Barra

Quality flathead in Burnett Bundaberg region

ALL in all the weather around the Bundaberg area hasn’t been too bad for the kids on school holidays.  Some excellent reports have come in from both estuary and offshore during this past week. The Burnett River has continued to produce the goods with some top quality flathead and grunter keeping the youngsters amused.  Both soft plastics and fresh baits …

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Bundaberg fishing report flathead, barra, mangrove jack

A mate and I did a trip up to the dam last Sunday.  For the few hours we were on the water we managed to hook two barra and spook quite a few other larger barra out from the snags they were hiding in.  The lure of choice was the Jackall Squirrel fished with long pauses alongside the timbered snags. …

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Mackerel, tailor, trevally, queenfish around Bundaberg

LOOKING at the latest forecast, things around the Bundaberg area may come good for some offshore fishing, so fingers crossed. Also, keep an eye on the latest forecast before heading out, as the predicted northerlies can be unpredictable. The mouths of most of the rivers have been fishing well with some school mackerel, tailor and a mix of trevally and …

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Bundaberg Fishing Report: Quality Flathead, Grunter, Bream

THE offshore fishing forecast for the Bundaberg area is not looking so flash for the weekend, so up the rivers and creeks it is. Luckily enough most of the rivers and creeks are fishing well. The Baffle and Kolan have been producing some quality flathead and grunter, mainly by fishing the first of the making tide. A few mangrove jacks …

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Cape York Fishing Options

So in many areas drains, gutters, small creeks, small waterfalls and cascades should all continue to fish well into July, barring any cold snaps. These sorts of features can be hugely exciting and productive to work with soft plastics, hard-bodied lures and of course the ever-popular live baits of fish and prawns. Never discount fishing at night too, using a …

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Bream and Barra around Bundaberg in June 2016

Well, let’s hope this weekend’s weather forecast is better than last weekend. The rain was fantastic but the wild winds caused a little damage with some trees down and it also flattened some of the local sugar cane crops. Let’s hope it stays dry for the start of the crushing which is due to kick off in the next few …

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Lake Monduran Barra Back on the Bite

One of the things every angler needs is the drive of positive thought. Most anglers I know who constantly catch quality fish always go out with the best attitude. To find out about all the hot fishing spots on Lake Monduran, make sure you pop in on the way through and see us at Foxies Barra Havoc, on the highway at Gin Gin. In …

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Barramundi Will be Hooked on Revitalised Fishways

victorian barra fishing hazelwood

SOMETHING fishy is happening at the Gooseponds in North Mackay. Council is about to commence work on a project aimed at improving fish passage between the Gooseponds and the region’s estuaries. Cr Fran Fordham said two fishways at the Gooseponds would be the focus of remediation works. “Council will be undertaking significant rehabilitation works to the vertical slot fishway upstream of …

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