Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Good weather for inshore reef fishing around Bundy


INSHORE REEFS It looks like we are finally going to get some weather good enough to fish the inshore reefs! There should be plenty of mackerel action all up the coast with the full moon being in our favour. Fast-retrieving 35g and 50g Flasha spoons off the bottom is one of the most exciting and effective ways to catch the …

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Awesome fishing in rivers around Bundy


Firstly, I hope everyone has had a good break over the Christmas/New Year period, recharged your batteries and are looking forward to a bigger and better 2019, both on and off the water. Unfortunately the forecast for the Bundaberg area is looking pretty windy along the coast for the next few days, but as always, check the latest forecast before …

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Bundaberg region fishing very well for Christmas

Well, it’s that time of the year again – Christmas is almost here, and by now I’m sure Santa should have all his gifts wrapped ready for his annual trip around Australia. Unfortunately for the farmers there wasn’t anywhere near the rain that was forecast out of ex-tropical cyclone Owen, but on the plus side, none of the impoundments over-flowed …

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Hot bites on offer around Bundaberg

hot bites bundaberg

THE BURNETT RIVER The Burnett River fished very well over the weekend with awesome reports of grunter, bream, flathead and whiting!  With the smaller tides this weekend it will pay to fish with very lightly-weighted baits and soft plastics.  With the very little run in the tide, making your bait or soft plastic look as natural as possible will be …

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Fishing still good around Bundy despite the heat

Finally, it’s great to see some cooler weather upon us in the Bundaberg area to cool things down a bit, making it more comfortable to spend some time on the water. The crazy heat earlier in the week was making it nearly unbearable to be out on the water. We are still very lucky that the fishing in our area …

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Hot and westerly around Sunshine Coast

westerly wind snapper sunshine coast

So finally the weather gods have started to play ball toward the end of the week and let most anglers have a shot of getting offshore. With warm westerly breezes and light swell lot of anglers have been hitting the inshore and offshore reefs with some great results. Out wide has been harder to fish but those boats that did …

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Hot weather has fired up barra and jacks

hot weather fired up barra and jacks

Well, the start of the hot weather is certainly upon us in the Bundaberg area with some scorcher days this past week.  These have certainly fired up the mangrove jack in all the local rivers and creeks. THE BURNETT RIVER The Burnett River is still fishing very well.  Some nice grunter and bream have been caught on the gravel beds.  …

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Plenty of life on Bundaberg reefs

coral trout plenty of life bundaberg

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The forecast for this weekend for the Bundaberg area is a weird one.  It looks like on Saturday we are going to experience some SW winds and it seems there might be a short window of light winds before midday.  However, it pays to check the updated forecast before heading out. The Five Degree and the Fifteen Mile …

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Fishing looking great around Bundy


BUNDABERG OFFSHORE As the days roll around to the weekend, the current forecast for the Bundaberg area is looking great. However, it pays to check the up-to-date weather forecast or even check with the local VMR before heading out. We have perfect tides for the weekend, so if the weather permits, places like the gutters will be well worth a …

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Rivers and impoundments magic around Bundy


Well, another Melbourne Cup has been done and run for another year, and I hope everyone has recovered and is looking forward to wetting a line this weekend. For any big boats hoping to head offshore from the Bundaberg area this weekend, unfortunately at the moment, the weather isn’t looking too flash, so it’s looking like most of the action …

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