The Northern Territory has many world- class natural fishing ground, there are numerous artificial fishing grounds. Abundance of wetland plants, wide tidal rivers, mangrove -lined estuaries, islands and hundreds of miles, never damaged coastline, these are a paradise for fishing enthusiasts longing.
From north to south , all the way to enjoy the joy of fishing
The Northern Territory’s tropical capital city Darwin, surrounded by the sea: the West is ambitious Darwin Harbour. North of the Timor Sea to the east is the clear, shallow bay beach. No matter which direction, there are always a leeward fishing locations. There are countless anglers who will take the vessel towards the sea.
In dry season, when many fishing enthusiasts from around the world rushed to Darwin to participate in fishing competitions, groups of Spanish mackerel and long tail tuna in the blue waters of the shuttle, is the best c for fishing. In the relative calm of October to December, swordfish and marlin are a good c; while in the Northern Territory suffered welcome reef fish, such as black and gold snapper fishing can fill the whole year.
Depart from Darwin, along the Stuart and Arnhem highway speed is 70 kilometers east of the Adelaide River. Will often see a vehicle on the road the car dragged behind a boat, it is surely going fishing people. Adelaide River mouth areas, often have a huge volume of barramundi haunt, especially in the wet season. In addition to lung fish, mud crab meat fat people are often the target.
About two hours drive from Darwin, Mary River wetlands, is both a good place for fishing, but also regarded as close to nature is a good choice. Midnight the night to join an Aboriginal guide to follow a thrilling night, in addition to a good booty in the bag, there are hundreds of species of wild animals, plants can be uniquely close, the booming northern tropical daylight.
Farther south line, is a tropical desert meets Catherine regions. Legend of the Daly River (Daly River) is the most commonly harvested giant Northern Territory Barramundi region. Covered on both sides of the long river monsoon rainforest, tall Melaleuca species. These lush vegetation of lungfish provides good natural habitat. In addition, the Daly River prohibits commercial fishing practices, is reserved exclusively for anglers fishing area. However, the annual October 1 to January 31 of the low tide period, the waters prohibit all recreational fishing activities.
Quarter quarter harvest, never fall
The waters around the Northern Territory provide year-round fishing opportunities, but in different seasons in different regions have different target species. We generally do not like the division four seasons, the Northern Territory has their unique distribution of fishing seasons: the wet season, overflow season, dry season and accumulation season. Arrangements in accordance with the experience of the locals fishing trip, make sure you catch the fish quarter after quarter, and never in vain.
The northern part of the New Year is often accompanied by monsoon rains , bringing a vibrant scene . This is why the January to mid-March. This time was known as the ” wet season.” Abundant rainfall during this time, the rain the main river channel and communicating with dead, dead fish is in the river you can swim to the main river to go foraging.
In the wet season, the place Barramundi fishing is covered with mangrove creeks and estuaries, such as Darwin Harbour. Wet season fishing is entirely dependent on the weather conditions, but in the monsoon when intermittent, or has the opportunity to capture the offshore reef fish such as golden snapper, black big grouper, snapper, cod, salmon and red coral emperor fish.
The annual March and April, the monsoon rain dissipated relief , rivers began to recover its original shape, the overflow from the flood plain of the river into the sea. Then just keep rivers and estuaries , you can harvest a big : With the water level drops , the fish are from the original habitat gradually migrate to the sea water level stable ; aquatic river from the plains to the sea is also the process of being brought away from the flood plains to the mouth of the position , and to those that feed on aquatic organisms are also a large number of fish in the main channel of the estuary . So every year in March and April, there will be a large number of fishing enthusiasts come to race on.
This is a good fishing season. Whether offshore reef fish or sail the ocean, will have a good harvest, but there has species will let you surprise. The water is clear coastal mangroves and estuaries are still barramundi main habitat.
In the dry season, the Northern Territory Fisheries Research Institute will be in the Mary River wetlands for barramundi were detected, the number of fish and assess lung health, in order to ensure sustainable development of fisheries resources in the Northern Territory.
From October to December is a prelude to the next round of the monsoon season. Rainfall is the accumulation, the temperature slowly rising. A few months later, he came to the accumulation of the Northern Territory’s best fishing, the most popular barramundi fishing in increasing clouds and rain in the beginning, especially in saltwater estuaries and freshwater low water level segment.
Barramundi breeding season begins around October each year, larger fish breeding females from the lungs and the relatively small volume of adult males gather lungfish spawning and foraging in the estuary. Although it is a great time fishing, but in order to maintain the continuation of the lung fish breeding, anglers will release breeding female lungfish carefully.