Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Action on offer inshore

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the weather forecast looking a bit ordinary for this weekend, it’s time to do a little bit of boat and trailer maintenance.  Change those bearings and grease the trailer, fix any electrical problems on the boat and just give the boat a good tidy-up.  Also, check to see if your rods and reels need any maintenance.  If …

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Warmer days bring bigger bites

ISN’T it great that the daylight hours are starting to get longer and the temperatures are just starting to rise? This is always a magic time of the year to get out and explore what the Bundaberg region has to offer. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The anglers who were lucky enough to have some time off earlier in the week and venture …

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Weather set to improve for the weekend

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE FOR the boaters who took the opportunity to get offshore from Bundaberg over the past week, there has been really good reports of red emperor, coral trout, parrot and heaps of grass sweetlip being caught out wide.  This weekend looks like it’s shaping up to be another good one for those boats wanting to chase a few red …

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Sharks taking it easy in Bundy

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The fishing offshore from Bundaberg has been red hot!  With the sharks calming down people have had a chance to get the trophy fish up.  Some of the sizes of the coral trout that have been caught around the Fifteen Mile area has been crazy.  We are coming into my favourite time of the year for chasing red …

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Plenty of impressive reef fish to be hooked around Bundaberg


BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Once again there might be some small windows of opportunity to get out and wet a line off Bundaberg this weekend. The few boats that headed out last weekend, though it was a little rougher than the forecast, managed to land plenty of impressive reef fish, including coral trout, green jobfish, red emperor, grass sweetlip and parrot. Let’s …

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Reports of quality red emperor off Bundaberg

quality red emperor bundaberg

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE For those who didn’t manage to get out over the last weekend certainly missed out – with the weather being so good the smaller boats had a chance to head a bit further offshore.  There were reports of quality red emperor, coral trout, redthroat sweetlip and parrot being common catches.  The weather around the Bundaberg area for this …

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Ripper fishing throughout Bundaberg region

ripper fishing bundaberg

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Lately, we’ve seen ripper fishing off Bundaberg and 1770!  Plenty of trophy-sized coral trout and red emperor has been caught.  Using pilchards and live baits will get you into some tasty trout, and big flesh baits will get you some red emperor action.  Remember to fish the tide change, as that one hour on the tide change can …

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Burnett River bream fishing improving

burnett river bream fishing

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE At this stage the offshore forecast for the Bundaberg area is looking fantastic for this weekend.  Plenty of big boats ventured out offshore in the first week of the school holidays between Burnett Heads and 1770.  Plenty of coral trout, red emperor, red throat emperor, grass sweetlip and hussar have been on the chew around the offshore reefs.  …

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Best catches include red emperor off Bundaberg

red emperor best catches

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the weather around the Bundaberg area being a bit up and down over the past week, Saturday is looking like the best day for the weekend. There have been good reports of fish with red emperor, coral trout and grass sweetlip the best catches. As always, make sure to check the latest weather report before heading out. …

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Plenty of blue salmon biting in Burnett River

plenty of blue salmon

BUNDABERG INSHORE Some cracking snapper and grunter have been caught around the Bundaberg area over the past week.  The Four Mile Reef and the Cochrane Artificial Reef off Elliot Heads have been the hot spots.  Drifting over the top and the edges of the Four Mile working soft plastics and soft vibes will get you into the action.  At the …

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