Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Anglers head offshore in good Bundaberg weather

anglers head offshore bundaberg

Well, it doesn’t usually happen, but the weather around the Bundaberg area was better than the predicted forecast last weekend.  A lot of anglers made the most of the good conditions and took the opportunity to head offshore.  Let’s hope this happens again this weekend, because some of the fish caught in close was very impressive and fishos will be …

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Big mud crabs on offer at Bundaberg

big mud crabs bundaberg

Looking into the weekend’s forecast, it’s not looking too flash for any offshore fishing around the Bundaberg area, so it looks like the local rivers and creeks will be where it’s at again for this week. With the recent rain we have had, this has only fired up the condition of the local river systems and has improved the fishing. …

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Barra fishers delight in open season around Bundaberg

barra fishers bundaberg

By now, everyone should have recovered from the Australia Day celebrations and are either back at school or work for another big year. The good news for all the barra fishers is the barra season opened up again at midday on the 1st of February for all of the rivers around the Bundaberg area. With the full moon on Wednesday …

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Bundaberg rivers continue to produce fish

bundaberg rivers fish

Looking forward into the Australia Day long weekend, the offshore forecast for the Bundaberg area isn’t looking too good, but the general forecast for a bit of camping and fishing in the Bundaberg rivers and creeks is still looking fair. As for the fishing this past week, if you were lucky enough to brave the weather and get offshore last …

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Bundaberg barramundi and bream on the bite

bundaberg barramundi and bream

Big numbers of small prawns are present in both systems and their size should improve over the next few weeks. Mangrove jack and some nice grunter and bream have been caught on a regular basis in the upper reaches on soft plastics, vibes and baits.  Down towards the mouths, big queenfish, dart, flathead and some monster whiting have been keeping …

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Burnett River a hive of activity

A few days earlier this week saw a few boats head offshore.  A mixed bag of reef fish were caught but there were plenty of spanish mackerel about, so floating large dead baits or trolling big lures such as the Halco Laser Pro 190 was the way to catch a big Spanish. A bit of stable weather this week saw …

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Fishing fantastic around Bundaberg region

bundaberg region mangrove jack

Firstly, I trust that everyone had a happy and safe New Years and that you all saw in 2018 in style. With a bit of luck, the weather in 2018 will be kinder than last year, giving us all more chance to get out and wet a line in the Bundaberg region. By this weekend, the threat of thunderstorms should …

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Lake Gregory bass biting and Bundy rivers firing

gregory bass bundy rivers

The mouths of both Baffle Creek and the Kolan River will be the areas to concentrate on as these areas see the cleanest water.  There has been a good number of grunter, flathead and whiting about in the Bundy rivers.  There is also a few trevally and queenfish right at the mouths as well. The good old Burnett is shaping …

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Big spanish mackerel around Bundaberg

big spanish mackerel bundaberg

My son and I did a quick run over to Lake Cania last weekend.  The dam levels were at 100%, and the fishing was fantastic.  We both caught heaps of Australia bass up to 50cm.  Most of the bass were caught on soft plastics and spinnerbaits. Finally, Lake Monduran Holiday Park is looking a treat if you’re wanting somewhere to …

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Big bass on the bite around Bundaberg

big bass bundaberg region

Well around the Bundaberg area we sure have copped our fair share of rain over the past week, sending more fresh down most of our river systems.  This will make the fishing very interesting, as this will push most of the species back down towards the river mouths. There has been a good number of bream about with some topping …

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