The Barramundi is without a doubt the most iconic sportfish of our nation and its not hard to see why

(Lates calcarifer) Commonly referred to as Barra! The Barramundi is without a doubt the most iconic sportfish of our nation and its not hard to see why, they can be encountered in most northern estuary systems both fresh and salt, they can grow to around 180cm in length and over 60kg in weight, they leap from the water shaking their […]

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Karumba – a really interesting and strangely beautiful place

The current population is approximately 600. In years past the population was higher and the town was bustling with activity. Karumba used to be home base for roughly 200 prawn trawlers that worked the gulf for the banana, tiger and endeavor prawns. The current fleet is a mere 49 boats. The industry was rationalized to make sure it was sustainable […]

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Many people know that live prawns are a great bait for barra, but here is a great tip on how to present them in the best possible way.

Barra nyytfvaru0026ureferrerfhaykjs Fishing Tips. Many people know that live prawns are a great bait for barra, but here is a great tip on how to present them in the best possible way. If you pin them through the midsection they can’t do what prawns do best… flick, flick, flick! And a flicking prawn is irresistible to most barra. Especially when […]

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What a Load of Christmas Croc.. 2016, The Year it was

What a Load of Christmas Croc.. 2016, The Year it was Well here we are at the end of 2016 and what a year it was. The year started off with not much of a wet season but it didn’t stop the faithful coming north to enjoy what Karumba has to offer. We put a new broom through the park […]

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Recreational fishing for Barramundi is the main activity here and the small town is flooded with tourists

Karumba is located on the Gulf of Carpentaria 536km east of the Northern Territory border and finds the Gulf Track complete. Recreational fishing for Barramundi is the main activity here and the small town is flooded with tourists through out the year. Due to the significant number of fishermen visiting the area and catching Barramundi a government funded barramundi hatchery […]

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Come and experience a beautiful location and amazing barramundi & sport fishing in the Gulf of Carpentaria. For the inexperienced or experienced angler, this is the ultimate for anyone that loves fishing

For the inexperienced or experienced angler, this is the ultimate for anyone that loves fishing. Karumba is located in the Gulf of Carpentaria in Queensland, Australia. Situated on the mouth of the Norman River, the charming port town of Karumba is already well known as a recreational fishing mecca and birdwatchers paradise. Whilst Karumba is fast becoming a must do […]

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Fishing Reel Reviews And Helpful Tips

For etzbzvaru0026ureferrerdynhfjs the most part the choice of fishing reel type is a personal one based on sketchy information given by people online often with questionable practical knowledge of the product they are recommending or berating. Reel recommendations are often made based on bias, hunches, guesses, what the neighbors cousin uses, and a bunch of other not so helpful bits […]

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The tiny fishing village is situated on the mouth of the Norman river, 72km North West of Normanton

Karumba nkyhkvaru0026ureferrernezdijs Point, 72 km north of Normanton in the Gulf of Carpentaria, is the only beach in the Central Savannah accessible by sealed road and is wellknown for fishing all year round. Population of around 600 to 700 permanent residents and several thousand visitors throughout the year. The tiny fishing village is situated on the mouth of the Norman […]

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Fingermark are fairly iconic to North West Queensland · Gulf of Carpentaria and they are aggressive, hard-hitting and hard-fighting fish

Fingermark are daktsvaru0026ureferrerddetzjs fairly iconic to North West Queensland · Gulf of Carpentaria and they are aggressive, hardhitting and hardfighting fish. But they are also very good table fish, which makes them a popular target.  Unfortunately, fingermark grow very slowly and are several years old by the time they reach legal size at 35cm. We hook a few as bycatch when […]

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Fish species in the Gulf of Carpentaria – Karumba & Normanton

Fish izashvaru0026ureferrertzysajs species in the Gulf of Carpentaria – Karumba & Normanton areas Barramundi The Lates calcarifer, better known as the Barramundi is one of Australia’s most splendid sportfish. A striking silver, large scaled and predatory fish, the barramundi can grow to huge sizes, with specimens recorded over 45kg and up to 150cm 1.5 metre in length. A common saying […]

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