- That's the last time Australia's Northern Territory (NT) experienced as "dry" a wet season as it did in 2013. The weather this past February and March threw a whopper of a jinx on my first-ever adventure to target the region's famed barramundi, during the legendary runoff season. But when you plan such a far-flung excursion, there's no "maybe." There's no postponement once the airfare is purchased. Instead, you step into a decidedly foreign world in faith, and you prepare … for revelation.