Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Fishing will fire if weather holds

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The offshore fishing last weekend surely turned it on. Plenty of cracker sized coral trout and red emperor were caught. Fingers crossed the weather plays the game this weekend, with the smaller tides this weekend and a building moon, the fish should be really on the chew. Remember to focus on the tide changes when fishing the deep, …

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Fantastic conditions in Bundy

Firstly, I wish all the mothers a fantastic day for Mother’s Day on Sunday. At this stage the weather is looking fantastic to get outdoors and make the most of what Bundy has to offer. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE As I mentioned earlier, the forecast is looking good at this stage for the bigger boats to have a crack offshore this weekend.  …

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River and dam action hot

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the weather looking a bit windy for the weekend, hanging around the mouth of the Burnett River casting a few slugs or trolling a hard body lure may catch you a feed of pelagics. We have been getting good reports of schoolie mackerel, tuna, queenfish and trevally all being caught.  Always check the weather report before venturing …

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Huge range of species available offshore

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE For the anglers that got out in the good weather window that we had, there was some nice fish caught such as coral trout, red emperor, tusk fish and red throat emperor. Anglers have been using a range of baits but the mullet fillet has been the stand out for most anglers. They have also been using a …

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Comfortable weather and ravenous fish

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With a couple of decent days weather last weekend, both the Burnett River and Agnes Water boat ramps were very busy. By all reports most boats managed to land a quality mixed bag of reef fish including coral trout, red emperor, grass sweet lip and parrot. Once again sharks were a problem, destroying lots of good fish. BUNDABERG …

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Mackerel moving in close

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the new moon tides this weekend, the trout and red throat emperor should be chewing in the shallows. Using pilchards as bait and jigging 5” soft plastics will get you the bite. With plenty of water moving the spanish mackerel should be feeding as well. Setting unweighted gar out the back while you’re fishing for reefies on …

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Bundy comes back to life

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the weather looking a bit average for offshore fishing over the weekend for the smaller boats, it may turn out to be ok for the larger boats. Be sure to always check the weather forecast before heading out though. We have had some good reports of red emperor, coral trout, and red throat emperor being caught in …

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Crustaceans cruising around with fresh inflows

BUNDABERG INSHORE The weather this weekend looks like it’s going to give us a good opportunity to get out over the weekend with both Saturday and Sunday morning looking good. Sunday morning would be the pick of the 2 days. There has been plenty of mackerel and tuna getting around. Methods for catching the mackerel has been float lining un-weighted …

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Keep an eye on Bundy weather

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Firstly, how good was the rain Bundy received over this past week. The bad news is that the weather is meant to hang around for the next few days which may inhibit offshore action this weekend.  As you know, the weather can change at any time, always check the weather before heading out. BUNDABERG INSHORE At the moment …

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More rain keeps Bundy anglers inshore

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the cyclone up north and the torrential rain it has produced, the coastal areas are not looking very good to get offshore from Bundaberg this weekend. It may be time to do a bit of maintenance on the trailer and a chance to re-wire the boat. Always check the weather forecast before heading out. BURNETT RIVER Before …

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