Barra

Rocky Barra Bounty

Day two began very similarly to day one and we started in roughly the same area, hoping to catch an hour or two of the run-out tide and hopefully jag a barra. After two hours without a touch and just as the dirty water started to push back in from the mouth, we decided to pull the pin and head …

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Barra Closed Season: Queensland East Coast

THE annual barra closed season along Queensland’s east coast will be effective from midday on November 1, 2015 through to midday on February 1, 2016. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol district officer Robert Ibell said officers will be stepping up surveillance during the three-month closure to protect this valued fish species during the summer wet season. “The barramundi closed season applies …

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Barra, Bream, Flathead & Jew around Bundaberg

This should be the perfect recipe to get the barra on the chew, as we’re predicting that there will be quite a few barra weighed in.  Most of the Tackle World Bundaberg team will be attending the weekend, so come up and say “G’day”. If you can’t make it up to Monduran this year there will be heaps of fishing …

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Barra on the Bite for Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic

FRIDAY, October 16 marks the opening of nominations for Queensland’s richest freshwater fishing competition the 2015 Clancy Corporation Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic. To be hosted at Mount Isa’s picturesque Lake Moondarra just 15 kilometres outside of the iconic mining city’s CBD the annual Fishing Classic is tipped to attract in excess of 500 competitors and thousands of spectators over its …

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Estuary Fishing Fantastic around Bundaberg

We’ve heard of quite a few nice barramundi caught in both systems last weekend on soft plastics and suspending hard body lures.  There was also reports of heaps of estuary cod and flathead, which were a welcome bycatch. The Win Television Monduran Family Fishing Classic will be held on 17th and 18th of October this year.  This is always a …

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Mount Isa’s Fishing Classic a Community Affair

A sometimes unknown fact about one of outback Queensland’s most iconic annual events, the Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic, is it’s 100 percent a fundraising activity organised by a volunteer community organisation… an impressive undertaking considering its size and reputation. Also a ritual for many locals, the Moondarra Fishing Classic is a true community affair. Co-event manager George Fortune said: “Further …

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Countdown on to QLD’s Richest Freshwater Fishing Event

WITH less than four weeks remaining until all the action of the 2015 Clancy Corporation Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic commences, organiser Mount Isa Fish Stocking Group is kicking things into high gear. Requiring hundreds of hours in volunteer man power to turn what is famously crowned as Queensland’s richest freshwater fishing event into a reality, the organising committee is busily preparing everything …

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Impoundment barra on the bite

The hot name on the Australian lure market at the moment is Zerek Innovation. Brought into Australia by Wilson Fishing, Zerek is a market leader in many fishing applications. New products such as the Zerek Skittish Dog, Fish Trap, Surger and Tango Shad were recently released at the Australian Fishing Trade Association show on the Gold Coast. In the coming months we …

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Gladstone barra and jacks active

WINTER in Gladstone year has been very mild until recently, with temperatures rarely dropping below 12C on the central coast. This has seen the water temperature staying higher over winter and fish such as barra and jacks remaining a common capture. As the temperature begins to rise towards the end of August, these fish will start to bite for longer …

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