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Shoal Bay Sport Fishing Tours

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Shoal Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 429 105 561
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Unreal. No frills fishing.

When trying to find a smaller tour operator to take 2 mates Barra fishing at short notice, Shoal... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Tristan R
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Fishing with your mates

Being a lover of estuary and inland fishing I was looking for a Darwin Barra fishing trip. I’ve... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Cameron H
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Shoal Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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+61 429 105 561
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

When trying to find a smaller tour operator to take 2 mates Barra fishing at short notice, Shoal Bay sport fishing tours replied straight away and booked us in. We wanted a no nonense operator that would take us to where the locals would go...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Being a lover of estuary and inland fishing I was looking for a Darwin Barra fishing trip. I’ve spent most of my life in nsw chasing either cod or trout inland or bream in the estuaries, all taking skill and experience to master the catching...More

Thank Cameron H
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Readers please be advised that this is the first time I have written a review in my life . Recently I was lucky to be rewarded for a few extra hours here and there during the cyclone Marcus clean up in Darwin, and whilst being...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic 2 days spent with bob. Started the day pulling in crab pots and then off to find those famous barramundi.bob was fantastic any question answered whether it be about fishing the water or bird life and we thoroughly enjoyed his hospitality.

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

If you want to use your own rigging, bait your own hook, caste where you prefer and hang onto a rod, take your own gear. Fifty years of fishing experience for each guest wasn't that valued. If the fish are not around, there's no point...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

This was my 2nd trip with Bob and again he did not disappoint. Awesome trip, great authentic experience. Thanks Bob I will be back again!

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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Do not look any further! If you want a great day out on the boat with more than a good chance to catch that Barra you've been dreaming about, then this tour is for you. Thank you Bob for an amazing day on the water!...More

1  Thank LaMotte78
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

Another enjoyable tour with Bob, slow hard work to get some live bait, but through perseverance know how and skills we got a good "starter pack" to start the proceedings. Already 3 -4 NT Mud crabs in esky. Chilling back and waiting in the boat...More

Thank Evatt F
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Went fishing last week, , fishing was quiet,but water temperature had dropped significantly...causing fish to go off the bite.Bob can't be held responsible for weather conditions!! We got a lot of mud crabs which he cooked up and they tasted great. I have been on...More

Thank SRals1
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Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Bob on a fishing trip. He is very kind and professional. We have hardly had any fishing experience in the past. Bob explained everything and helped us step by step through out the day. We caught some fish and...More

Thank xiao123
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