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CARPENTARIA BARRA AND SPORT FISHING CHARTERS will guide you to the best Barra fishing in the Gulf of Carpentaria with the chance of catching that fish of a lifetime

The Experience in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Come and experience a beautiful location and amazing barramundi & sport fishing in the Gulf of Carpentaria. For the inexperienced or experienced angler, this is the ultimate for anyone that loves fishing….

We have some time available in 2017, so please contact us via our contact page for more information on barramundi & sport fishing adventures in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Barra Season Closure in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Throughout the Queensland east coast, a closed season applies to barramundi from 1 November to midday 1 February. The Gulf of Carpentaria closed season for barramundi for 2017, is 7 October 2017 to midday 1 February 2018. It is prohibited to deliberately target barramundi for catch and release during these closed seasons, as the stress of capture may prevent a fish from spawning.

Any Barramundi caught while fishing during this time must be released as soon as possible

Fishing Packages for fishing the Gulf of Carpentaria

We offer a range of barramundi & sport fishing adventure options including:

·  Day trip and extended packages, barramundi fishing in the
Karumba/Normanton region of the Gulf of Carpentaria

·  Exclusive camping and fishing packages
to previously ‘inaccessible’ areas of the Gulf of Carpentaria

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Client Testimonial

As a beginner to barramundi fishing our charter with Carpentaria Barra Fishing was my 4th experience over the past 10years and first time in Karumba. Having only caught a few smaller barramundi in the past, I really needed Gavin’s expertise when I unexpectedly hooked a big one. Gavin knew it was a good size and yet calmly provided advice to me over the hour it took to bring this 143 cm barra in. Without his guidance and boat skills this story would have been about the “one that got away” ! I would recommend Carpentaria Barra fishing to anyone, not just for my fish but for a really enjoyable day out as Gavin goes above and beyond your expectations as an
excellent fishing charter operator. A truly memorable “1.43 metre day” and experience. – Christine Kiehne, 19/05/2014

Experience incredible fishing with one of the finest fishing guides in the North.
Carpentaria Barra’s owner and lead guide Gavin “Groover” New has been involved in fishing all his life.