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Only 1 month left to land the millon dollar fish

There is only 1 month left to book that last-minute flight to the NT if you're keen to try your hand at catching the Million Dollar Fish. Season Two of the Million Dollar Fish competition closes on 28 February. That means there’s still 4 weeks left to hook a winning barra. It’s a great excuse [...]

Hazelwood Pondage: Community Fishing Weekend

Anthony Forster with a Victorian Hazelwood Pondage Barra. A community fishing weekend will be held at Hazelwood Pondage on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 February, 2017. Permits to fish from boats at Hazelwood will not be required that weekend, nor beyond 1 March 2017, which will simplify access and provide more people with [...]

Million Dollar Fish Update: First $10,000 fish of 2017

Benjamin Kaart with his prize-tagged barra The first barramundi for 2017 has been caught in the NT Government’s Season 2 Million Dollar Fish competition, in Darwin River. The 55 centimetre fish is the seventh prize-tagged barramundi worth $10,000 which was hooked by Palmerston resident Benjamin Kaart last night. “Congratulations to Benjamin on this [...]

Warren Carter wins 2016 Mercury Cup

Mercury cup winner Warren Carter Tournament veteran Warren Carter has beaten the best bream fishers in Australia to win the 2016 Mercury Cup and collect a cheque for $1,000. “I came second last year so it’s definitely nice to go one better, and it was a surprise because it was so close,” Warren [...]

AFN Bi-Weekly report 12/12/16

Bill McGuire with two of the three bream he managed in our bag of five while fishing in the WSBB Skins event in Botany Bay and the Georges River. By Gary Brown. I fished the Western Sydney Bream & Bass Skins event on Sunday in Botany Bay and the Georges River. There were [...]

AFN Bi-Weekly report 28/11/16

Joe Crust with his 48cm bass caught on a spinnerbait in half a metre of water By Gary Brown. Over the past couple of weeks, I have had a number of reports come in from a number of readers of my columns about what they have caught lately. Peter Shaw of Caringbah managed [...]

AFN Bi-Weekly report 14/11/16

A nice tailor caught while fishing in the Port Hacking River on a ZMan 3 inch MinnowZ by Andrew Humphries. By Gary Brown. November is a great month to get out on the water. The days have grown longer and most of the mornings are not as chilly. This extra daylight will give [...]

Burrinjuck Fishing and Lake Report for the 9th November 2016

  Some of the entrants from the Canberra Fishing Club, Burrinjuck Convention Burrinjuck Fishing & Lake Report:  09/11/16                                 Current discharge: 3570 ML per day. Water level 08/11/16:  96.4 % Current inflow: 2300 ML per day. Water level 26/10/16:  98.9 % Water visibility:  100 cm Forecast Weather: Temps are finally starting to resemble [...]

AFN Bi-Weekly report 17/10/16

Ross Clarke from the Sutherland Shire area managed a nice flathead while working soft plastics in the Port Hacking River. By Gary Brown. Over the next couple of weeks you will find that the dusky flathead numbers will start to increase slightly as the bigger females start to move about looking to start [...]

Million Dollar Fish: Two $10k barra hooked

Kelli Carroll and her lucky $10,000 catch in the Million Dollar Fish competition. Two lucky Top End residents have each reeled in a $10,000 prize-tagged barramundi, just four days into Tourism NT’s iconic five-month Million Dollar Fish campaign, Season Two. Kicking off with a splash, the competition has seen NT residents Kelli Carroll [...]