Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Weekly fishing report March 27 – Tackle World Bundaberg

Cracker queenfish

BUNDABERG INSHORE The inshore reefs have been firing the past week! The numbers of 1m+ queenfish at the four mile and the artificial reef off Elliott Heads has been crazy! I found if they are hanging around the bottom, 20g Samaki Vibes were perfect to get the bite. If you see them up towards the surface, throwing Halco Rooster Poppers …

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Fishing restricted to sheltered waterways around Bundaberg

fishing restricted bundaberg

This weekend, it looks like we’ll see the fishing restricted to the local Bundaberg estuaries and impoundments due to the wind that has been generated from the low pressure system that has slipped down the Queensland coast during the week.  Remember, if you plan on going fishing, always check the latest weather forecast before heading out as conditions can change …

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Things starting to settle and fishing improving at Bundy

fishing starting to settle bundaberg

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the amount of rain we’ve had around the Bundaberg area over the past month, things are starting to settle down and the inshore fishing has really improved.  There has been plenty of bait around the inshore reefs which, in turn has sent the pelagics into a feeding frenzy.  Trolling large-sized diving lures will pick you up a …

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Quality estuary species the best bet at Bundaberg

THE BURNETT RIVER Even though the Bundaberg region has received some welcome rain and most of the rivers and creeks are running a little fresh, plenty of quality estuary species are being caught.  The rock walls from the mouth down to Kirby’s Wall are still producing some nice bream, mangrove jack and estuary cod.  Mud crabs have really fired up …

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Don’t forget to throw crab pots in around Bundaberg

throw crab pots in

BUNDABERG INSHORE With rain we’ve had around the Bundaberg area over the past few weeks, there is bulk bait on all the inshore reefs.  The number of big grunter that have been caught has been crazy!  As the water clears up the mackerel should turn up everywhere on the inshore reefs.  Fishing for them with lightly-weighted pilchards and Flasha Spoons …

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Lenthalls looking good for barra fishing

lenthalls dam barra

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE All the rain we have been receiving around the Bundaberg area lately can only be good for the future fishing. The bigger boats that headed offshore over the previous weekend ended up getting good feeds of red emperor, coral trout, nannygai and a lot of red throat emperor.  With the sharks in big numbers on the reefs, it …

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Mangrove jack in full flight around Bundaberg

mangrove jack in full flight bundaberg

THE BURNETT RIVER With the full moon falling on this Sunday the fishing in the Burnett River should be hot!  With the barramundi season just opening, you’d be crazy not to target them. My favourite way to chase the barra is with 20g soft vibes.  Fishing the tide change is definitely what to aim for and looking for any sort …

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Really nice mud crabs in Burnett River

really nice mud crabs burnett river

With a bit of luck, everyone has recovered from their Australia Day activities last weekend.  It was awesome to see so many families and friends in the great outdoors enjoying what the Bundaberg region has to offer. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE By all reports, the bigger boats that headed to the islands out off Agnes Water all managed to boat plenty of …

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Get out on the water this Australia Day weekend

australia day weekend fishing bundaberg

With the forecast for the Bundaberg area looking good for the Australia Day weekend, it’s time to get out and do what most Australians love to do – be on the water boating and fishing. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE For the guys hoping to get offshore for the weekend, the weather is looking fantastic.  Reports from previous weeks have been great with …

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Great chance to go fishing around Bundaberg

great chance fishing bundaberg

How good is it to receive at least a bit of rain around the Bundaberg area over the past week?  Let’s hope this continues into the rest of 2020.  With only one week left of the school holidays, next week is looking like a great chance to get out and wet a line. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Apart from a few showers, …

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