From the tip of the top-end to the bottom of Tasmania there are countless destinations and species to chase in the salt. Iconic species include barramundi, tuna, trevally, permit and bonefish, right down to the humble Australian Salmon and flathead.

Further information on Saltwater Fly Fishing…


Guides and Accommodation for Saltwater

affoAUSTRALIAN FLYFISHING OUTFITTERS – QLD
Contact: Dave Bradley
Mobile: 0417 789 032
Web: www.australianflyfishingoutfitters.com.au
The best saltwater flyfishing on offer. Cape York, Hinchinbrook, Hervey Bay & beyond…

BAREFOOT FISHING SAFARIS – Darwin
Contact: Glenn Watt
Phone: +61 8 8919 4667
Web: barefootfishingsafaris.com.au
Bynoe Harbour is a barramundi fly fishers dream destination. The many islands, creeks, bays and rocky outcrops provide world-class fly fishing with bonus species like trevally, queenfish, blue and king threadfin salmon, mangrove jack, golden snapper, barracuda, black jewfish, shark, grunter, cod and others.
Let Watty guide you to an unforgettable fly fishing experience.

ECLIPSE FNQ – Cape York, QLD
Phone: 0488 058 668
Web: www.eclipsefnq.com.au
Remote live-aboard sport fishing. Extensive river systems, rocky headlands, inshore reefs, beaches and flats. 6 days/7 nights. Comfortable 50ft catamaran. Custom charters available.

fishFISH’S FLY & SPORTFISHING – Weipa, QLD
Contact: ‘Fish’ Philliskirk
Phone: 07 4069 9957
Mobile: 0408 391 260
Web: www.weipaflyfish.com.au
Tropical fly fishing adventures with Fish Philliskirk. Visit Cape York and surrounds with one of the most experienced guides in the business. Visit the web site for further details.

herveybayHERVEY BAY Fly & Sportfishing – Hervey Bay, QLD
Contact: Andrew Chorley
Phone: 0407 627 852
Web: www.herveybaysportfishing.com.au
Hervey Bay is the gate way to Fraser Island and the Great Sandy Straits Marine Park, and is situated 300km north of Brisbane. Hervey Bay and the Fraser Coast boast’s some of the best sportfishing and flyfishing to be had on the east coast of Queensland. Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing Charters operates in this unique fishery, which is one of very few places in Australia that has an overlap of southern and northern species. Snapper, Barramundi, flathead, threadfin salmon,longtail tuna, GT’s, queenfish, juvenile black marlin, golden trevally and more can all be caught when fishing in this unique location.

NINGALOO FLY FISHING – Exmouth, WA
(Formerly True Blue Bones)
Contact: Brett & Simone Wolf
Mobile: 0417 360 298
Web: www.ningalooflyfishing.com.au 
Guided fly fishing at Ningaloo Reef and Exmouth Gulf. Join an exclusive group of fly fishers to catch trophy bonefish in Australia’s first and only bonefish fishery. (See FlyLife # 42.) Plenty of other great fly rod species also available, including: golden trevally, giant trevally, milkfish, permit, blue bastards, giant herring, tarpon, longtail tuna, queenfish, cobia, spangled emperor, and more.

WATERLINE CHARTERS, Phoenix One – East Arnhem Land

Contact: Victoria Humphreys
Phone: +61 427 140 011
Web: waterlinecharters.com.au
Phoenix One is the epitome of luxury fishing, let her crew expertly guide you along the pristine beaches and flats of East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.
The remote, untouched beauty is only surpassed by the abundance and variety of species: exquisite sight fishing for Permit, Golden & Giant Trevally, Queenfish,Threadfin Salmon and many more great fighting fish.