville: 8am – 12pm

Nicholson: 8am – 11.30am


Kept: last fish weighed in by 12.30 pm at Johnsonville.


Bairnsdale Bait Supply

172 Macleod St, Bairnsdale VIC 3875, Australia

Friday: 10am - 5pm

The Nicholson Hotel

Retreat Hotel, 929 Princes Hwy, Nicholson VIC 3882, Australia

Friday: 10am - 8pm

Saturday Evening Entertainment

Swan Reach Bus Terminal

2030 A1, Swan Reach VIC 3903, Australia
Nicholson Hotel Courtesy Bus Times

Saturday - 6:15pm

Saturday - 7:15pm

Johnsonville Black Stump

1761 Princes Hwy, Johnsonville VIC 3902, Australia

Friday: 10am - 8pm

Saturday: 6am - 9am

Nicholson Hotel Courtesy Bus Times

Saturday - 6:30pm

Saturday - 7:30pm

Nicholson Boat Ramp

924 Princes Hwy, Nicholson VIC 3882, Australia
Weigh Station - Catch & Release Only

Johnsonville Event Hub

83 Punt Rd, Johnsonville VIC 3902, Australia
Main Event Hub

Food Trucks

Fish Education

Boat Ramp
Weigh Station
Saturday: 4pm - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 12:30pm
Weigh Station - Catch & Release Only