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Humbug Fishing

Humbug Fishing specialise in Extended Fishing Charters departing Darwin, the tropical city of the Northern Territory.

Their specialised group bookings include tailored experiences with a professional crew who have worked in the fishing industry for over 20 years.

The 24x9metre Mothership, accommodates private groups of up to twelve, with comfortable 4 twin share sleeping areas and 1, 4 bed bunkhouse, 2 bathroom facilities and a huge fully airconditioned lounge dining area and back deck bar for enjoying the ambience and relaxation.

They have the advantage of offering two large 7 metre and 7.3 metre guided fishing tenders boats, that are sure to get you amongst the fish and escape the crowds; this is fishing at its best!

Bookings are for groups with exclusive use of the mothership, they will cater to your fishing requirements, targeting many species including reef fish and barramundi across the Top End-Daly, Moyle Rivers, Tiwis, Kimberley, Arnhem Land, Coburg Peninsula and Timor Box.

Humbug Fishing also offers Tag Along Mothership Charters for those wanting to bring their own fishing boats. Use the Mothership as your floating accommodation.


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Humbug Fishing Extended Liveaboard Fishing Charter

The best way to experience Extreme Remote Fishing is on your own outback fishing adventure.

Contact Humbug Fishing and they’ll help you work out a trip that suits you!

With the Extended Live Aboard Fishing Charters, you get to fish from our 7m tender boats with a qualified fishing guides and live aboard our 24m Mothership for a minimum of 5 days in the remote waters of the Northern Territory. You’ll have access to awesome remote fishing, amazing scenery and relax with icy cold beer, air conditioning, and great food!

We also offer Tag Along Fishing Charters, fish from your own boats and enjoy our Mothership for accommodation.

Finally our Kimberley Fishing Charter, 7 days, this is for the group that wants to fish hard but also see amazing and interesting sights along the way, includes fly in/out options on the Mallard Seaplane.

Our fishing charters are exclusive tailor made charters, so whether you fly to our Mothership in the Catalina float plane, land on the water, and hop straight into our Mothership, or cruise from Darwin, you can fish the Top End from The Kimberley to Darwin and everywhere in between.


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