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More chances to reel in a million dollar barra

  • 25 September 2019
Million Dollar Fish Season 5 Launch
The Territory's Million Dollar Fish competition will kick off Season 5 with six tagged Barramundi worth $1 million each up for grabs.

This year’s competition will see a total of 121 tagged Barramundi released around the Top End including one red-tagged $1 million Barra.

Fishos also have the chance to hook 100 red-tagged Barra’s worth $10,000 each.

A further 20 purple-tagged Barramundi each worth $5,000 have also been released, to be split between the lucky fisho and their choice of three NT based charities; Cancer Council NT, Star Ball through the Starlight Children’s Foundation, and the Shimano Junior Indigenous Guide Program, through the Hayden & Reynolds Project.

The $1 million tagged Barra’s from Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 4 will remain active in Season 5 of the competition, with the bonus season for Season 4 live until 30 September or until the first $1 million barra is caught.

The fish have been tagged and released in Darwin and other popular Territory fishing destinations including Kakadu, Katherine, the Tiwi Islands and Arnhem Land regions.

Season 5 kicks off on 1 October 2019 and runs to 31 March 2020.

Entry is free online at

By registering for the competition, participants will be entered into the draw for more than $30,000 worth of prizes from Anaconda, Bigfish Gear, Engel, Shimano and Holidays of Australia and the World.

BetEasy once again sponsors the popular competition providing the cash prizes.

The Million Dollar Fish competition reels in fishing fanatics to the Territory, providing a boost to tourism and local tourism operators

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Page last updated on 10 January 2020