Tackleworld – Bundaberg

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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Beat the weather up a creek

BUNDABERG INSHORE The weather’s not looking very good for the in/offshore this coming weekend.  As always, check the weather report before heading out. The rivers, creeks and beaches are looking like the place to fish. For the anglers that got out over the past week, there was some nice spanish mackerel, tuna and school mackerel caught. BURNETT RIVER With the …

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Weekend fishing report – Bundaberg

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE How good was it to see so many big boats out and about last weekend around the Bundaberg region? Good news is that most boats managed to secure a quality mixed bag of reef fish including red emperor, coral trout, grass sweetlip, and parrot. On the other side, nearly every boat reported losing lots of trophy reef fish …

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Beat the heat in Bundy

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the weather for the Bundaberg area looking extremely good for the weekend, it’s a very good opportunity for the smaller tinnies to get offshore. There have been good reports of red emperor, coral trout, red throat emperor, parrot and pelagics such as spanish mackerel and cobia being caught lately. Putting down a well-presented flesh bait or pilchard …

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Weather hot but Bundy fishing hotter

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the cooler mornings we are starting to experience around the Bundaberg area, the spanish mackerel should really start turning up on the inshore reefs.  Using live bait, trolling hard body lures and throwing poppers on the surface are the best techniques to target them. There’s also been plenty of queenfish, schoolie mackerel and tuna in close.  Flasha …

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Pick a window this weekend

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the Australia Day holiday just gone, there has been reports of good numbers of fish caught around the region with the local reefs, rivers and creeks all producing. The weather this weekend is looking good with a few short windows both mornings.  There is still plenty of school mackerel being caught along the Bundaberg coastline. The local …

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Get the kids out before school starts

With the school holidays running out fast, this weekend will be a great chance to get out around the Bundaberg area and have a fish before the kids head back to school. BUNDABERG INSHORE The boats that got a chance to get out over the past week, have all reported catching plenty of school mackerel right along the Bundaberg coastline. …

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Offshore conditions improving

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the weather around the Bundaberg area, not looking too bad for Saturday, it looks like perfect weather to get offshore. We have had good reports coming in from last week of trout, parrot, grass sweetlip and smaller cobia being caught offshore from Bundaberg. If you are wanting to head offshore this weekend, always check your local weather …

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Hard-pulling bruisers close to home

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the weather not playing the game around the Bundaberg area this weekend, it’s going to be hard to get out and chase a few reef fish. There was some nice mackerel caught over the Christmas break. Trolling lures and floating a dead bait back behind the boat has been doing the damage. We are finding they have …

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Reef fishing set to peak in Bundy

BUNDABERG INSHORE After the big south east winds last weekend, the schoolie mackerel should be thick this weekend on the inshore reefs around the Bundaberg area. With the early morning low tides, the water should be quite clear around sunrise. My favourite time to pull Flasha spoons for mackerel is always when the sun just pops up. There’s been some …

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