Barramundi Fishing Records

Barramundi Fishing Records achieved by Darwins Barra Base clients fishing the tidal creeks and seas of the Northern Territory.

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Landing 120cm + Barramundi beauties is a trait that Darwin's Barra Base has grown its name and pride from in the last 8 years.

We have landed either the biggest and or the second biggest guide chartered Barramundi in the NT in the last 6 years.


Our Extremely Impressive Record for Big Barramundi Horses over a Metre+ stands at:

  • 2005 - (12) largest 115 & 120cm; (NT Biggest in 2005);
  • 2006 - (23) largest 128 & 130cm; (2nd Biggest in 2006)
  • 2007 - (35) largest 129 & 140cm; (NT Biggest in 2007)
  • 2008 - (38) largest 125 & 131cm; (NT Biggest in 2008)
  • 2009 - (42) largest 2 x 120 and 125cm; (NT Biggest in 2009)
  • 2010 - (39) largest 118cm & 122cm Barra
  • 2011 - (36) largest 119cm & 128cm Barra (NT Biggest in 2011)
  • 2012 - (32) largest 114cm & 116cm Barra
  • 2013 is your Year to Claim The Record. BOOK NOW!

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110cm Barra - The one to beat in 2013
Jack landed this 110cm barra with Dad's help
Landed on 24/01/2013 by Jack
(with Dad's help)

Chris and Jack landed two Metre+ Barra at the Adelaide River mouth on the 24th January with Darwins Barra Base Senior Guide Rob Foster.
See a photo of the 107cm Barra.

Claire with 60lb Barramundi
60+LB Barra for Claire


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129cm Barra from 2007

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Bret Torosi landed this 140cm Barramundi

Giant Barramundi from Shady camp
Paul Whitaker's 125cm Giant Barra

120cm Barramundi from Tommycut Creek
120cm Barramundi from Tommycut Creek

I do admit during these run off periods all these larger beautiful females have been landed at Shady Camp, in Sampan or Tommy cut Creeks and or the coastal creeks to Chamber's Bay or Finke Bay.

Darwin's Barra Base prides itself in delivering to you an awesome experience when completing our Extended Barra Run Off Fishing Safaris during spring tides, and if the wind blows like it did for Charlie McCallief Savage Seas Adventures (as witnessed by his DVD production) tremendous Barramundi Fishing is had during these spring tides up the top of Tommy Cut Creek and Sampan Creek. So no matter what the tide or the weather during the Run-Off Barramundi Fishing season everyone has a fantastic time.

Look for a fishing schedule that will give you the best chance of landing one of these magnificent fish.


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