Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Plan a river raid in Bundy

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the full moon occurring this coming Monday, the fish out at the reefs off Bundaberg should be chewing this weekend.  With the bigger tides in the mornings I’d be chasing the shallower fish such as coral trout and red throat emperor, then fishing for red emperor and other deeper species in the afternoons.  Using pilchards and 5” …

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Monduran’s barra getting bigger!

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Running true to form, the Bundaberg area had good weather during the reef closure last weekend and now that it’s all open again, we are back to ‘normal’. This weekend’s forecast is not looking too bad with 10-15 knot east /south-easterly winds predicted. As always, check your local weather forecast prior to heading out.  BUNDABERG INSHORE At this …

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Plenty on offer during last reef closure

At this stage it looks like the weather for the Bundaberg area for this weekend could go either way, and anything can happen so keep an eye out for the latest forecast before deciding to head out. BUNDABERG INSHORE The inshore reefs are still producing some very nice grunter. Early mornings and late afternoons are the hot bite times. Working …

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Stay inshore for fish galore

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the winds looking a bit all over the place around the Bundaberg area for this weekend, it might be time to do a little maintenance on the bigger boats or stick to inshore. There have been good reports of schoolies all along the coast from Burnett Heads to Elliott Heads. Casting out slugs and flasha spoons or …

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Action all around Bundy

BUNDABERG INSHORE The schoolie mackerel have been thick around the Bundaberg area over the past week.  Fast-retrieving Flasha spoons vertically off the bottom and trolling medium size hardbody lures will get you a nice feed.  In order to get the bite, remember not to use wire for schoolies – stick to 80lb leader. BURNETT RIVER The Burnett River has been …

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Monduran barra firing up

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the Coral Reef Fin Fish closure finished now we can get back into it.  There is still some school mackerel being caught using metal lures retrieved quickly back to the boat, or by dropping them to the bottom and then retrieving them back to the top.  Floating out a well-presented pilchard should also land a mackerel or …

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Inshore action while reefies have a break

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the Coral Reef Fin Fish closure being from  the 14th to the 18th of October,  the reef fishing around the Bundaberg area will be out of the picture this weekend.  Lucky there’s plenty of schoolie mackerel on the inshore reefs to keep us amused.  Fast-retrieving Flasha spoons off the bottom and sinking lightly-weighted pilchards to the bottom …

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Bundy estuaries kick into gear

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Finally, at this stage the forecast for the Bundaberg area for this weekend is looking okay for the offshore anglers to sneak out and have a crack.  Due to the ordinary weather we have had for the past few weeks, we have not had many reports so fingers crossed there will be plenty of trophy fish caught this …

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Mondy ‘mundi magic

BUNDABERG INSHORE The schoolie mackerel have turned up along the Bundaberg coastline in awesome numbers over the past week.  Pretty much every patch of structure from Burnett Heads to Elliott Heads that holds bait will have mackerel all over it.  Even the guys fishing off the rocks have been getting their share.  Fast-retrieving metal slugs and lightly weighting pilchards will …

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Find somewhere out of the wind

BUNDABERG INSHORE The weather forecast for this weekend for the Bundaberg area isn’t looking the best with the wind starting to blow from Thursday onwards.  It might be time to get the light gear out and hit the river systems.  As always, make sure you check the latest forecast before heading out. BURNETT RIVER With the warmer weather here the …

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