Tag Archives: Barra Fishing Charters

Dundee Beach NT sunset

Exploring Dundee Beach NT

  Early in 2018 we purchased a pre-loved Bonito 5.6m vessel from a lad in Darwin. It was the perfect excuse to travel to the NT, pick up the boat, and have a short holiday exploring Dundee Beach NT. As luck would have it, the exact travel dates co-incided with a vacancy at the “Sholly…

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How to set up your boat for barramundi fishing

How to set up your boat for barra fishing

Well it’s the end of an era with my retirement from charters and a new beginning with our Fish Smarter online fishing courses. Rather than bake in the hot sun, now I mentor my students from the comfort of my airconditioned office or from a lap top in our cabin aboard Mood Swings. But before…

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Big Barramundi series 16

Is it the scenery or the mecca for barramundi fishing charters that makes Hinchinbrook the most awesome place to visit? Apart from being a bucket list destination for saltwater barra anglers wanting to do Barramundi fishing charters, it’s also an area that families can undertake an amazing variety of adventure activities. If you’re into bush-walking…

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Barramundi fishing in Queensland

Epic big barramundi fishing video #15

  Well we finally got around to compiling our latest fishing action footage to create our newest EPIC big barramundi fishing video #15. No further explanation is necessary really… Except to say it contains epic big barra fishing video action, massive fish jumps and head shakes, spectacular scenery and of course many mighty metre plus…

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Setting your drag correctly using scales results in more fish caught and in the boat

Set your drag correctly and catch bigger fish

One of the biggest differences between anglers that consistently catch big fish and anglers that don’t is preparation, preparation, preparation. Setting your drag correctly is often overlooked, yet it is one of the primary reasons people lose big fish. A good rule of thumb is to set your drag at under one third the breaking…

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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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Barra fishing charter destinations

Why Hinchinbrook Island is the perfect destination for barra fishing charters

Many people agree that Hinchinbrook is the perfect destination for Barramundi fishing charters. And being one of the guides that operate here, I’m certainly not going to argue! I have been running barra fishing charters for nearly 3 decades with many of those years in the Townsville to Burdekin region and I moved up to…

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