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The 31th Territory Freshwater Fly Fishing Open is being held on Saturday and Sunday 29-30 April 2023.

Each year the Darwin Flyrodders hosts the Territory Freshwater Fly Fishing Open 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 who are wonderful sponsors of Darwin Flyrodders.  Accommodation options include and include

  • family cabin (two rooms) - air conditioned 
  • container rooms (double) - air conditioned 
  • pub rooms/nurses quarters (double or singles) - air conditioned demountables 
  • camping.

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 on Sunday afternoon

Meals and presentations are provided by the Club, as well as great prizes and a competition shirt (when ordered by cut-off date).


Teams of Two Anglers

 Members Non-Members 
 Early bird - Angler Entry (ends  17 March 2023) $270 $320
 Angler Entry  $290 $340 

Note: entries received after 17/3/2023 may not receive a competition shirt due to supply chain and transport factors. 

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



Download past reports to read all about the competition:


Palmerston Game Fishing Club
28 Catalina Road
Marlow Lagoon NT 0830