The prizes for the Deniliquin Fishing Classic's famous Prize Arama are already creating a lot of interest for the February 15 raffle.By Cass Savellis
The annual XXXX Gold Fishing Classic will kick off with a Prize-A-Rama at the Deniliquin RSL Club, starting from 7.30pm on Friday, February 15.
The 30-draw raffle offers $8000 in prizes and tickets go on sale from 5pm on the day.
Prizes include camping gear, gardening items, power tools and a kids pack valued at $300.
The major prizes of the night are the 51-inch smart TV from Wired Entertainment, a leather recliner from Betta Electrical and a tyre set from Roundabout Tyres.
In conjunction with the raffle, there’s a special $20 ‘all you can eat’ buffet from 5pm until late.
‘‘Due to the success of last year, the facilities will be bigger and better to cater for the demand,’’ RSL CEO Luke Stephenson said.
The Fishing Classic will be held February 16 and 17.
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