Northern Territory Fishing - Australia

Northern Territory

The Territory's best-known fish is the barramundi; an aggressive predatory fish noted for its strong runs and spectacular jumps.
The Top End is also home to an array of other great sport and reef fish, including giant trevally, queenfish, spanish mackerel, cobia, black jewfish, golden snapper, red emperor and coral trout.
There are many different hot spot destinations throughout the Territory’s Top End that offer great fishing, all set in picturesque natural landscapes.
Huge tidal rivers, scenic inland billabongs, world-class fishing - every type of angler and every type of fishing experience is catered for in the Northern Territory.
Credit: information courtesy of Tourism NT.


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East Arnhem Land

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Fish for the king of fish, barramundi, in Darwin NT.

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Groote Eylandt

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