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Boaties catch their bag limit around Bundaberg

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Once again the weather forecast for the Bundaberg area for this weekend is looking fantastic.  We all can’t remember such a good run of weather around the local area in ages.  Most of the boats took advantage of the flat conditions last weekend and fished around the islands off Bundaberg and 1770.  By all reports most boats managed to capture …

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Good run of calm weather around Bundaberg


WOW!! How good was it to see a good run of calm offshore weather around the Bundaberg region during the past week? BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With not a car park left at the Burnett Heads boat ramp, this meant that a lot of boats had the chance to head well offshore, and by all reports everyone caught fish. The islands from …

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Break in conditions sees Bundaberg fishos into action

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BUNDABERG OFFSHORE It was fantastic to see a small break in the windy conditions around the Bundaberg area during this past week.  For some reef fishermen it has been months between outings, but this weekend and the first few days of next week are looking good to get out offshore and re-stock the freezers.  With no one being able to …

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Quality fishing around Bundaberg


BURNETT RIVER The trusty old Burnett River keeps producing some quality fishing. There has still been a good number of big grunter about and plenty of cod and mangrove jacks being caught along the rock walls by live-baiting or using weedless rigged soft plastics, with Zerek Live Cherabins being a standout. Some of the sand flats have produced some quality …

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Bundaberg rivers fishing awesome despite wild weather

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BURNETT RIVER The Burnett has been fishing awesome with plenty of cracker grunter and flathead being caught! The standout way to target them has been throwing 10g and 20g Samaki soft vibes over gravel beds and shallow sand bars. There has also been plenty of good sized mangrove jacks caught on the shallow rock bars at low tide. Flicking small …

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Effort well rewarded for Bundaberg anglers

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BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With some nice weather around the Bundaberg area earlier in the week, it was fantastic to see quite a few large boats gear up and head out to the reefs.  By all reports the anglers who put in the effort were well rewarded with some nice mixed bags of coral trout, red emperor, sweetlip, cod and parrot. BUNDABERG …

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Plenty of reports of mangrove jack near Bundaberg

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BUNDABERG OFFSHORE The offshore forecast for the Bundaberg area could go either way this weekend, so keep an eye on it and check the latest updates before heading out.  The new moon was earlier this week and we are on the building moon so the fishing should be pretty hot out there.  Targeting red emperor and coral trout in the …

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Wetting a line at Bundaberg worthwhile

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How good is it to live in this part of Australia at this time of the year?  I’m sure everyone enjoyed their Australia Day celebrations, and it was great to see so many anglers around the Bundaberg area out wetting a line last weekend. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Finally, there was a small window in the weather for a few of the …

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Trusty Burnett River continues to produce

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BUNDABERG OFFSHORE We were really lucky around the Bundaberg area that earlier in the week we had a small window of reasonable weather that allowed a few boats to head offshore.  Although the weather didn’t quite turn out as forecast, those who braved the conditions caught some quality fish, including coral trout, parrot, sweetlip and a few big cod.  There …

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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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