Category Archives: Barra Fishing Tips

Metre plus barramundi caught on a twitch bait

Twitch bait lures for impoundment barramundi

Those familiar with our fishing blog will know that Ryan pretty much exclusively fishes for saltwater barramundi. So we commissioned one of our Barra Basics students and ardent freshwater barra angler Nick Philippa to write a few words about the success he’s had with twitch baits on impoundment barra. Incidentally, soon after Nick went to…

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Techniques fishing with Keitech soft plastics and swimbaits

Techniques for fishing soft plastic lures and swim baits

Fishing with soft plastic lures enables anglers to target numerous Australian fish species from freshwater sooty grunter and jungle perch to the mighty saltwater barramundi. Soft plastics and swim baits can be retrieved in a variety of ways and flutter in the water column attracting fish. Weight can also be varied making them flexible for…

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Ryan Moody catches 2000 barra over one metre

2000th metre plus barramundi

We finally did it! After months of sitting on 1999 and catching a score of 90-99 cm fish, Ryan finally caught his 2000th metre plus barramundi after a 30 year career in fishing charters. Even more exciting, we made the nightly news AND got a write up in the paper. To celebrate we made a…

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Catching big barramundi in Queensland

Catching big barramundi in Queensland

Ryan Moody has been catching big barramundi in Queensland for over 30 years and has caught over 2000 saltwater barra longer than metre! That’s well over 2 kilometres of metre plus fish, considering some are well over a metre as this next video shows. And yes, in accordance with the law of diminishing returns, the…

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Big barramundi jumping

Catching Big Barramundi #13

Catching our 2000th big metre plus barramundi is becoming a bit like climbing Everest haha. The steepest part is at the TOP! Still we have been steadily plugging away with some great big barra captures over the last few months. While some people insist on travelling all the way to the Territory, it’s really not…

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Massive barramundi caught at hinchinbrook

Catching Big Barramundi video#12

Not many people know as much about catching big barramundi as Ryan Moody. To date we have only 1 metre plus fish to go before cracking 2000 barra over a metre for clients. Last year was a bit slow due to the lack of wet seasons for the last several years, but we still managed…

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Ryan Moody Catching Big Barramundi video series #11

Every now and again we put together a series of catching barramundi action from the previous few months on fishing charter with Ryan Moody – as we edge ever closer to the 2000 barra over a metre mark. This installment is Big Barra 11 and we hope you like it. We think it is our…

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Big Barra 10

Barra season 2015 is now OPEN and we are celebrating with our new video Big Barra 10. Now the astute among you may notice that unlike the previous Big barra videos 1-9, we have some guest appearances from non-barra namely some big threddys and GT’s – just to spice it up. Hope you enjoy. This…

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Big Barramundi Fishing

Catch Barramundi with Big Barra 9

If you are yet to experience the thrill of catching a metre plus barra, you will come pretty close to it in this video. Big Barra 9 is latest installment of the Big Barra series so crank up the volume (if you like Dubstep) and ENJOY!! Featured are some of the barra caught by Hooked…

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Barra Fishing Tips: How Top Fishers Make Their Own Luck.

You want to catch more fish and you know that being in the right Territory with the right Techniques at the right Time is the way to do it. And even though my last post advised that you need to find where the fish aggregate and hold, here’s the truth. In the past when fish…

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