Darwin Harbour help please!

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Elks2403
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Darwin Harbour help please!

Post by Elks2403 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:45 am

Hi all,

I'm still trying to suss out the harbour (which I'm told can take a bit of work). I'm hoping to head out on the Sunday and not sure the tides are great given that I've been told much of the harbour fishes best with a low under 2m.

Are there any tips for what locations/areas I should be looking for when it's a low of around 2.8?

No risk of me pillaging some good spots as I'm still a novice, but would love the help to start getting some barra in the boat!

Cheers,
Elks



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Re: Darwin Harbour help please!

Post by steve29 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:39 am

Have a look through some old posts you will find that there are lots of tips from everyone here that will point you in the right direction and also have a good read through the fff book that will become your best friend and has heaps of info in it that's how I learnt alot about up here and also the blokes on here are bl..dy awesome but definitely read the book cheers 8)

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Re: Darwin Harbour help please!

Post by tristan.sloan » Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:22 am

Fish the flats on low tides above 2M and the drains once it starts to drop below 2m. I find the drains work best once the low tides drop below 1.6M

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Re: Darwin Harbour help please!

Post by Elks2403 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:19 pm

Ok thanks Tristan. So should I be fishing around the low on these kind of days on the flats? Or am I likely to be left high and dry?

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Re: Darwin Harbour help please!

Post by camfisho97 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:18 pm

Just keep an eye on the depth with the finder and the creek mouths. Sat in one creek a few weeks ago until 1m with a 6m boat. Slow and steady
5.2m Formosa, 115hp Yami. Towed by a trusty Landcruiser 79series!

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