Meetings and Events

Upcoming events

    • 23/02/2019
    • 15:00 - 20:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club
    Register

    The Darwin Flyrodders Annual General Meeting is open to all members of the Club. Attending the AGM provides an opportunity to learn about your club's performance over the past year, to elect a new Committee and set directions for the coming year. The Minutes of past AGM is included in the DFR Annual Report.

    All Committee positions are open to nominations.

    If you are interested in the running of DFR, or you would like more information on becoming a Committee member, please contact a current committee member.

    All members are encouraged to attend.

    Catering will be snacks and the PGFC will be open for meals at 6:30pm.

    • 27/03/2019
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
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    Darwin Flyrodders is holding our General meeting this month.

    This is the regular opportunity for members, friends and guests to get together socially and discuss fly fishing in a comfortable atmosphere.

    Beginners and interested people most welcome to attend.

    BBQ dinner at 6.30pm before commencing at 7:00pm. 

    Cost: Gold coin donation for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 24/04/2019
    • 18:30 - 21:30
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club
    Register

    Brush up on the basics or learn some new techniques. We’ll have limited fly tying equipment available for guests who’d like to give it a go.

    Bring along your own equipment and take the opportunity to stock up your tackle box!

    DFR members will be around to show you the basics and provide support throughout the night. Just ask our friendly members if you’d like some tuition.

    Cost: Gold coin donation for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 03/05/2019
    • 20:00
    • 05/05/2019
    • 16:00
    • Corroboree Park Tavern, Arnhem Highway, Marrakai

    Each year the Darwin Flyrodders hosts the Territory Freshwater Open using the iconic Corroboree Billabong which has over 50 kilometers of navigable waters.

    The premier species targeted are Barramundi and Saratoga, with others such as Tarpon, Sleepy Cod, Longtoms, Catfish also eligible for points for length. The premier species earn double points.

    Our base for the Competition is the Corroboree Park Tavern on the Arnhem Highway which is only a 15 minute drive to the launching ramp.

    Meals, evening entertainment and presentations are provided by the Club, as well as great prizes and a competition shirt.

    A bacon egg roll and coffee on are available each morning with dinner on Saturday night supplied. Lunch packs can be organised for competitors but must be done the night before.

    Accommodation available are the nurses quarters, demountables or camping when arrive, camping is free for competitors. To ensure your accommodation if you want an air-conditioned room or demountable please contact Corroboree Park Tavern on 08 8978 8920 and let them know you are fishing the Comp.

    ENTRY FEES

    Teams of Two Anglers

    • $200 per angler   Early Bird Special    Prices valid until 1 April 
    • $220 per angler   Angler Entry              Prices valid on or after 1 April

    Refund Policy

    The angler is entitled to a full refund of fees paid, less $20 administration fee.

    An application for a refund must be submitted in writing to the Darwin Flyfishing Club Inc. no later than 5.00pm five (5) days prior to the commencement of the event to be eligible for a refund of any nature.

    Refund applications received after this time will be denied.

    The angler accepts that should any fees arise by their financial institution as a result of a dishonoured payment on a cheque or credit card debit, the angler will be responsible for any such fees and will be ineligible to participate until such time as those fees are paid.

    Rules

    The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) Leader Regulations for Territory Freshwater Fly Fishing Open.

    READ THE RULES

    • 29/05/2019
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
    Register

    Darwin Flyrodders is holding our General meeting this month.

    This is the regular opportunity for members, friends and guests to get together socially and discuss fly fishing in a comfortable atmosphere.

    Beginners and interested people most welcome to attend.

    BBQ dinner at 6.30pm before commencing at 7:00pm. 

    Cost: Gold coin donation for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 26/06/2019
    • 18:30 - 21:30
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club
    Register

    Brush up on the basics or learn some new techniques. We’ll have limited fly tying equipment available for guests who’d like to give it a go.

