Fish the Top End

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Fish The Top End

Fishing Darwin and the Top End of Australia

Fish The Top End are a Darwin based travel agent specialising in Northern Territory Fishing Tours. We are committed to making your fishing adventure to Darwin, Australia and the Top End an experience that will never leave you.

The Northern Territory and Darwin are known around Australia and the world as a top class fishing destination. A flourishing fishing tourism industry now supports many top class Darwin fishing guides, camps, lodges and fishing charters.

Fish The Top End have put together a group of top class operators and tour options that cover a vast cross section of Top End Fishing.

Whether you are looking at Barramundi Fishing Darwin or trying your hand at a Bluewater Fishing Charter Northern Territory style, we are ideally situated to help make your fishing adventure happen.

Darwin Barra Fishing Tours - Day Tours

With many and varying fishing locations available within a few hours of Darwin there is always somewhere to head for some exciting Barra fishing. Depending on the tides and the time of year you will fish the location which offers the best opportunities at the time.

One of the Top End’s many famous Barra fishing locations, depending on which offers the best opportunity for some exciting Barra fishing. Locations including Corroboree Billabong, Sth Alligator River, Shady Camp, Mary River, Adelaide River and Bynoe Harbour.

Target Species
Barra, but you may also encounter Jewfish, Golden Snapper, Saratoga and Salmon to name a few.

Billabong Barramundi Fishing Experience

The Top End’s billabongs are truly a wonderful places, a fishing trip to these billabongs is much more than that. Whilst consistently delivering good Barra fishing, they are also some of Top Ends most scenic locations.

Mixed in with your day chasing Barra, you could expect to see a wide variety of Water Birds, Sea Eagles, Crocodiles, Water Buffalo, and even Wild Pigs.

Fishing these scenic lily and pandanus lined billabongs is certainly something to be experience.

Various top end billabongs. Corroboree Billabong, Shady Camp Billabong, Hardies Lagoon, Mary River Bridge Lagoon.

Barramundi Fishing The Runoff

One of the best times of the year to get into some serious Barramundi Fishing.

Occurring at the end of the wet season when the water on the flood plains start receding. With this receding water comes all sorts of Barramundi sweets, frog’s tadpoles, small fish etc.

The Barramundi congregate at these run off locations for what is probably the easiest feed they are going to get all year. This good news for Barra is also good news for the fishing, making this piscatorial pursuit a little easier than it can be at other times of the year.

Whilst the timing of the Runoff does depend on the weather as a rule the months of March through to Mid May is Run Off time.

Famous Top End fishing locations like Shady Camp, South Alligator River, East Alligator River and the Daly River are all great Runoff Barramundi fishing locations. During this time of the year, these rivers produce some great Barramundi fishing with reports of trophy Barramundi being a daily occurrence.

Fishing the Run Off is best experienced on an extended tour. These tours can be either land based accommodation or Mothership based at the mouth of a Run Off river. The live aboard Mothership fishing charter option is now becoming quite popular as travel times on the water can be reduced meaning more fishing time and access to other areas.

Whilst you cant go past an extended tour if time doesn't permit you can still get into some great Barramundi fishing on a day tour.

Take a few minutes to check out Fish The Top End's Barramundi tour options and start planning your fishing adventure now as run off fishing tours fill quickly.

Barramundi Heli Fishing Adventures

Looking for something different, an extra touch of excitement mixed in with your Top End fishing adventure.

You will experience about 2 hours flight time in the chopper and will fly over wetlands teeming with wild life on your way to and from fishing spots. Waterbirds, crocodiles and feral pigs are usually all in abundant numbers most times of the year and the viewing experience is second to none.

Departing around 8.00 am and returning in the late afternoon with around 7 hours of fishing time at up to 6 different locations depending on the tides that day.

You will experience fishing locations that are only accessible by heicopter with catch rates varying with the seaons this remote style of fishing still produces all year round.

Provided is all fishing gear, lunch's, softdrinks and plenty of cool water. You will need to bring a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and a camera. Your Helifishing trip departs from MKT airfield at Noonamah which is about a 30 mins drive from Darwin City.

Darwin Fishing Charters
Bluewater / Reef Fishing - Darwin Day Charters
On this fishing charter you will be fishing some of the many offshore reefs out from Darwin in comfort, style and safety. Charter Boats are fully surveyed and have large fishing area's fully shaded for your comfort.

On this Darwin Fishing Charter you will fish the reefs off Darwin and experience a real mixed bag of fishing, you could catch a variety of fish including, Golden Snapper, Black Jew Fish, Spanish Mackerel and many more.

Your Darwin fishing charter starts at the Mandorah ferry pontoon at 6.00am and finishes at the same location at approximately 3.30pm.

note: an extended day tour is also available 6.00am to 8.30pm

Departing Cullen Bay, Darwin you will fish some the many off shore reefs out from Darwin.

Target Species
You can encounter a wide variety of fish species including but not limited to, Jewfish, Golden Snapper, Trevally, and Mackerel.

Blue Water / Reef Extended Fishing Adventure
Experience some of the best Bluewater & Reef Fishing the Top End has on Offer.

3 day / 3 night, and 4 day/ 4 night scheduled charters available or get a group of mates together and we will tailor a trip to suit your needs.

Areas fished can include Marie Shoals, Moss Shoals, Evans Shoals, Flat Top Banks, Tiwi Islands & the Perron Islands, Cape Ford and surrounding reefs. Area's fished will depend on weather, and tides. Price is all inclusive live aboard.

Aboard Wai Nawana or Wai Adi. Wai Nawana was launched May 2010….she is a 52' Custom Built Legend vessel, sleeping 12 in air-conditioned bunks. She has a large air-conditioned lounge and cabin, 2 toilets and hot/cold shower, extra large shaded fishing deck area, huge freezer, desalinater, satellite phone, Flat screen TV, and all the latest marine technology. She has a max speed of 28 knts and will cruise on 24.

You will be fishing remote areas of the NT chasing Giant black Jew fish, golden snapper, cod, mackerel, red emperor, coral trout, tusk fish, tuna, cobia, sailfish and other rare fish species including Marlin, long nose emperor, gold band snapper, mangrove jacks and plenty more . Fish species will vary depending on areas fished, tides and weather.

All your fish may be kept within NT bag limits and will be gilled, gutted and frozen ready for you to take home. Airline approved fish carry boxes are available at $15 each .

Price includes all game rods and reels spooled with braided line, all fishing tackle, lures and bait. All meals, snacks & refreshments. Air conditioned bunk accommodation including linen. And most importantly friendly and experienced crew .

You need to bring a small bag with change of clothes, toiletries, towel & any medications needed. BYO alcohol. (no glass please)
 Fly Fishing,  Light tackle,  Liveaboard,  Long Range,  Popper/Lure fishing,  Trolling,  Wreck Fishing
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Mike Jones
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