Latest in-depth reviews

  • Hooks, Indepth Reviews, Tackle

    Tested: Black Magic whiting rigs

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    Monthly readers who read my weekly Moreton Bay reports (, would know I’m definitely an old school fisherman. A lot of us old schoolers find it hard to change the ways we have always caught fish; it’s a lot easier to stick with the kind of fishing that we know, and to keep using the…

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Tested: Geecrack Japanese lures

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    These days Aussie anglers are familiar with the quality of Japanese fishing lures. However, what many anglers may not know is that the Japanese products in Aussie stores are only a small sample of what is available in Japan. A brand that comparatively few Aussie anglers know of is Geecrack. Australian wholesaler Dogtooth Distributions is…

  • Indepth Reviews, Reels, Tackle

    Tested: Feature-packed ATC Valour from Wilsons

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    The last two to three years has seen Australian company Wilson Fishing launch a number of new brands like Zerek and Venom. It hasn’t taken long for these products to establish themselves as leaders in their fields, complementing other popular Wilson brands such as Live Fibre, Snyder Glas and Sure Catch. Now Wilson Fishing has…

  • Indepth Reviews, Latest Gear, Tackle

    Tested: Wilson tackles storage issues

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    Not having my own boat and owning a lot of fishing gear makes me just about the most annoying person in the world to take fishing. I’ll rock up at the ramp with a forklift load of tackle boxes and a massive binding of rods, as well as all the accessories for a day’s fishing, both…

Latest Products

  • Reels, Tackle

    Daiwa 16 Certate Low Speed

    In 2004 Daiwa introduced the Real Four Concept in the original Certate, and since then the Certate has continued to evolve. The 16 Certate HD models introduced a Monocoque Body design – a symmetrical, one-piece structure. The gears of the new 3500 and 4000 Certate HD models are embedded in the Monocoque body construction, providing…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Bagley Lures Minnow B 05

    The Bagley Minnow B 05 is a 5” floating jerk minnow with Bagley’s trademark action and rattle chambers that call fish to the lure. Twitch it and pause it to attract brutal surface strikes, or punch, roll and pause it sub-surface to draw fish out of the snags or across the flats. Easy to cast…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Jackall TN60 Trigon

    The Jackall TN60 Trigon features a special external weight, which has improved the casting distance and sinking speed. This weight also makes the lure swim in a more upright position, helping it to bump over snags, and it will sit upright on the bottom. This 60mm, 18.5g sinking lure is available now in a range of…

  • Tackle

    Sunset Europa Sea Rods

    Designed in France to support drift fishing with big lures or live baits, the Europa Rod Series were built with thin high modulus HMC40 blanks and have 3 sections and 3 interchangeable power tips. They each provide a perfect curve and an impressive reserve of power when needed! Moreover, these rods are equipped with quality fittings…

  • Accessories, Tackle

    Stainless Steel Ball Bearing Swivels

    Introducing the new Mustad range of precision made, high quality stainless steel bearing swivels! These little pieces of machinery are designed to last, and nothing escapes as these swivels are world leaders in terms of start up inertia and ease of movement! Made from the strongest stainless steel possible in a factory owned by Mustad to ensure…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Mega Cod Angel Baits

    Insanity Tackle have come up with a new game changer for the native luring market, this time for plus sized Murray cod! The new Mega Cod Angel Baits are designed with big fish in mind, and this bigger model has all the same fish catching characteristics as their smaller Angel Bait brothers, however these guys are…

  • Line, Tackle

    Asari Bluewater Wind-on Leaders

    New to the Asari range are the Bluewater Wind-on Leaders, designed with the serious bluewater angler in mind. These longer length leaders come in poundages ranging from 100lb all the way through to 400lb, and they can be up to 7.5m in length to cover most bluewater fishing situations. These leaders are perfect for anyone who…

  • Boating, Electronics

    New Garmin GPSMAP units

    Available in 7” (752xs) and 9” (952xs), the Garmin touchscreen GPSMAP 752xsv/952xsv are equipped with 1kW traditional CHIRP sonar, CHIRP ClearVü scanning sonar, and support for Panoptix all-seeing sonar. Built-in wireless connectivity for Garmin mobile apps and VIRB action camera integration is also standard. A 10Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver delivers smooth on-screen navigation, while preloaded premium mapping…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Black Magic Soft Head lures

    It’s commonly believed that if a marlin misses the lure on its first strike, it is far more likely to make a second strike if the lure head is made of a softer material, rather than a harder resin. That’s where Black Magic’s new ‘soft head’ technology comes in. The first of the Black Magic Soft…

  • Boating, Electronics

    Lowrance HDS Carbon 16

    Lowrance’s HDS Carbon 16 is its largest fishfinder/chartplotter ever. There’s a massive 16”, HD screen display, and setting up a four-panel split gives you the equivalent of 4 x 7” screens. To drive high-tech features like StructureScan 3D with SideScan and DownScan Imaging, StructureMap, Broadband Radar and SiriusXM Weather Chart Overlay, there’s a powerful processor that…

2016 AFTA Trade Show

Check out these videos to go behind the scenes at the 2016 AFTA Tackle Trade Show – the premier event in the tackle industry calendar!


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