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People out and about fishing the Bundaberg region

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It was good to see a few people finally able to get out and about fishing in the Bundaberg area, making the most of the magic conditions for Mother’s Day last weekend. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With last Sunday by far the better day to head offshore, most of the local boat ramps were busy.  The fishing was red hot with most …

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Kolan River and Baffle Creek producing mud crabs

bundaberg producing mud crabs

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The offshore fishing out from Bundaberg has been red hot over the past few weeks.  The captures of coral trout and grass sweetlip have been impressive!  Most of the sweetlip are being caught on mullet fillets, and the trout are chewing on pilchards.  Remember to sit on your favourite spots on the change of tide.  There has also …

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Burnett River the place to be at Bundaberg

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BURNETT RIVER For those fishing the Burnett River at Bundaberg who want to spend the day out, put in the crab pots first as there have been reports of good-sized chocolate bucks coming in. With the weather starting to cool down, the mangrove jacks will start to slow as the water cools, but if you want to keep chasing them …

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Tackle to use for fishing the Bundaberg region

For something a little bit different this week, I’m going to try to explain what tackle and lures I like to use for certain species around the local Bundaberg region.  We are lucky to live in an area where we have so many options to wet a line. Anyone who knows me knows that chasing barramundi in freshwater impoundments in …

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Fishing to feed your family around Bundaberg

fish to feed your family

EASTER BREAK Well, this year Easter was a bit different than usual but we still had our share of chocolate Easter eggs!   I hope you all had a fantastic time with your family and loved ones.  We heard of many families being adventurous and camping in their own backyard! ONLY CATCH ENOUGH TO FEED YOUR FAMILY Whilst the Federal Government …

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Get all your maintenance sorted on fishing gear this weekend

fishing gear maintenance

Due to the challenging times that Australia is facing because of the Coronavirus, producing a Fishing Report is proving a little more difficult than normal. Whilst there are strict guidelines from the Queensland Government regarding fishing for food in your local waterways, only with your family who lives with you or one other person, it might be a great idea …

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Fishing restricted to sheltered waterways around Bundaberg

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This weekend, it looks like we’ll see the fishing restricted to the local Bundaberg estuaries and impoundments due to the wind that has been generated from the low pressure system that has slipped down the Queensland coast during the week.  Remember, if you plan on going fishing, always check the latest weather forecast before heading out as conditions can change …

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Things starting to settle and fishing improving at Bundy

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BUNDABERG INSHORE With the amount of rain we’ve had around the Bundaberg area over the past month, things are starting to settle down and the inshore fishing has really improved.  There has been plenty of bait around the inshore reefs which, in turn has sent the pelagics into a feeding frenzy.  Trolling large-sized diving lures will pick you up a …

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Quality estuary species the best bet at Bundaberg

THE BURNETT RIVER Even though the Bundaberg region has received some welcome rain and most of the rivers and creeks are running a little fresh, plenty of quality estuary species are being caught.  The rock walls from the mouth down to Kirby’s Wall are still producing some nice bream, mangrove jack and estuary cod.  Mud crabs have really fired up …

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Don’t forget to throw crab pots in around Bundaberg

throw crab pots in

BUNDABERG INSHORE With rain we’ve had around the Bundaberg area over the past few weeks, there is bulk bait on all the inshore reefs.  The number of big grunter that have been caught has been crazy!  As the water clears up the mackerel should turn up everywhere on the inshore reefs.  Fishing for them with lightly-weighted pilchards and Flasha Spoons …

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