Meetings and Events

Upcoming events

    • 22/02/2020
    • 15:00 - 17:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club
    Register

    The Darwin Flyrodders Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 22nd February at 3pm, we encourage all members to join us. 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. 

    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 or email info@darwinflyrodders.org.au.

    During the proceedings we be announcing the 2019 Top Ten Champions and Champion Angler.

    Drinks can be purchased from the bar and snack will be supplied. The Palmerston Game Fishing Club will be open for meals from 6:30pm.

    We hope to see you there! 

    • 25/03/2020
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
    Register

    Members, friends and guests are invited to join Darwin Flyrodders for their General Meeting.

    We start the evening with a social BBQ dinner at 6.30pm, a great opportunity to catch up with friends old and new.

    The general meeting will commence at 7:00pm.

    Cost: $5 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.


    • 29/04/2020
    • 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: $5.00 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 01/05/2020
    • 20:00
    • 03/05/2020
    • 16:00
    • Corroboree Park Tavern, Arnhem Highway, Marrakai
    Register

    Each year the Darwin Flyrodders hosts the Territory Freshwater Flyfishing Open held on 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 is provided each morning along with dinner on Saturday night and finger food at the final presentation. Meals can be ordered at all other times. Fishing lunch packs can be organised for competitors but must be done the night before at the tavern.

    Accommodation available includes the nurses quarters, demountables or camping, which 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

    • $250 per angler   Early Bird Special    Prices valid until 1st April
    • $270 per angler   Angler Entry              Registrations Close 17th 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

    • 27/05/2020
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
    Register

    Members, friends and guests are invited to join Darwin Flyrodders for their General Meeting.

    We start the evening with a social BBQ dinner at 6.30pm, a great opportunity to catch up with friends old and new.

    The general meeting will commence at 7:00pm.

    Cost: $5 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.


    • 24/06/2020
    • 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: $5.00 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 29/07/2020
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
    Register

    Members, friends and guests are invited to join Darwin Flyrodders for their General Meeting.

    We start the evening with a social BBQ dinner at 6.30pm, a great opportunity to catch up with friends old and new.

    The general meeting will commence at 7:00pm.

    Cost: $5 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.


    • 26/08/2020
    • 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: $5.00 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 11/09/2020
    • 20:00
    • 14/09/2020
    • 16:00
    • Sandpalms Roadhouse Tropical Motel, Fog Bay Road, Dundee Forest (Bynoe Harbour)
    Register

    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.

    The competition is based at Sandpalms Roadhouse Tropical Motel, Bynoe. Meals, evening entertainment and presentations are provided by the Darwin Flyrodders, as well as great prizes and a competition shirt.

    The competition brief will be held on Friday at 8pm with fishing times Saturday & Sunday 7am -  5pm (scores in), Monday 7am - 2pm (scores in), final presentation at 4pm Monday

    Included in the registration fee is a bacon/egg toasty and coffee for breakfast, dinner on Saturday and Sunday night & bar snacks at the final presentation. Lunch packs can be organised for competitors but must be done the night before.

    To ensure your accommodation is secured, please contact Sandpalms Roadhouse Tropical Motel on 08 8978 2822 and let them know you're a competitor.


    ENTRY FEES

    Teams of Two Anglers

    • $300 per angler   Early Bird Special    Prices valid until 11th August
    • $350 per angler   Angler Entry              Registrations close 28th August
    Please be aware that each competitor is required to complete their own online registration. Unfortunately our system does not support online team registrations.


    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


    • 30/09/2020
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
    Register

    Members, friends and guests are invited to join Darwin Flyrodders for their General Meeting.

    We start the evening with a social BBQ dinner at 6.30pm, a great opportunity to catch up with friends old and new.

    The general meeting will commence at 7:00pm.

    Cost: $5 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.


    • 28/10/2020
    • 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: $5.00 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.

    • 25/11/2020
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Palmerston Game Fishing Club, 28 Catalina Road, Marlow Lagoon NT 0830
    Register

    Members, friends and guests are invited to join Darwin Flyrodders for their General Meeting.

    We start the evening with a social BBQ dinner at 6.30pm, a great opportunity to catch up with friends old and new.

    The general meeting will commence at 7:00pm.

    Cost: $5 for the BBQ & Drinks available to purchase from the bar.


View a PDF of the 2020 calendar DFR 2020 Calendar.pdf

Mailing Address
PO Box 40023
CASUARINA NT 0811

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