The Longreach Region is rich with 2 large river systems the Thomson River near Longreach and the Barcoo River near Isisford as well other small creeks and Lagoons where Yellowbelly fish are a plenty. The rivers are also great places for water sports from skiing to canoeing or just relaxing swim.

The region hosts 2 fishing competitions a year bringing people from all over for 2 days of entertainment, competitions, camping, fishing and fun.

Isisford Fishing Competition held on 29-30 July 2016
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Longreach Fishing Competition held 26-28 August 2016
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