Papua New Guinea is famous for its fishing, with the Papuan Black Bass being world renowned as pound-for-pound, the world’s toughest fighting fish.

Fishing is probably the most popular pastime for coast and Island dwelling Papua new Guineans; whether it is for the sport, angling for leisure, earning an income or just wanting to feed the family.

Papua New Guinea has an incredible array of light tackle sport fishing options, with almost every species of Pacific gamefish inhabiting the plankton and baitfish-rich waters adjacent to the reef and continental shelf… Imagine trolling rigged baits or deep diving minnow lures for the likes of wahoo, spanish mackerel, yellowfin tuna, dolphin fish (mahi-mahi), various trevally, sailfish and marlin. These tropical speedtsers offer exceptional sportfishing opportunities. Then of course river fishing adventures abound for Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Golden Snapper, Threadfin Salmon, Spottail Bass and the highly sought Black Bass.

Whatever you want to do on your holiday, PNG Holidays in conjunction with our wide range of suppliers and operators can put together the ideal travel itinerary for your plans. Here are some of our current fishing options:


Galley Reach Barramundi

Galley Reach is ideal for a day or a weekend, just under two hours North of Port Moresby. Lodge accommodation and meals are provided for overnight stays. Black Bass, Barramundi and Mangrove Jacks are the targeted species.

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This 8 day adventure is to the Eastern Fields Reef, 160 kms south east of Port Moresby. Because of the remote location, this reef is pristine and inabundance with GTs, Dogtail Tuna, Wrasse, Coral Trout and more.

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This 8 day trip of a lifetime takes you to the Fly River, which forms the border with Indonesia. Be welcomed by the local villagers, stay onboard the Mother Ship each night, and enjoy the 6 days of peace from technology.

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In the south of the Western Province, The Aramia River runs into the Coral Sea, where this 8 day adventure aboard the Mothership offers 6 days of fishing for Papuan Black Bass, Barramundi, Saratoga, Niugini Tiger Fish and Saw Fish.

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Baia Lodge with ET

Follow in the footsteps of famous anglers Andrew Ettingshausen (ET) and Robson Green up to Baia Lodge, around 4 1/2 hours east of Kimbe, in West New Britain. This 8 day package offers 5 nights at Baia and 2 at liamo Reef Resort

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Uluai Island is just 2 1/2 hours to the West of Kimbe, in West New Britain. This 7 day package offers comfortable accommodation on the island and at Liamo Reef Resort. Targeted species are Black and Spottail Bass,

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PNG Holidays can arrange any of these trips, together with your flights, pre and post tour accommodation, airport transfers, travel insurance and more. Contact us for more details.

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