Fishing tips and advice


Keeping the following points in mind will ensure you have a safe and enjoyable fishing trip.

• Ensure your boat is sea worthy and service the motor regularly
• Seek local information if fishing in unfamiliar waters
• Ensure you have adequate fresh fuel
• Carry tools and spare parts
• Keep bilges clean; ensure no build-up of fuel/fumes
• Ensure all crew are briefed in the use of safety equipment and make sure it is in working order and easily accessible
• Children and poor swimmers should wear life jackets at all times
• Tell someone where you are going and your estimated time of return. Also let the same person know that you have returned
• Never fish alone
• Don’t fish in white-water wash zone around rocks and reefs • Regularly check weather reports
• If the weather looks threatening, head for home

Family-Owned Fishing Charter

Going on fishing tours with a reliable and experienced charter will ensure most of these safety points are taken care of and you don’t have to worry about them. Darwin Reef ‘n’ Wrecks are a family-owned Darwin fishing charter company located in the top end of Australia. On their Top End fishing charters, you can do Barramundi fishing, deep sea fishing or reef fishing. Fish the Darwin Harbour or the outer reefs up to 100m offshore with Darwin Reef ‘n’ Wrecks fishing charters. They have many years of fishing experience in the tropical waters of the Northern Territory coastline and they offer barramundi fishing trips to remember. Their speciality is giving you the ultimate fishing charter available in the magnificent tropical Top End waters of Australia.

Whether your goal is to land a barramundi or a premier light tackle sport fish or a prime-eating reef dweller, Darwin Reef ‘n’ Wrecks cover the lot. From fishing as an individual or family to a conference group, party or corporate, Darwin Reef ‘n’ Wrecks can cater to all your needs. Their wide variety of fishing experiences caters to all levels. This family-owned company prides themselves on providing a fishing experience never to be forgotten and an exceptional opportunity to make the catch of a lifetime. To know more about Darwin Reef ‘n’ Wrecks and to book a fishing trip of a lifetime, drop by at their website at

Tim Barrels is an adventure enthusiast and traveller. He loves the sea and he definitely loves to fish. His second passion; writing; helps him share his experiences with the rest of the world.

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