Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Beat the heat in Bundy

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the weather for the Bundaberg area looking extremely good for the weekend, it’s a very good opportunity for the smaller tinnies to get offshore. There have been good reports of red emperor, coral trout, red throat emperor, parrot and pelagics such as spanish mackerel and cobia being caught lately. Putting down a well-presented flesh bait or pilchard …

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Weather hot but Bundy fishing hotter

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the cooler mornings we are starting to experience around the Bundaberg area, the spanish mackerel should really start turning up on the inshore reefs.  Using live bait, trolling hard body lures and throwing poppers on the surface are the best techniques to target them. There’s also been plenty of queenfish, schoolie mackerel and tuna in close.  Flasha …

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Pick a window this weekend

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the Australia Day holiday just gone, there has been reports of good numbers of fish caught around the region with the local reefs, rivers and creeks all producing. The weather this weekend is looking good with a few short windows both mornings.  There is still plenty of school mackerel being caught along the Bundaberg coastline. The local …

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Get the kids out before school starts

With the school holidays running out fast, this weekend will be a great chance to get out around the Bundaberg area and have a fish before the kids head back to school. BUNDABERG INSHORE The boats that got a chance to get out over the past week, have all reported catching plenty of school mackerel right along the Bundaberg coastline. …

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Offshore conditions improving

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the weather around the Bundaberg area, not looking too bad for Saturday, it looks like perfect weather to get offshore. We have had good reports coming in from last week of trout, parrot, grass sweetlip and smaller cobia being caught offshore from Bundaberg. If you are wanting to head offshore this weekend, always check your local weather …

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Hard-pulling bruisers close to home

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the weather not playing the game around the Bundaberg area this weekend, it’s going to be hard to get out and chase a few reef fish. There was some nice mackerel caught over the Christmas break. Trolling lures and floating a dead bait back behind the boat has been doing the damage. We are finding they have …

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Reef fishing set to peak in Bundy

BUNDABERG INSHORE After the big south east winds last weekend, the schoolie mackerel should be thick this weekend on the inshore reefs around the Bundaberg area. With the early morning low tides, the water should be quite clear around sunrise. My favourite time to pull Flasha spoons for mackerel is always when the sun just pops up. There’s been some …

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Early assaults will pay off

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the winds up this weekend around the Bundaberg area, getting out early to chase a few schoolie mackerel or even to troll for spanish mackerel, while searching for the schools of schoolies will be the best option to get a feed of fish. Have ready any type of Flasha lure or metal slug while trolling around.  Once …

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Barra on the bite in Bird Bay

BUNDABERG INSHORE There has been some good numbers of school mackerel being caught at and around the local reefs out from Bundaberg by trolling well rigged baits. Flasha lures and metal slugs retrieved quickly back to the boat have been doing the damage. Regarding the weather, there are a few short windows open on Friday and Saturday morning but be …

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Plan a river raid in Bundy

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the full moon occurring this coming Monday, the fish out at the reefs off Bundaberg should be chewing this weekend.  With the bigger tides in the mornings I’d be chasing the shallower fish such as coral trout and red throat emperor, then fishing for red emperor and other deeper species in the afternoons.  Using pilchards and 5” …

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