Kimberley sportfishing at Kuri Bay can only be described as “Mind Blowing”
The guides at Kuri Bay are all long term Kimberley fishing guides, who have worked extensively along the Kimberley coast and have gained a wealth of knowledge.
Under the expertise of Peter Tucker considered by many as the most experienced and knowledgeable Kimberley Fishing charter guide on the Kimberley coast, you can be guaranteed a most memorable and professional weeks fishing.
The variety of fishing
Without a doubt the variety of fishing scenarios that are on offer in the waters around Kuri Bay is its greatest attraction.
Sand flats, gorges, estuaries and creeks, deep jigging, pelagic action, coral reefs. It has it all.
Very much a fly fisherman’s paradise with crystal clear waters not found in many other areas of the Kimberley coast.
If you like casting lures or flies all day on light tackle or hunting down big fish on sand flats to jigging up massive trevally’s and other monster pelagic to trolling for sail fish, it is all there within an hour boating of your accommodation.
There are no long hauls in the boats. Unbelievable!
The variety of fish
It is not uncommon to account for over 40 species of fish in your stay at Kuri Bay.
All the local species abound, Mangrove Jack, Finger Mark Bream, Barramundi, Threadfin Salmon, many species of Queenfish, Trevallies, and Mackerel, Sailfish, Cobia, Tuna, and all the reef species.
They are all there in abundance. A Sport Fisherman’s dream!!!!
Boats and Equipment
Saba San, Koyoyo and Bidadjin are all sturdy aluminium custom built sport fishing vessels, perfect for Kimberley conditions that are encountered around the Kuri Bay waters.
Fast and comfortable, plenty of casting room, both novice and experienced anglers will delight in fishing from the fleet.
Outfits and Tackle
You have the choice as an angler to bring your own gear or use the range of quality outfits supplied by Kuri Bay Sport Fishing.
From 6 kg through to 15 kg, both bait casting and spin outfits, the choice is yours.
A wide range of lures, jigs and soft plastics to choose from with terminal tackle on hand as well.
We encourage fly fishing and supply a limited range of outfits and flies.
Conditions apply to the use of fishing outfits and lures.
Premier Fly Fishing Destination
Kuri Bay is blessed with gin clear water and many sandy beaches which make for world class salt water sight fishing with fly and lure. One species that is on every fly fisherman’s list is the Blue Bastard. The bays and beaches around Kuri Bay have a very healthy population of these cagey fish along with Golden Trevally and Jumbo Queenfish. Not only can the angler be stalking these above mentioned species, the intertidal reefs and headlands hold many jumbo Jack and Coral Trout and GTs, Long Tail Tuna, Brassy’s and all the other tropical culprits abound. With local experienced guides who ply their trade to perfection, it is a fly fisherman’s wonderland.
Testimonies from a few top class flyos.
Located in the heart of one of Australia’s Saltwater Fly fishing frontiers, Kuri Bay has it all, from premier flats fishing to pelagic mayhem, and you need travel no more than 10 minutes to get to both.
Rob Nicholson, Sydney
A fantastic and diverse fishery. Every bay and inlet provides a new challenge for the fly angler
Charles Barrett Jnr, Sydney
Great fly fishery surrounded by incredible and spectacular scenery along with great guides and an abundant variety of species in unspoiled water.
Tom Gordon, Lismore