Barra

Cape York Fishing Options

So in many areas drains, gutters, small creeks, small waterfalls and cascades should all continue to fish well into July, barring any cold snaps. These sorts of features can be hugely exciting and productive to work with soft plastics, hard-bodied lures and of course the ever-popular live baits of fish and prawns. Never discount fishing at night too, using a …

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Bream and Barra around Bundaberg in June 2016

Well, let’s hope this weekend’s weather forecast is better than last weekend. The rain was fantastic but the wild winds caused a little damage with some trees down and it also flattened some of the local sugar cane crops. Let’s hope it stays dry for the start of the crushing which is due to kick off in the next few …

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Lake Monduran Barra Back on the Bite

One of the things every angler needs is the drive of positive thought. Most anglers I know who constantly catch quality fish always go out with the best attitude. To find out about all the hot fishing spots on Lake Monduran, make sure you pop in on the way through and see us at Foxies Barra Havoc, on the highway at Gin Gin. In …

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Barramundi Will be Hooked on Revitalised Fishways

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SOMETHING fishy is happening at the Gooseponds in North Mackay. Council is about to commence work on a project aimed at improving fish passage between the Gooseponds and the region’s estuaries. Cr Fran Fordham said two fishways at the Gooseponds would be the focus of remediation works. “Council will be undertaking significant rehabilitation works to the vertical slot fishway upstream of …

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Bream, Flathead, Mackerel, Whiting & Barra Around Bundaberg

School mackerel and massive Spanish mackerel have been holding on any structure and are biting well on floating pilchards and gar. Live baits have been very effective, also getting smashed as the pelagic species move through. A few schools of tuna have been mixed through the mackerel. The tuna are also fantastic fun to catch, either by casting small metal …

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1600 Barramundi Stocked into Victoria

A BOLD plan to establish a viable barramundi fishery in Victoria recently saw the first batch of 1600 barramundi stocked into Victoria in the Hazelwood Pondage near Morwell, southeast of Melbourne. This is a big step towards delivering another commitment in the State Government’s Target One Million plan, which aims to get more people fishing, more often. The stocking follows successful …

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Barramundi Fishery in Victoria

Three size classes of barramundi were released consisting of 1000 fingerlings at 5cm, 500 fish at 10cm and 100 at 30cm. Fifteen of the larger fish carry acoustic tags to track their movements so more can be learnt about how the fish behave and their preferred habitats. Several listening stations have been positioned throughout the pondage and will monitor tagged fish movements …

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Threadfin Salmon, Bream, Flathead and Barra around Bundaberg

Most of the action has been between the old ferry crossing and Burnett Heads.  Anglers casting vibe style lures around the schools of prawns have caught some big threadfin salmon last week.  Lots of threadies over the magic metre have been smashing through the large amounts of baitfish and prawns. As the weather cools down the bream fishing should only …

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Mangrove Jack, Mackerel, Flathead around Bundaberg

All in all it hasn’t been a bad week weather-wise around Bundaberg, and the weekend’s forecast is looking good to get out and wet a line. Sunday should be okay for anyone thinking of fishing the close inshore reefs along our coastline. Please check your local forecast before you head out though, as things can change. A few really nice …

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