Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Fish smart around big blows

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE After a few good days of weather during this past week around the Bundaberg area, it was great to see the local reef fishermen get stuck into plenty of quality reef fish, including coral trout, grass sweetlip, red emperor, maori cod and parrot.  Unfortunately, for this weekend it is predicted to blow up a little, but please check …

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Bundy bass are chewing

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the weather this weekend not looking the best at this point, for the fishos that can get out offshore, there’s some nice grunter and sweet lip still being caught from the local reefs. Just keep in mind that the snapper and pearl perch closure starts on 15 July to 15 August 2021. Always make sure to check the …

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Bundy back to its best

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The weather for over the weekend is not looking too bad, with Sunday being the best of both days. We have been getting good reports of reef species such as coral trout, red emperor, and a lot of grassy sweetlip being caught offshore from Bundy. Remember to always check the weather report for updates before heading out. BUNDABERG …

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Winter’s got the works in Bundy

BUNDABERG INSHORE The inshore reefs will be producing some cracker snapper and grunter this weekend. The 4 mile and the Artificial Reef off Elliot Heads should be the hot spots. Jigging soft vibes and 5” soft plastics off the bottom will get you into some action. Also, if you’re more into bait fishing, lightly sinking pilchards and squid to the …

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Opportunities for small boat brigade

BUNDABERG INSHORE With light south-westerly’s forecast this weekend, it should allow plenty of small boats to get out and take advantage of the fantastic fishing our inshore reefs have been providing. Squire/snapper have really turned it on over the past month. The key with areas such as Cochrane’s Artificial Reef and 4 mile, is to fish as the sun is …

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Offshore Bundy going off

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Firstly, how good has the weather been over the last week? There has been some cracking days for the big boats to get offshore. There has been some awesome fish coming over the side. The bait of choice was mullet fillets, squid, yellowtail and pilchards. The rig to use depending on the bottom you’re fishing, can vary from …

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A chance to tangle with reefies

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE  The weather for this weekend is looking good for the boats wanting to get offshore, with Saturday being the better day. Coral trout, red emperor, grass sweet lip, parrot and a few spanish mackerel being caught from previous weeks. Remember to always check the weather conditions before heading out.   BUNDABERG INSHORE  For the smaller boats it’s a good opportunity to hit the inshore reefs. Very …

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Cold snap snapper is happening

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the water cooling down the snapper are really starting to turn up.  Working 20g soft vibes and 5” soft plastics off the bottom at sunrise and sunset has been getting most of the action. Lightly weighting squid and pilchards is a deadly trick as well. Definitely keep an eye out for big spanish mackerel roaming around as …

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Creeks crawling with life

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The forecast at this stage for the Bundaberg Show Holiday on Thursday should be good enough for the bigger boats to venture offshore and get stuck into some cracking reef fish off Bundaberg and 1770. Unfortunately, the wind is expected to strengthen slightly again over the weekend, restricting most of the fishing closer to shore.  As always, check …

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Winter reefies move in

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the recent good weather there has been a range of good sized fish caught, using a range of different methods and techniques.  The slow pitch jigging and strip baiting has been working well. We have been seeing a range of fish being caught from pearl perch, coral trout, and red throat emperor. There are still some good spanish …

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