Tag Archives: Barra Fishing Tips

Ryan Moody has caught over 2000 massive metre plus barra and provides a ton of tips on his blog to help anglers land a massive metre plus saltwater barra for themselves. And for those that don’t have the time to work it out for themselves, he reveals it all in his online course Barra Basics. Click the link above for details.

Land based metre plus barra

Land based casting for big barra.

Many years ago I was fortunate enough to stumble across a successful method of targeting big saltwater barramundi while land based lure casting. Way back then we used to get a lot of fish in the 90cm bracket using this method but did manage 5 over a metre. For the last 18 years or so…

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Leader size for big barra

Leader size for Big Barra

They say size doesn’t matter but in today’s video on leader size I am going to tell you otherwise – because landing big barramundi consistently takes a little bit of luck and a whole lot of prior preparation. Too often I have people come on charter to catch that fish of a lifetime and their…

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Reel photograph

Guides and Line Rollers

People often ask me the secret to landing big barra on such a consistent basis. Certainly being on the water day in day out helps. But it truly is the little things that make ALL the difference. I do a lot of behind the scenes maintenance, but I also use really simple practices that you…

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Big fish don’t move!

Over my years on the water catching barra with my fishing charters, I have noticed a distinct pattern with re-captured fish. In the earlier days when I didn’t have grey hair, we caught many smaller barra as part of tagging programs. With these smaller barra, I noticed that many of them were tagged between 100…

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Brilliant tip for easy fish filleting!

With barra season upon us, now might be the time to revisit a fish filleting video we made at Easter last year. This simple trick will make fish filleting a whole lot easier! It also ensures you get the maximum amount of flesh off the bones and onto the fillet. The trick is to start…

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Ryan looking at sounder

Ryan’s secret when using a sounder to find fish.

I this blog I demonstrate Ryan’s little secret when using a sounder to find fish. Because sounder skills are the secret to Ryan’s extraordinary success with trophy fish! Actually I (his wife) am totally taking the piss at his annoying habit of stopping the boat and spinning around 50 times every time we are trying…

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Hinchinbrook Fishing: How to catch a 125cm barra!

A 125cm barramundi is a trophy fish and a fish of lifetime. Graham Phillips is the angler and James Pascoe the rather excited fellow in the background. Twas a day of horrible weather, the barometer not much chop and my confidence a little low – so much so that I almost cancelled at the boatramp! Lucky I…

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