Barra fishing in Darwin heats up as the wet season comes to a close the humidity drops and cool breezes start tickling the coast line of the top end. At this prime time of the year there is no better place to be than aboard an extended fishing charter with Watty and Barefoot Fishing Safaris. Big numbers of big Barra and all other top end species. This is peak season and peak fishing.
As the massive floodplains of the Mary, Daly, Finnis, South and East Alligator rivers start to subside, millions of bait fish and other barra treats have nowhere else to go but downstream.
This creates a barra fishing heaven as big hungry barra gather to gorge themselves on the tasty tucker flowing off the floodplains.
With your rod in hand atop the large casting deck of Barefoot II you just need to add your lure or fly to the water for the chance to snag a majestic barramundi!
Cricket-score catches can happen at this time of the year as well as providing the ideal conditions to chase the heart-thumping arm-pumping 100cm-plus barra we call meterys – the holy grail for every barra fisho.
Along with the best barra fishing the Territory has to offer Watty also has a few sneaky spots to find a tasty mud crab, snapper or jewfish for a change of pace and something different on the table.
Any fish you would like to take home to share with family and friends will be professionally filleted and vacuum-sealed, then packed in airline approved boxes for easy transport interstate.
Fishing locations change according to the best tides and conditions but all packages include meals and accommodation while on tour. Barefoot provides soft drinks, ice water and meals during each day of fishing and air-conditioned rooms for a well-earned rest after each day of piscatorial battle.
Without a doubt this is one of the best times of year for Run off Barra Fishing Darwin and the NT.