Australia’s richest fishing competition, Million Dollar Fish, is smashing records with organisers forking out the largest amount of cash ever won in a single season – with another four months still to go!
Million Dollar Fish Season 8 only began on 1 October 2022, and already 16 anglers have shared in $170,000 worth of prize money, more than any other season since the competition launched in 2015.
Prize-tagged fish have been caught at locations across the Territory including Corroboree Billabong, Stokes Hill Wharf, Daly River, Manton Dam, Victoria River and Bynoe Harbour.
This season’s prize purse is also the biggest yet, with nine fish worth a million dollars now released and ready to be caught. Anglers also have the chance to catch more than 80 x $10,000 tagged fish across Top End waterways.
The iconic Northern Territory competition sees anglers from across the country descend upon the Top End to try their luck and skill at catching a prize-tagged barramundi worth $1 million or $10,000.
There’s still plenty of time to register and book a trip to the Territory, with Season 8 running until 31 March 2023.
Million Dollar Fish is free to enter and gives anglers the chance to become a millionaire by simply fishing the Territory and reeling in a red-tagged barramundi. Prize-tagged fish have been released into five main fishing regions in the Top End including Darwin Harbour, Tiwi Islands, Katherine, Kakadu and Arnhem Land.
Million Dollar Fish is run by Northern Territory Major Events Company (NTMEC) and underwritten by SportsBet.