Category Archives: King Threadfin

Fishing the Fitzroy for barramundi

Fishing the Fitzroy for Barramundi

Fishing the Fitzroy net free zones for Barramundi and King Threadfin is certainly a ton of fun! The addition of a net free zone in Rockhampton has protected fish stocks from netting and created a recreational anglers paradise. They are dubbing it the Barra Capital of Australia! We headed down to Rocky intending on Fishing…

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King Threadfin

Smashed by King Threadfin in Rockhampton

King Threadfin are one of the most underrated sportsfish in my opinion. They grow big and have a powerful thrusting tail that rips line off your reel in a screaming frenzy. King Threadfin are unpredictable fighters. They duck and weave and can also jump on occasion. I recall late in my charter career on a…

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Techniques to catch King Threadfin

Techniques to Catch King Threadfin

King Threadfin Salmon is the larger of the 2 Threadfin Salmon varieties found in tropical and Sub tropical Australian waters. They are a much sought after sportsfish by anglers especially those who have mastered the art of catching barra. If you want to move on to the next challenge, King Threadfin are the fo. King…

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How to fillet King threadfin

How to fillet fish | King Threadfin Salmon

After barra, King Threadfin Salmon Polydactylus sheridani¬†are perhaps the most highly prized tropical estuarine sportsfish in Australia. Anglers having accomplished a metre plus barra, often turn their attention to a metre plus threadfin as they pull like schoolboys and are surprisingly hard to catch until you work them out. They are also FUN! Threadfin are…

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Catching barra on balista lures flashng LED technology

How to catch barra and threadfin using Balista LED lure technology

Lures generally catch more fishermen than fish, and to be honest, barra are not that fussy. And I don’t normally go for gimmicky stuff, preferring to use my tried and proven techniques and equipment because I know it works so well. But as you can imagine, I get sent plenty of equipment to try, especially…

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King threadfin

Catching Big threadfin.

In this clip, our protaganist Sharkey is having loads of trouble catching a metre plus Big threadfin. An accomplished fisherman, Sharkey has caught just about every fish imaginable, yet a big thready alludes him. He has been sharked, he has had the hooks pulled. Big Threadfin certainly give you curry!   OK, without further ado,…

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