Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Rain to benefit the Bundaberg fishing, crabbing and prawning

crabbing and prawning fishing barramundi

After such a long dry spell, Bundaberg finally received some welcome rain last weekend.  The only problem was, when it started it didn’t know how to stop; with Bundaberg receiving around 250-300mm of rain on a single day. All our local rivers will be a little dirty from the local run off but should start to clear up towards the …

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Rivers and creeks fishing well around Bundy

With the off shore forecast for the Bundaberg area not looking too good for the weekend, it is back up rivers and creeks for the keen anglers, and most of our local rivers have been fishing really well especially at the river mouth. Baffle Creek and the Kolan River have started to really turn on some great fishing with some …

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Estuaries and reefs firing off Bundaberg

A few anglers have been having some success in the Kolan River lately, with some nice barramundi being landed using 120mm Fangbaits and vibes. Good numbers of school mackerel, queenfish, and mac and longtail tuna have been caught right along our coastline from Woodgate up to 1770.  Floating pilchards on gang hooks and casting metal lures and retrieving at high …

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Bundaberg weather fantastic for school holidays

bundaberg weather barramundi

The fishing around the region has been fantastic and this weekend’s Bundaberg weather forecast is looking good for the kids for the first weekend of the school holidays to get out and wet a line. This past week, the Burnett River has produced some really nice summer whiting around the shallow sand bars. Yabbies and fresh peeled prawns are two …

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Summer species starting to show at Bundaberg

summer coral trout

The past week has seen some interesting weather around the Bundaberg area.  The summer northerly winds have kicked in early, meaning the water temperatures will be on the rise and some of the summer species will be on the chew. Over the past few weeks we have seen a few barra and mangrove jacks being caught throughout most local estuary …

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Transition period in effect around Bundaberg

barra open season 2019

Well it seems we are in that transition period where both summer and winter species are being caught throughout the Bundaberg region. Quite a few mangrove jack and the odd barramundi have fired up in our local rivers in this past week.  As the water temperatures slowly start to rise, this action should also increase over the coming months. I …

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All areas fishing well around Bundaberg

It’s looking like there will be a bit of a blow coming through the Bundaberg and offshore areas over the weekend, with 15-20 knots forecast, so it’s looking like the offshore fishing will get a bit of a rest. If you were fortunate enough to get out earlier in the week during the good weather, you would have been well …

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Magic fishing conditions around Bundaberg

Last weekend it was awesome to see so many bigger boats out on the water making the most of the magic weather conditions around the Bundaberg area. With the calm conditions, a lot of guys decided to run a little further out around the Warregoes and the islands, and by all reports most boats managed to bring home a good …

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Cracker weekend ahead at Bundaberg

With the weekend fast approaching, it’s looking like it’s going to be a cracker, with almost calm conditions forecast for the Bundaberg area.  If this weather holds, it’s going to give the big boats another chance to head out wide. The fishing out there has been great, with a lot of big pearl perch, jobfish and snapper being caught out …

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Anglers make the most of brilliant Bundaberg weather

Well, now we are into the eight month of 2017, and the days are warming up so it won’t be long until species like mangrove jack and barramundi start becoming more active in the Bundaberg area. Once again, the weather last weekend was brilliant in this part of the world and it was fantastic to see so many boats out …

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