Watch this barramundi fishing video to see how to catch barramundi in the Northern Territory rivers and billabongs.
It's not all that hard to get a whack from a giant metre long Barramundi, the trick is in keeping the fish on the line and finally landing it.
These are fighting fish and can throw a lure or straighten a hook easily if given half a chance.
As the video below shows, even a medium sized Barra will put up a good fight. These days most of the really big fish are landed and then released to fight another day - and more importantly to keep breeding and maintaining barra stocks. See more videos here.
Fishing in the Top End
If it's your first Barramundi, a few quiet words from an experienced mate or a professional guide can often mean the difference between a day of frustration and a full bag limit.More fishing videos from around the Top End;
Mark Berg Safari
Charlie Micaleff safari
Darwins Barra Base
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2015 Barra Run Off dates now available
(Feb to April 2015) Don't miss this exciting time on the Barramundi Fishing Calendar as the massive run off of the wet season floods provides exceptional fishing.
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Increased Limit of 3 Barra per person per day for the Mary River, including Shady Camp, has been announced.
Booking seats now will avoid missing a place on a 2014 Barra Run Off Safari with Darwins Barra Base. Now four great purpose built boats allow more people to experience the fantastic barramundi fishing available during the February to May Barra Run Off season in the Northern Territory. Read more...
Your hosts – Heather and Allan Beale have lived in Darwin for over two decades. They know the Territory and pride themselves on making every visitor feel a special part of their family.