Tackleworld – Bundaberg

Fantastic fishing around Bundaberg

I hope everyone enjoyed a little time off over the Easter break. By now, I’m guessing there aren’t too many Easter eggs left in the basket. Once again, we were fortunate to receive some pretty good weather around the Bundaberg area over this period and by all reports, a lot of anglers made the most of the good conditions either …

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Easter looking awesome around Bundaberg

Looking forward into the Easter break, it seems it’s going to be a cracker for any outdoor activities around the Bundaberg area. A good weather forecast has predicted light winds and sunny days for most of the break. The past week has seen most of our local river systems starting to clean up, especially down around the river mouths.  Most …

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Fishing options around Bundy prior to the rain

Well, we have seen some interesting weather this week from Cyclone Debbie. She left her mark up north and dumped some rain along the coast as it moved inland. This rain has put a fresh flow down most of the rivers and creeks. Although a fresh sometimes slows down our fishing, in the long term it kicks the eco-system back …

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Effort rewards Bundaberg anglers

Last weekend saw a good offshore forecast for the Bundaberg area, allowing a lot of big boats to head offshore.  Those who put in the time and effort were well rewarded with some quality reef fish. Good numbers of coral trout, sweetlip and parrot were caught.  Some of the real big boats got out to the shelf and caught some …

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Great offshore fishing around Bundy

How good was it last weekend to see some great offshore fishing weather around Bundaberg region? Even though the tides were big, some quality fish were caught.  Plenty of coral trout, sweetlip, parrot, hussar and a few red emperor were all caught. There was also good numbers of cobia and spanish mackerel caught by trolling dead baits or large Minnow …

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Bundaberg inshore reefs fishing well

What a difference a bit of good weather makes!  With the lighter winds last weekend, it was awesome to see so many people out and about making the most of what Bundaberg has to offer. The inshore reefs fished extremely well last weekend.  A few switched-on young anglers had some amazing sessions with large Poppers and Stick Baits over the …

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Mixed bag on offer around Bundaberg

It’s been another great start to the year on the fishing scene around the Bundaberg region. Unfortunately the south-easterlies are predicted to pick up to around the 20-25 knots this weekend, restricting any offshore fishing trips. The good news is that the bigger boats that headed out last weekend all reported landing a quality mixed bag, including parrot, sweetlip, hussar, …

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Plenty of good fish offshore from Bundaberg

Well, it looks like there’s a chance the anglers around the Bundaberg area may get offshore this weekend.  The tides for the weekend are looking spot on, meaning minimal run, making it easier to fish most of the smaller patches of reef.  Hopefully the fish will be on the chew. During the last lot of good offshore weather we had, …

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Warm weather keeps estuary fish chewing

Well, it looks like we’re in for a few more hot days to come.  At this stage the weather for this weekend is shaping up well with relatively light winds forecast for the Bundaberg area. There have not been many reports from anglers heading offshore, so let’s hope this weekend can change that. The warm temperatures have continued to keep …

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Mangrove jack firing; barramundi season reopens

Earlier this week saw the end of the annual barramundi closure, so we can now target barramundi in salt water. Even though the season has been open only for a few days, some quality barra have been caught. Most of the barra have come out of the deeper holes, and live-baiting with large poddy mullet has been the way to …

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