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Melville Island, Timor Sea, NT

Fishing destination review

Target fish 1: Spanish mackerel

Target fish 2: Barramundi

Fishing style: Lure fishing

Tackle used: Spin and baitcast

Revisit rating (1-10): 10

Big fish rating (1-10): 10

Fish quantity rating (1-10): 9

Experience rating (1-10): 7

Overall cost rating (1-10): 9

Accommodation used: Lodge

Charter used: Clearwater Island Lodge

Month of visit: April

Days fished: 8

Weather rating (1-10): 9

Reviewer: Steve Hunt

Quick comment: Unique location that offers barra and threadfin fishing on the mudflats; barra and mangrove jack in the creeks; black jewfish and fingermark inshore and Spanish mackerel, GTs, queenfish and tuna offshore.

(Key to ratings: 1 – very low > 10 – very high)



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