Category Archives: Barramundi Fishing

The NT’s Million Dollar Fish Season 5 – the tally so far

This post will be updated with consecutive captures of fish in the NT’s Million Dollar Fish Season 3, so that it displays an uninterrupted timeline of events.

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Heat versus gill nets

There has been much talk about poor catches on the Daly River this year, following a disastrous wet season. Before blaming gill nets, fishermen should first look at catch trends from the Barra Nationals and Barramundi Classic competitions (shown above). … Continue reading

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Adelaide River creeks fire up

Had a good session on the Adelaide River today. Fished all the way from “Black Jungle Creek” downstream up as far as Beatrice Creek. A lot of travelling. Black Jungle was pumping fresh but had no mullet. There were big … Continue reading

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Beatrice Creek, Adelaide River, NT

Fished Beatrice Creek this morning, the neap tides are really getting the creek pumping now. Small tides seem to move a lot of water on the upper Adelaide. There is bait gathering, including tarpon, gars, mullet and rainbows, and this … Continue reading

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Adelaide River run-off 2011

The Adelaide River is slowly improving after Cyclone Carlos, it’s almost crackalackin’ but not quite … just waiting for the yellow-tailed salties to move up the river now. Here’s a few pix. I hope to fish a lot more this … Continue reading

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Quick Session at Sadgroves

Hit Sadgroves Creek this arvo at a spot two minutes from my house. Incoming tide saw masses of bait coming down the flat, with queenfish and barra smashing them. Caught about a dozen barra and kept the legal five. Biggest … Continue reading

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Cape Hotham Again

Fished Cape Hotham yesterday afternoon for the last of the runout on the same tide when I did well two weeks ago. I have never seen so much bait. There were masses of mullet of every size right up to … Continue reading

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Cape Hotham Circuit

Hit Cape Hotham again, this time with BarraBeast. Plan was to explore and fish. We went right around the top and down to the creeks opposite the island. Was surprised that the push-in tide was easily an hour or more … Continue reading

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Hotham and Tommycut

I have just spent two days exploring the mouth of the Adelaide River and Cape Hotham from Saltwater Arm and Chambers Bay and Point Stuart out of Shady Camp. The plan for day one was to go right around Cape … Continue reading

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