Due to the coronavirus pandemic the 29th Territory Freshwater Fly Fishing Open has been cancelled for 2020.
Each year the Darwin Flyrodders hosts the Territory Freshwater Fly Fishing Open (TFWFFO) using the iconic Corroboree Billabong which has over 50 kilometres 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.
Camp is based at the Corroboree Park Tavern on the Arnhem Highway, a short 15 minute drive to the launching ramp. The competition is held on the first weekend in May and takes advantage of the NT May Day long weekend. Teams of two people. Accommodation is available at Corroboree Park Tavern and includes: nurses quarters, air conditioned demountables or camping, camping is free for competitors.
The competition brief will be held on Friday at 8pm with fishing times Saturday 7am - 5pm (scores in), Sunday 7am - 1pm (scores in), final presentation at 4pm Sunday.
Meals, evening entertainment and presentations are provided by the Club, as well as great prizes and a competition shirt.
The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) Leader Regulations for Territory Freshwater Fly Fishing Open.
Download past reports to read all about the competition