Read saltwater fishing articles on catching bluewater reef fish including the famous Jewfish, Snapper, Coral Trout, Red Emperor and bluewater pelagics; Tuna, Mackerel, Queenfish and Giant Trevally.
May to November is the Barramundi & Bluewater season when we fish the great coastlines of Dundee Beach and Bynoe Harbour, their external Islands and Reefs, and the famous Peron Islands.
It is also a time for fishing the saltwater tidal streams of the Finnis River catching the tremendous fighting, lure spitting, tail wagging Saltwater Barra.
|Saltwater and Reef Fishing in the Northern Territory.|
Species to be expected in the area alongside of Queenfish are the much sought after Spanish Mackerel, Golden and Giant Trevally and Barracuda with the odd Cod and Golden Snapper taking lures as well.
|Queenfish over a metre long are regularly being taken off headlands and reefs. These are fantastic sportfish, putting on hard sustained runs and acrobatic aerial displays in an attempt to free the lure.|
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2016 Barra Run Off dates now available
(Feb to April 2016) Don't miss this exciting time on the Barramundi Fishing Calendar as the massive run off of the wet season floods provides exceptional fishing.
BARRA TO SAILFISH BLUEWATER PELAGICS SAFARIS NOW AT A REDUCED RATE OF $625 PER PERSON PER DAY!!!
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BARRA to SAILFISH & PELAGICS BLUEWATER FISHING SAFARI anchored @ Daly River Mouth
Anth & Dani's Big Trip "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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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 2015 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.