Tag Archives: Catching BIG Barramundi

Garmin CHIRP sonar technology

How does CHIRP sonar technology work?

As some of you may know, I recently switched to Garmin sonar electronics for my barra boat, one of the main reasons being I wanted to run CHIRP sonar technology and Garmin are leaders in the field. Other manufacturers are also taking advantage of CHIRP and I have no doubt they will be good products…

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Old Dog barra lures

In search of the perfect barra lure.

Is there such a thing as the perfect barra lure? My old mate Dave Killalea likes to think so, and he should know having founded one of the most successful barra lure manufacturing mobs in Australia “Killalure”. But what many people may not know is that Dave sold the company several years ago and had…

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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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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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Barra Fishing Tips: 3 key elements you MUST get right to catch barramundi

There are three key elements you must get right to catch more barramundi. Working it out however is not that easy! Let me explain. In my first year of uni I struck up friendship with my university lecturer Dr. Catherine Pickering. A botanist. I started working for her as a research assistant on alpine plants,…

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How to become a fish whisperer.

Barra Fishing Tips: How To Become A Fish Whisperer.

Have you heard the saying 20% of fishers catch 80% of the fish? I have and while I’m not sure on the exact stats (there probably aren’t any), I know from fishing for years that it certainly seems true. There are always a couple of guys on facebook, or in the local tackle shop competition,…

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rigging live mullet

Barra Fishing Tips; Rigging live mullet

When rigging live mullet it seems the most common way is to pin it through the back. In my experience, rigging live mullet by pinning them in the middle of the back tends to drown the bait as they spin in the current. I rig my livies differently depending on size and species, and in…

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Winter Barra Bait

Barra Fishing Tips: Winter barra bait

People tell me it is hard to catch barra in winter, and sometimes that is true. They certainly behave differently in winter than summer, and it can be downright frustrating to sit on a big aggregation and not get a single bite, no matter WHAT you throw at them. You might have even seen the…

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