Tackleworld – Bundaberg

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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Monduran Dam anglers rewarded with good catches

rewarded with good catches lake monduran

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the weather around the Bundaberg area looking a bit up and down over the past week, Sunday is looking to be the best day on the weekend to poke your nose out the front to have a fish.  There have been plenty of schoolie mackerel along the coast.  Try trolling smaller hard bodies or casting smaller chrome …

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Bundaberg inshore reefs producing grunter and snapper

bundaberg inshore reefs

BUNDABERG INSHORE The Bundaberg inshore reefs have been producing some cracking grunter and snapper.  Some of the grunter have been 70cm plus.  My favourite way to chase both of these fish on the Bundaberg inshore reefs is by working Samaki 20g vibes all through the water column.  Looking at your sounder and finding the bait will put you in the …

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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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