Fishing Magazine Reviews

Read these Magazine reviews and stories  by well known Fishermen who travelled with Darwins Barra Base to the best Barra fishing hot spots in the NT


Fishing World Magizine Corroboree Billabong provides an irresistable challenge for fishermen chasing fighting barra.

Even while arms and wrists ache from the fight, there is only one thing to say; "I will return"

Read the Corroboree Billabong challenge here.
Fishing World Magizine Scott Thomas from Fishing World was on the Darwins Barra Base boat to witness the fight first hand.

 Read his full report here or in Fishing World Magazine

As Scott says "...the Top End truly is the home of the giant barramundi."
Adventure Angler Jarrod Day landed in Darwin on one of the coldest days on record and faced the challenge of Barramundi fishing in cool-water conditions.

Read his tips and how he overcame the challenge to land some great Barra  in cool water.

Darwins Barra Base is a purpose built Guided Fishing Lodge with accommodation right in the heart of Darwin. It is also a fantastic Bed & Breakfast called Beales Bedfish & Breakfast, conveniently situated within  a couple of minutes of the International Airport and only 10 minutes from the city.

Nearby there are literally hundreds of great fishing spots, including the incredible saltwater arms of Shoal Bay, Bynoe and Darwin Harbours. The sensational bluewater fishing at the nearby Vernon Islands is world famous.

Mel with BarraMel with Barra

As well there are the billabongs, world famous for their barramundi fishing: Corroboree, Hardies Lagoon of the Mary River , to mention just a few. And the big saltwater rivers: the Daly, Shady Camp and the Adelaide and Finniss Rivers

(right)Mel Morris shows off a 106 cm Barra from Corroboree.Read more/

Whether its Barramundi, Jewfish, reef fish, tangling with our mighty pelagics, or maybe just a few mudcrabs, this is the place to come.

4 Fishing boatsDarwins Barra Base has four modern boats designed for Top End fishing.

Click here for more detailed information on why Darwins Barra Base prides itself in providing you the fishing and wildlife adventure of a lifetime.

Come and stay at our fantastic Bed & Breakfast and enjoy the best fishing the Top End can offer. Come play at our Casino, clubs, multitude of restaurants, or wander the exotic stalls  at Mindil Beach Sunset Markets. Or just stay home and chill out in the pool.

1.11 metre Barramundi

Geoff & Erin H. with their trophy photo
on 15 Feb 07. Read more about it here

Enjoy fishing in the Northern Territory
and see the terrific fishing stories typical of an adventure with Darwin's Barra Base here


Fishing World MagazineFishing World Magazine

Fishing World Article

October 21st, 2006
Fishing World writer Mick Fletoridis spent a day at Corroboree Billabong in the Northern Teritory fishing for barramundi from Allan Beales's purpose built plate boats.
Read more ...



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Anth & Dani's Big Trip Anth & Dani "What an amazing trip, we had tried all types of fishing from rivers, deep channels, poppers, bait fishing, trolling and lure fishing. We were amazed at the variety of fish and beauty of the place. Special thanks to Allan and Heather for their hospitality, we highly recommend Darwin's Barra Base if you are coming to the Territory"

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