About Us

The Fishing Club is run under the auspices of the Cardiff Bowling Club.

Our club conducts various activities and competitions throughout the year. Details of outings and eligible species can be found under the “INFO” tab.



Every Tuesday between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm is Happy Hour at the bowling club.

Don’t forget to buy some tickets in the two $50 Meat Tray raffles drawn at 6:00 pm. Tickets $1·00 each.


Be at the bowling club each Friday for the Seafood and Meat Tray raffles.

Seafood:  Tickets $1·00 each

Meat Trays:  Buy 25 numbers for $5·00 (minimum purchase) and receive a bonus 25 numbers

Raffles commence around 5:30 pm

And, remember there’s a bonus meat tray valued at $50·00 on the last Friday of each month

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Membership of the Cardiff Men’s Bowlers Fishing Club is open to financial members of the Cardiff Bowling Club Cooperative Limited.

The membership fee for the 2018-2019 season is $10·00.

If you wish to join our club, you can download an application form by clicking on the link below.



Office Bearers 2018-2019

George Liggins

Steve Coles

Gary Pickles

Bruce Kinniburgh

Rod Keft

Jamie Dimitrievski, Bob Donnelly, Mick Fenner, Jason Greenstreet, Theo Walker

Darren Smith with a good snapper from Lake Macquarie
Mick Fenner with his largest bream, 1.25 kg, caught
on 23 September 2018
Tony Vella with a bass caught on the weekend
of 1-2 October 2018
Tony Vella with a 78 cm Flathead caught on 25 April 2017
Joel Yakich with a Mulloway weighing 8·55 kg caught off the beach at Forster on 10 November 2012
Peter Harding with a cobia weighing 24 kg caught at Hat Head
Terry Bailey with 2 bass
weight 1·55 kg
The late Dave Oaten with catfish
weight 1·34 kg
Rod Keft with a Dolphin Fish - weight 4·2 kg
Hat Head - 29 January 2011

Life Members

Maddison, BillDeceased
Murrell, Ron
Vidler, ColDeceased
Merrion, LanceDeceased
Smith, Ken
Walker, Theo
Liggins, George
Kinniburgh, Bruce2014
Greenstreet, Jason2018

Honour Roll

YearChampionBeachLake & EstuaryOpen
2018Ken SmithKen SmithRon KempBob Harvey
2017Mick FennerMick FennerRon KempGary Pickles
2016Craig JonesCraig JonesCraig JonesGary Pickles
2015Paul ForsythCraig JonesPaul ForsythBob Harvey
2014Paul ForsythPaul ForsythPaul ForsythPaul Forsyth
2013Joel YakichJoel YakichLuke BaylisJoel Yakich
2012Luke BaylisJoel YakichRon KempLuke Baylis
2011Bob HarveyJoel YakichRon KempBob Harvey
2010Joel YakichJoel YakichKen SmithGeorge Burrell
2009George LigginsCliff UnderhillPaul ForsythGeorge Liggins
2008Warren McKinnonCliff UnderhillWarren McKinnonWarren McKinnon
2007George BurrellWarren McKinnonRon KempGeorge Burrell
2006Warren McKinnonWarren McKinnonJ BrosiWarren McKinnon
2005Ken SmithGeorge LigginsWarren McKinnonKen Smith
2004Jim SmithSteve GillKen SmithJim Smith
2003Jim SmithGeorge LigginsDavid FryerJim Smith
2002David FryerC JonesDavid FryerDavid Fryer
2001Scott McKernanDarrell McKinnonDavid FryerDavid Fryer
2000Jim SmithMick TaggartDavid FryerJim Smith
1999Mark LeeMark LeeTerry BrownMark Lee
1998Mark LeeMark LeeDavid FryerMark Lee
1997David FryerBob RoweDavid FryerDavid Fryer
1996David FryerKen SmithDavid FryerJim Smith
1995Ken SmithD MintorDavid FryerJim Smith
1994David FryerD MintorDavid FryerJim Smith
1993Jim SmithD MintorDavid FryerJim Smith
1992Ken SmithD MintorS StoddartKen Smith
1991Ken SmithKen SmithKen SmithTerry Brown
1990Mark LeeW MaddisonKen SmithMark Lee
1989Mark LeeJ JenningsMark LeeMark Lee
1988Mark LeeW MaddisonKen SmithMark Lee
1987Tom TuckerG ArmstrongKen SmithTom Tucker
1986Ron KempJ HowellKen SmithRon Kemp
1985Tom TuckerKen SmithKen SmithTom Tucker
1984Tom Tucker
1983Tom Tucker
1982Bill Maddison
1981Wayne Cowling
1980Ron Kemp
1979Ken Radford
1978David Fryer
1977David Nisbett
1976Theo Walker

You can contact the Cardiff Men’s Bowlers Fishing Club by completing the form below. We will get back to you as soon as possible.