Get the free Fishing Mate app

You can download the free Northern Territory (NT) Fishing Mate app to access fishing rules and information on your phone.

This app allows you to search for fish species, possession limits and restricted zone locations.

It will also let you know when you're approaching a restricted area.

Download the app

You can download the NT Fishing Mate app from the Apple Store for iPhones and Google Play for Android phones.


The software for the Fishing Mate app has other features which can help you while you are fishing and for reporting.

For fishing

You can use the app for information on all of these:

  • boat ramps
  • rules for fishing in specific areas
  • reef fish protection areas
  • water safety.

For reporting

You can use the app to report the following:

  • illegal fishing
  • injured marine life
  • fish kills
  • ghost nets
  • tagged fish recaptures
  • aquatic pests
  • problem crocodiles
  • suspicious fishing
  • catches and effort reports to fisheries.

The app checks your location even while closed to notify you of restricted areas near boat ramps.

You can also go to the NT Fisheries Facebook page for the latest information on fishing in the NT.

Last updated: 21 December 2015

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