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A social group of dedicated fly fishers who are passionate about fly fishing in the tropical north of Australia and equally as passionate about the close camaraderie this sport brings. This passion and dedication led to the creation of the NT Flyfishers Social Mob blog site; an interactive and creative outlet where everyone can share our wonderful fly fishing adventures and link into the “after fishing” social events we enjoy in this incredible part of the world.

Sunday, 27 September 2015


A phone call from the “Broken Flagons” set the wheels in motion for a trip to a special Kakadu Billabong. Unfortunately, work meant that I had to wait until Friday to join them so leaving straight from the office it was a nice smooth drive to the start of the dirt then only 25ks to go to a camp fire and a cold beer. 2 hours later (for 25ks) on some filling removing corrugations, never seen the track so bad, but the cold beer never tasted so good at the end!

Mossie dome set up, a beer, talk with Marty and Justine, a beer, looked at their photos of some great fish, a beer, a beer then off to bed at 1 am!!

5.30am alarm to launch the boat then it was off into a fantastic sunrise with not a breath of wind. After only 6 casts to the edge of the weeds produced a Barra into the boat and not too many casts later a Saratoga had the same fate. In many ways catching fish was just the icing on the cake as the scenery and wildlife activity is just priceless and I can never get over how lucky and privileged we are to have this on our doorstep.

Throughout the day there was a constant stream of fish to the boat, Barra, Togas, Long Toms, Archers, Sooties, Catties and not one Tarpon!!!

The camp fire in the evening rounded off a great day, in a great location with great company.

The 25ks out on Sunday had not got any smoother, still took 2 hours and removed the last fillings I had left.

Remember; “You’ll never never know if you never never go. Get out there and fish”

Tight lines
Jim Churchley

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