$10K Thready Competition

Rockhampton may be best known as the Barra Capital but the Fitzroy River (Tunuba) is also home to some monster hard-fighting king threadfin, making Rocky the perfect destination for keen anglers to get in on Fishing The Fitzroy's $10K Thready Comp.

ABOUT the competition 

Fishing The Fitzroy's $10K Thready Competition is an annual comp open to anglers of all skill levels, from novices to experts with a $10,000 cash prize up for grabs to the first person to catch a tagged king threadfin in the Fitzroy River.

The competition runs from 1 November 2021 through to mid-night 31 January 2022 and is free to enter.


  1. Register your details from 1 November
  2. Hit the Fitzroy River in your boat or book in with a local fishing charter
  3. Be the first person to catch a tagged king threadfin
  4. Claim your $10,000 prize!

*Terms and conditions apply 



If you have caught a tagged thready, follow the below steps to claim your prize:

  1. Take a photo of the whole fish with the tag still inserted, preferably on a measuring ruler.
  2. Take a close-up photo of the tag so that you can see the serial number in the photo.
  3. Take another 'glory shot' of you holding the fish for your own bragging rights and media opportunities.
  4. Take a photo of the method you used to capture the fish along with the surrounding area to show the location the fish was caught.
  5. Phone InfoFish Australia on 1800 077 001 as soon as possible and quote the serial number that can be found on the tag. If more than one tagged thready is caught on the same day, the prize will be awarded to the first entrant to contact InfoFish.
  6. Submit all four photos to InfoFish Australia by emailing admin@info-fish.net.
  7. If InfoFish Australia grant verification of the tagged fish you will be required to retain the fish and the tag for a final verification process. 

Download and read the full competition terms and conditions.