Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Bream, Flathead, Mackerel, Whiting & Barra Around Bundaberg

School mackerel and massive Spanish mackerel have been holding on any structure and are biting well on floating pilchards and gar. Live baits have been very effective, also getting smashed as the pelagic species move through. A few schools of tuna have been mixed through the mackerel. The tuna are also fantastic fun to catch, either by casting small metal …

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Magical Fishing around Bundaberg

Good numbers of trumpeter, bream, whiting and the odd salmon were boated last weekend as well, by using soft plastics and fresh baits. By the sounds of it, a few prawns are still being caught in the Kolan and Burnett rivers in the deeper holes.  The quality of the mud crabs has also improved over the past week or so. …

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Lure Fishers Doing Well around Bundaberg

We have not had many reports on Lake Gregory’s bass this week, but Lake Monduran’s barra have really fired up.  Lots of barra between 90cm and the magic metre have been hooked. Rob from Guidelines Charters has told me that it’s been one of the most productive weeks on the barramundi this year.  Casting around the back of bays and …

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Threadfin Salmon, Bream, Flathead and Barra around Bundaberg

Most of the action has been between the old ferry crossing and Burnett Heads.  Anglers casting vibe style lures around the schools of prawns have caught some big threadfin salmon last week.  Lots of threadies over the magic metre have been smashing through the large amounts of baitfish and prawns. As the weather cools down the bream fishing should only …

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Prawns and Barra in Big Numbers around Bundy

Well, another week has passed and it’s been awesome to see so many boats out on the water around the Bundaberg region, making the most of the school holidays. At this stage, the forecast for this weekend is looking good with light winds and mostly sunny days predicted, but please keep an eye on the weather conditions as things can …

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Mangrove Jack, Mackerel, Flathead around Bundaberg

All in all it hasn’t been a bad week weather-wise around Bundaberg, and the weekend’s forecast is looking good to get out and wet a line. Sunday should be okay for anyone thinking of fishing the close inshore reefs along our coastline. Please check your local forecast before you head out though, as things can change. A few really nice …

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Magic Weather and Fishing around Bundaberg

Some top flathead, whiting and trumpeter have been keeping everyone busy. Crabbing always seems to fire up over Easter every year and this year is no different with some top quality muddies caught. By the photos I have seen, it looks like the barra at Lake Monduran fired up over Easter. Early mornings and late afternoons have been prime times …

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Hot Burnett River Fishing over Easter

Well it’s nearly that time of the year where the Easter Bunny will be out and about. This is also the start of two weeks of school holidays. This is always a magic time to get away either camping or just spending some quality time on the water with your family. Wasn’t it awesome to finally get some good weather …

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Action Aplenty Around Bundaberg

Not much has changed this week in the Kolan River.  Prawning and crabbing have both been productive with the odd nice flathead mangrove jack or barra hooked this past week. On the freshwater scene, I recently did a run over to Cania Dam near Monto.  This is one of my favourite little dams to chase Australian bass and saratoga.  Both …

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