Tackleworld – Bundaberg

A chance to tangle with reefies

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE  The weather for this weekend is looking good for the boats wanting to get offshore, with Saturday being the better day. Coral trout, red emperor, grass sweet lip, parrot and a few spanish mackerel being caught from previous weeks. Remember to always check the weather conditions before heading out.   BUNDABERG INSHORE  For the smaller boats it’s a good opportunity to hit the inshore reefs. Very …

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Cold snap snapper is happening

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the water cooling down the snapper are really starting to turn up.  Working 20g soft vibes and 5” soft plastics off the bottom at sunrise and sunset has been getting most of the action. Lightly weighting squid and pilchards is a deadly trick as well. Definitely keep an eye out for big spanish mackerel roaming around as …

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Creeks crawling with life

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The forecast at this stage for the Bundaberg Show Holiday on Thursday should be good enough for the bigger boats to venture offshore and get stuck into some cracking reef fish off Bundaberg and 1770. Unfortunately, the wind is expected to strengthen slightly again over the weekend, restricting most of the fishing closer to shore.  As always, check …

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Winter reefies move in

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the recent good weather there has been a range of good sized fish caught, using a range of different methods and techniques.  The slow pitch jigging and strip baiting has been working well. We have been seeing a range of fish being caught from pearl perch, coral trout, and red throat emperor. There are still some good spanish …

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Fishing will fire if weather holds

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The offshore fishing last weekend surely turned it on. Plenty of cracker sized coral trout and red emperor were caught. Fingers crossed the weather plays the game this weekend, with the smaller tides this weekend and a building moon, the fish should be really on the chew. Remember to focus on the tide changes when fishing the deep, …

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Fantastic conditions in Bundy

Firstly, I wish all the mothers a fantastic day for Mother’s Day on Sunday. At this stage the weather is looking fantastic to get outdoors and make the most of what Bundy has to offer. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE As I mentioned earlier, the forecast is looking good at this stage for the bigger boats to have a crack offshore this weekend.  …

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River and dam action hot

BUNDABERG INSHORE With the weather looking a bit windy for the weekend, hanging around the mouth of the Burnett River casting a few slugs or trolling a hard body lure may catch you a feed of pelagics. We have been getting good reports of schoolie mackerel, tuna, queenfish and trevally all being caught.  Always check the weather report before venturing …

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Huge range of species available offshore

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE For the anglers that got out in the good weather window that we had, there was some nice fish caught such as coral trout, red emperor, tusk fish and red throat emperor. Anglers have been using a range of baits but the mullet fillet has been the stand out for most anglers. They have also been using a …

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Comfortable weather and ravenous fish

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With a couple of decent days weather last weekend, both the Burnett River and Agnes Water boat ramps were very busy. By all reports most boats managed to land a quality mixed bag of reef fish including coral trout, red emperor, grass sweet lip and parrot. Once again sharks were a problem, destroying lots of good fish. BUNDABERG …

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Mackerel moving in close

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the new moon tides this weekend, the trout and red throat emperor should be chewing in the shallows. Using pilchards as bait and jigging 5” soft plastics will get you the bite. With plenty of water moving the spanish mackerel should be feeding as well. Setting unweighted gar out the back while you’re fishing for reefies on …

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