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Groper Creek became popular for fishing expeditions to Beachmount and Cape Upstart.

Today the small fishing community’s population is made up of around 50 permanent residents, mostly being retirees.

In holiday seasons the population balloons to over 300 with visitors flocking to the caravan park located on the bank of Groper Creek. Many of the visitors come to take advantage of local fishing and crabbing.

Groper Creek Playground plan 2022

New Playground for Groper Creek

BURDEKIN Shire Council has placed its order for Groper Creek’s new playground, as part of its 2022/23 Budget $95,000 allocation. The playground has been expanded and the installation of the new equipment is anticipated to be completed in time for…
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Mitch Sticklen 110cm Barra at Groper Creek Oct 2022

Prize Fish caught by Teen

One prize fish that didn’t get away prior to the season closure on November 1 was this 110cm Barramundi, snared by 15-year-old Mitch Sticklin, of Kelso.
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Vic Hislop at Groper Creek Jetty Oct 2022

Problematic Sharks

SHARKS have been problematic in the Burdekin River this year with many fishermen reporting the loss of prize fish to sharks. It’s an issue dear to the heart of retired shark hunter, Vic Hislop. Read more…
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Groper Creek Caravan Park Manager Dan Garvey inspecting Rocking Mosquito Ck Nov 2022

Groper Creek Stabilisation Works Underway

STABILISATION works at Mosquito Creek were held up in October and are now scheduled to take place early this month. Members of the public have been reminded to please keep clear of the area whilst the works are underway.
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Groper Creek Caravan Park Manager Dan Garvey inspecting Rocking Mosquito Ck Nov 2022

Remediation Works ready to be completed

BANK stabilisation works will commence this month at Mosquito Creek – much to the relief of Groper Creek residents, who have been waiting for the remediation works to be completed for almost three years.
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Ocean Carma

Cannavan’s Brush with Fame

SAILING off into the sunset with movie stars, Julia Roberts and George Clooney is only what dreams are made of . . . Keep your eyes peeled while watching the megastars’ latest movie, Ticket to Paradise, you will get to…
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Lliffe Family Barra

Groper Creek providing Family Fishing Success!

PROVING age is no barrier when it comes to fishing, young angler, Cody, who turned six-years-old in July, caught his biggest ever fish while holidaying with his family at Groper Creek recently. Read more about their camping experience!
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Nothing’s stopping Nev

Nev met with an unfortunate incident during his time at Groper Creek, tripping over whilst trying to save his laptop.
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