Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Bundaberg weekly fishing report

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Now that it’s open season on snapper and pearl perch, all our local reef fisherman can once again get out and chase both species.  Even though the conditions weren’t great, the anglers who were lucky enough to have some time off earlier this week and ventured offshore all reported catching a quality mixed bag of reef fish including …

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Bundaberg weekly fishing report

cod

BUNDABERG INSHORE Firstly, the weather isn’t looking too good for the weekend. For the anglers that got out over the last week, there was some nice red emperor, grassy sweet lip, coral trout, cod, red throat emperor, parrot fish and hussar.  The baits used have been squid, pilchard and yuccas. The rigs that have been used are paternoster with single …

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Bundaberg region – weekly fishing report

yellowtail kingfish

BUNDABERG INSHORE For the boats that want to get out over the weekend, the reefs in close aren’t looking too bad. Good size grunter have been reported using large fresh prawns. If you don’t mind a good feed of whiting, north of the Leeds and near the lighthouse spoil grounds is where most schools hold. Using beach worms, cut up …

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If all else fails chase bass!

BUNDABERG INSHORE The inshore reefs have been producing some very nice grunter over the past week. Most of these fish are getting caught on soft vibes and using prawns as fresh bait. There has been some good winter whiting being caught as well. Berkley Gulp worms and using squid as bait has been producing the goods. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the …

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Fish smart around big blows

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE After a few good days of weather during this past week around the Bundaberg area, it was great to see the local reef fishermen get stuck into plenty of quality reef fish, including coral trout, grass sweetlip, red emperor, maori cod and parrot.  Unfortunately, for this weekend it is predicted to blow up a little, but please check …

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Bundy bass are chewing

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the weather this weekend not looking the best at this point, for the fishos that can get out offshore, there’s some nice grunter and sweet lip still being caught from the local reefs. Just keep in mind that the snapper and pearl perch closure starts on 15 July to 15 August 2021. Always make sure to check the …

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Bundy back to its best

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The weather for over the weekend is not looking too bad, with Sunday being the best of both days. We have been getting good reports of reef species such as coral trout, red emperor, and a lot of grassy sweetlip being caught offshore from Bundy. Remember to always check the weather report for updates before heading out. BUNDABERG …

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Winter’s got the works in Bundy

BUNDABERG INSHORE The inshore reefs will be producing some cracker snapper and grunter this weekend. The 4 mile and the Artificial Reef off Elliot Heads should be the hot spots. Jigging soft vibes and 5” soft plastics off the bottom will get you into some action. Also, if you’re more into bait fishing, lightly sinking pilchards and squid to the …

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Opportunities for small boat brigade

BUNDABERG INSHORE With light south-westerly’s forecast this weekend, it should allow plenty of small boats to get out and take advantage of the fantastic fishing our inshore reefs have been providing. Squire/snapper have really turned it on over the past month. The key with areas such as Cochrane’s Artificial Reef and 4 mile, is to fish as the sun is …

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Offshore Bundy going off

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Firstly, how good has the weather been over the last week? There has been some cracking days for the big boats to get offshore. There has been some awesome fish coming over the side. The bait of choice was mullet fillets, squid, yellowtail and pilchards. The rig to use depending on the bottom you’re fishing, can vary from …

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