Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Gun anglers testing gear on Bundaberg grunter

gun anglers fishing for grunter

Firstly, how good is it that there are now no travel restrictions within Queensland, and Queenslanders are free to explore just what the Sunshine State has to offer!  It is also awesome to see that most camp grounds are back up and running a little earlier than expected. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the Bundaberg Show holiday last Thursday, and the weather …

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Burnett River turning up the heat as weather cools

burnett river weather cools

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the weather around the Bundaberg area being good for the previous few days, reports of good fish have been coming aboard with coral trout, red emperor and grass sweetlip being just a few of the reef species being caught.  Also, a few Spanish mackerel are around, so get a floating pilchard out the back for any cruising …

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Bundaberg fishing action red hot this week

fishing red hot this week

BUNDABERG INSHORE The inshore reefs have been red hot this week and are starting to produce some really nice snapper.  I’ve heard reports of a few being caught over 80cm. My favourite bite time for them is at very first light.  Working Samaki vibes through the bait always gets the bite for me.  Also, slowly sinking pilchards and squid down …

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People out and about fishing the Bundaberg region

out about fishing bundaberg

It was good to see a few people finally able to get out and about fishing in the Bundaberg area, making the most of the magic conditions for Mother’s Day last weekend. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With last Sunday by far the better day to head offshore, most of the local boat ramps were busy.  The fishing was red hot with most …

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Kolan River and Baffle Creek producing mud crabs

bundaberg producing mud crabs

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The offshore fishing out from Bundaberg has been red hot over the past few weeks.  The captures of coral trout and grass sweetlip have been impressive!  Most of the sweetlip are being caught on mullet fillets, and the trout are chewing on pilchards.  Remember to sit on your favourite spots on the change of tide.  There has also …

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Burnett River the place to be at Bundaberg

burnett river bundaberg

BURNETT RIVER For those fishing the Burnett River at Bundaberg who want to spend the day out, put in the crab pots first as there have been reports of good-sized chocolate bucks coming in. With the weather starting to cool down, the mangrove jacks will start to slow as the water cools, but if you want to keep chasing them …

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Tackle to use for fishing the Bundaberg region

For something a little bit different this week, I’m going to try to explain what tackle and lures I like to use for certain species around the local Bundaberg region.  We are lucky to live in an area where we have so many options to wet a line. Anyone who knows me knows that chasing barramundi in freshwater impoundments in …

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Fishing to feed your family around Bundaberg

fish to feed your family

EASTER BREAK Well, this year Easter was a bit different than usual but we still had our share of chocolate Easter eggs!   I hope you all had a fantastic time with your family and loved ones.  We heard of many families being adventurous and camping in their own backyard! ONLY CATCH ENOUGH TO FEED YOUR FAMILY Whilst the Federal Government …

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Get all your maintenance sorted on fishing gear this weekend

fishing gear maintenance

Due to the challenging times that Australia is facing because of the Coronavirus, producing a Fishing Report is proving a little more difficult than normal. Whilst there are strict guidelines from the Queensland Government regarding fishing for food in your local waterways, only with your family who lives with you or one other person, it might be a great idea …

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Fishing information update from Tackle World Bundaberg

fishing information bundaberg

Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 situation our Fishing Report for this week is based around information rather than what’s biting at the moment. FISHING AND ESSENTIAL BOAT USE TO CONTINUE Effective Tuesday 31 March 2020 Queenslanders can still take their boats out – but only if they are catching fish for their family to eat or “essential” travel. The …

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