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Bundaberg – weekly report

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE For the larger boats wanting to get outside over the weekend the weather is looking pretty good. Besides a few showers, the wind is moderate. We have had good reports of red emperor, trout, parrotfish and plenty of sweetlip being caught. Also, plenty of sharks are about. Check the weather before heading out as things can change in …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

Firstly, how good was the rain we had last week in the Bundaberg region! It was awesome to see everything green again. Let’s hope it eases some pressure off our local farmers. On the fishing side of things most of our local rivers except for the Burnett are clean enough to fish and are fishing well. THE ELLIOTT RIVER The …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

Bundaberg

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With big full moon morning tides this weekend, I would definitely be fishing the shallows in the mornings for coral trout and red throat emperor. Using pilchard as bait or jigging 5” soft plastics off the bottom is an effective way to get a good feed. Fingers crossed the weather will play the game. As always, check the …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

Bundaberg

BUNDABERG INSHORE This weekend the wind looks as though it’s going to blow from mid-morning. We might get a chance to get out in the morning, but the window will not be open for long. There has been a lot of mackerel and tuna caught in close around the leads off Burnett Heads and the 2-Mile reef off Bargara – …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

Bundaberg

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The offshore fishing for this weekend will have to be put on hold until Sunday due to the Coral Reef Fin Fish closure from November 2 to midnight November 6. The weather over the weekend is looking good for the bigger boats. We have had good reports of red emperor, coral trout, parrotfish and large sweet lip all …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

Bundaberg

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The offshore fishing has been turning it on lately when the weather has been playing the game. The red emperor has definitely been the standout catch, fishing around the 40m mark has been the go to depth. Using bigger bait is definitely a good idea while targeting them, mullet fillets are one of my favourite bait. Don’t forget …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the threat of a thunderstorm most afternoons, it’s difficult to predict what the weather will do this weekend. With the full moon on Thursday night, the bigger tide should get the mud crabs moving and the fish on the chew in our rivers and creeks. As always, check the current weather conditions before heading out. BUNDABERG INSHORE …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE We had many reports of good catches of red emperor, coral trout, and large nannygai over the past week. A well-presented bait like pilchards, squid and a good flesh bait will get these prize fish in the boat. Always check the weather forecast before heading out. BUNDABERG INSHORE For the smaller tinnies that want to get out and …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

BUNDABERG INSHORE This week looks like there will be a small window each morning to head out. The local reefs have been producing some nice fish. There has been some grassy sweet lip, cobia, trevally, school mackerel and schools of long tail tuna have started to turn up. The bait to use is a lightly weighted flesh bait or pilchard. …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The weather for this weekend is looking pretty good for offshore fishing. Reports in from last week have included good sized red emperor, coral trout, parrot and large sized cod. For offshore fishers, this weekend there is a Reef Fin Fish closure starting from midnight Saturday October 2 through to Thursday October 7, 2021. Remember to always check …

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