Date: March 7th, 2020
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Great Northern Barra Bash

Our annual Great Northern Barra Bash is returning on Saturday 7th March.

This year we are teaming up with Reeling Veterans – Fishing for Therapy and it promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Entry is free and there are some great prizes to be won.


🎣 Competition is held within the confines of Darwin Harbour and Shoal Bay only

🎣 Event ends at 4PM with competitors having to be back at the club by this time. Presentation will occur in the Conference room or under Green Sail area subject to weather

🎣 Registrations to this event cut off as at 5th March 6PM and can be submitted via email to [email protected] or [email protected] and must include the boat skippers and crew members names, plus a contact number

🎣 This event is a catch and release competition only, competitors can retain their catch for personal use per NT Fisheries procession limits and regulations

🎣 All Barra caught are to be measured and photographed on a brag mat via a digital camera device that can be used to confirm its size back at the Club by 4PM (full fish must be in photo). Photos are then to be emailed to Club email address [email protected], they will then be judged and viewed. N.B. Any photo must also include proof of date – e.g. NT Sunday Newspaper front page included in photo

🎣 Winner will be judged by the longest fish caught on the day via photo proof presented by competitor, only legal sized Barra (55cm) will be included

🎣 This is a Club members and guest event only. A guest must be in the same boat as the DTBC / RV member on the day

🎣 Fish must be caught by hook and line technique only; Bait or Lure are acceptable

🎣 Skippers are responsible for own safety of boat and crews on the day, your Registration details will also be used to check competitor’s safety and any crew not fishing or returning to DTBC for the presentation event are asked to contact DTBC by 5pm to be ticked off as safe

🎣 Competition is run within the honesty and integrity by all competitors on the day per the rules set. Judge’s decision is final, and no protests can occur after the winner is announced

For more information please email Jeff at [email protected].