    Bring along your own equipment and take the opportunity to stock up your tackle box!

    DFR members will be around to show you the basics and provide support throughout the night. Just ask our friendly members if you’d like some tuition.

    Cost: Gold coin donation for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 31/07/2019
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
    Register

    Darwin Flyrodders is holding our General meeting this month.

    This is the regular opportunity for members, friends and guests to get together socially and discuss fly fishing in a comfortable atmosphere.

    Beginners and interested people most welcome to attend.

    BBQ dinner at 6.30pm before commencing at 7:00pm. 

    Cost: Gold coin donation for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 28/08/2019
    • 18:30 - 21:30
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club
    Register

    Brush up on the basics or learn some new techniques. We’ll have limited fly tying equipment available for guests who’d like to give it a go.

    Bring along your own equipment and take the opportunity to stock up your tackle box!

    DFR members will be around to show you the basics and provide support throughout the night. Just ask our friendly members if you’d like some tuition.

    Cost: Gold coin donation for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 06/09/2019
    • 20:00
    • 09/09/2019
    • 16:00
    • Sandpalms Tropical Motel, Fog Bay Road, Dundee Forest (Bynoe Harbour)

    This fun and challenging fly fishing contest is held in the fish rich waters of Bynoe Harbour. This vast natural harbour, with its myriad of fishing options, is a fly fishing haven. There are ample mud flats that provide outstanding run-off sight fishing opportunities. The usual rocky outcrops, islands, creeks and tidal estuaries provide numerous surface and deep water fly fishing challenges.

    This catch and release tournament focuses on seven target species including Barramundi, Salmon, Tarpon, Queenfish, Trevally, Mackerel and Snapper. The Challenge is to land all of the 7 species in one day.

    Meals, evening entertainment and presentations are provided by the Club, as well as great prizes and a competition shirt.

    A bacon egg roll and coffee on are available each morning with dinner on Saturday night supplied. Lunch packs can be organised for competitors but must be done the night before.

    To ensure your accommodation is secured, please contact Sandpalms Tropical Motel on 08 8978 2822 and let them know you are fishing the Comp.


    ENTRY FEES

    Teams of Two Anglers

    • $TBC per angler   Early Bird Special    Prices valid until 11 August 2019
    • $TBC per angler   Angler Entry              Prices valid on or after 11 August 2019

    Refund Policy

    The angler is entitled to a full refund of fees paid, less $20 administration fee.

    An application for a refund must be submitted in writing to the Darwin Flyfishing Club Inc. no later than 5.00pm five (5) days prior to the commencement of the event to be eligible for a refund of any nature.

    Refund applications received after this time will be denied.

    The angler accepts that should any fees arise by their financial institution as a result of a dishonoured payment on a cheque or credit card debit, the angler will be responsible for any such fees and will be ineligible to participate until such time as those fees are paid.

    Rules

    The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) Leader Regulations for Territory Fly Fishing Saltwater Challenge.

    READ THE RULES


    • 25/09/2019
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
    Register

    Darwin Flyrodders is holding our General meeting this month.

    This is the regular opportunity for members, friends and guests to get together socially and discuss fly fishing in a comfortable atmosphere.

    Beginners and interested people most welcome to attend.

    BBQ dinner at 6.30pm before commencing at 7:00pm. 

    Cost: Gold coin donation for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 30/10/2019
    • 18:30 - 21:30
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club
    Register

    Brush up on the basics or learn some new techniques. We’ll have limited fly tying equipment available for guests who’d like to give it a go.

    Bring along your own equipment and take the opportunity to stock up your tackle box!

    DFR members will be around to show you the basics and provide support throughout the night. Just ask our friendly members if you’d like some tuition.

    Cost: Gold coin donation for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

Mailing Address
PO Box 40023
CASUARINA NT 0811

Address
Palmerston Game Fishing Club
28 Catalina Road
Marlow Lagoon NT 0830