Humbug Fishing

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Discover the spectacular Northern Territory coast and some of Australia’s most outstanding fishing experiences!

Humbug Fishing is a real outback fishing adventure. Our charters combine great fishing with amazing scenery. We cater for the complete novice to the experienced angler.

Fishing remotely and looking to escape the crowds and capture the sights of the pristine coast of the Northern Territory, you are sure to find something amongst the wide range of fishing options we offer to you.

Extended liveaboard on our 65ft Brute Force vessel towing 2 7mtr tenders
Tag a Long Fishing Charters
Off Shore Fishing Charters
Arnhem Land Fishing Charters
Guided fishing at Shady Camp and Daly River Mouth during Run Off Season

Scott, the owner and skipper of Humbug Fishing, believes in personalised service and has 20 years of experience in the Northern Territory’s Top End waters.


Australian Tourism Accreditation


From $165 to $950

Whether you’re after the iconic barramundi, a feisty Spanish mackerel, black jewfish, a mighty marlin, golden snapper or coral trout this extended fishing tour is a perfect choice.

You’ll be able to fish inland estuaries, isolated river systems, the intricate Daly River, reefs and shoals or the coastal waters of the Top End of the North.

The Brute Force is a 65 foot vessel with air conditioning, bunk-style beds, a shower, toilet and large back deck. Licensed to sleep 12 passengers, but groups of 8 preferred.

Humbug Fishing offers a variety of outback remote fishing options from Arnhem Land Camp.

Mothership extended fishing from Darwin across the Top End with 2 x 7 meter tenders to fish from.
Run Off fishing and accommodation available at Shady Camp and Daly River Mouth

Remote Arnhem Land Fishing Charters

Scenic flight from Darwin return
Northern land Council approved
2 x larger tenders licensed for 6 passengers for fishing
2 x 750 quad bikes
Tent accommodation, 1 person per troppo tent
Swag style bedding

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