Marine Queensland's 'fantastic showcase'

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10:47 AM Thu 14 Apr 2011 GMT
'One way to add colour to a boat show, invite the kayak crews to display their craft.' Bob Wonders Click Here to view large photo
The ninth Tinnie and Tackle Show, actually the seventh staged in conjunction with the four-wheel drive/off road industry, has attracted more than 34,600 visitors to Brisbane's RNA Exhibition Grounds. Held over the three days, April 8 - 10, the exhibition attracted scores of families taking advantage of the free admission for children under 15-years. As usual, fishing tackle exhibitors did a 'roaring trade' and it was common to see visitors departing the show loaded with rods, reels and assorted angling equipment. All in all, Marine Queensland members comprised more than 100 of the exhibitors, with boats on display ranging from
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