Events Calendar


Eucumbene Trip

A Club trip to Lake Eucumbene is held on the first weekend in March each year. 

Annual General Meeting & Attendance Draw

The Club Annual General Meeting is held second Monday in July at the Bairnsdale Club 7.00pm.

Election of Office Bearers and the draw for the annual attendance prize of a fishing rod/equipment.
At each monthly meeting numbers are drawn and if the member's number comes up and he is in attendance he qualifies for the Annual draw. 

Peter McGregor Memorial Western Lakes Annual Competition

Last weekend in June Friday to Sunday

Peter McGregor Memorial Western Lakes Trophy combined with a Competition against VFFA for the Bruce Whitehead Trophy. Members should indicate their intentions to compete no later than the June ordinary meeting. 

First weekend in September Friday Midnight Opening of Trout Fishing Season at Mitta Lodge. Come join club members up at the Lodge and see if you can catch the hungry trout closest to two pounds and win the Ray Clark Memorial Trophy. Weigh-in 1pm Sunday.

Stay in the Lodge or in a tent if you prefer. A great Saturday night meal and "Bonfire" put on by the Club. 

Dudley Lee Donger/VFFA Weekend Last Weekend in March, Friday-Sunday at Mitta Lodge for the Dudley Lee “Donger” Weekend.

With a competition against the VFFA fishing rivers in the Omeo area with a BBQ dinner Saturday Night.

The Club who's member catches the heaviest fish at the end of the week-end is awarded the ”Dudley Lee Donger” trophy (pictured) which they keep for the ensuing year. 

General Meetings generally second Monday in each month at the Bairnsdale Club 7 pm.
Attendance draw. BFFC Teams Event a new trophy to be held second weekend in November 2016. Teams by draw at 8.30am Saturday with weigh in 2.00pm Sunday. 

Fly casting, fly tying and fishing tuition is available upon request. Please contact the Secretary


The Club acknowledges Sport and Recreation Victoria through the COUNTRY ACTION GRANT SCHEME for the funding to originally set up this website in 2013. In 2024 with the assistance through the Victorian Government STRONGER FISHING CLUBS GRANT SCHEME the Club was provided with funds to completely update the site with the latest software and security systems.

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