How often have we experienced a great barra session and suddenly have barra go off the bite?

New ibstevaru0026ureferrerhhbeijs technology is revealing interesting info about fish behaviour and how we can use it to understand more about our underwater friends. JOHN SZYMANSKI reports. Every angler has a theory about how and when fish bite. the more bites we get, the happier we are, so naturally we develop theories to help us get more. Formulating useful theories depends […]

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Karumba Tides: I wonder if the once-a-day tides makes the fish all confused, and easier to catch?

Karumba yekbivaru0026ureferrertitkfjs Tides When you travel around the coastline of Northern Australia, you soon notice something odd about the tides. Over on the West coast of Western Australia near Derby, you get your standard two high tides and two low tides a day and the difference between high and low tide can be up to 12 metres. But travel East […]

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Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park is the closest to the boat ramp and the mouth of the Norman River

Karumba Point Sunset Caravan Park is the closest to the boat ramp and the mouth of the Norman River Well, Karumba Point actually. We had booked in the Sunset Caravan Park for a week. This park is the closest to the boat ramp and the mouth of the Norman River. Karumba Point is also the stretch of beach that can […]

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The fingermark (Lutjanus johnii) – also known as spotted-scale sea perch, chopper bream, red bream, Cape reddy and golden snapper

The eryeevaru0026ureferrerznsnfjs wet is all but gone. The water is clear on the doubles. Lots of pelagic activity as the bait gathers up on the inshore sandbanks and gutters. It’s fingermark time. Meet Johnii – A Fish of Many Names The fingermark Lutjanus johnii – also known as spottedscale sea perch, chopper bream, red bream, Cape reddy and golden snapper […]

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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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