Latest in-depth reviews

  • Apparel, Indepth Reviews

    Feature: Mako – I can see clearly now

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    As we grow towards middle age certain changes become apparent in our everyday lives. Groaning when we bend down, being irritable about new technology and the lack of ability to see things clearly when close to us becomes part of everyday life. History has not been kind to baby booming anglers; as our sight diminishes…

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    TESTED: Halco Madeye soft plastics tick all the boxes

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    Australian lure company Halco has been manufacturing lures in Western Australian since 1950. Their range of products include iconic lures like the RMG Scorpion, Halco Laser Pro, Twisty and many more. There would be a Halco lure in most keen anglers’ tackle boxes. After many years of being at the forefront of hardbody lure design, Halco…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews, Tackle

    Tested: SoftGaff AccuMat – the ultimate in accuracy

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    In today’s world of outstretched arms, clever camera angles and noses that grow like the fabled puppet Pinocchio, a brag mat has become more important than ever before when recording your catches, checking for a PB and, most importantly, making sure your fish is bigger than your fishing buddy’s! That’s why we were so excited…

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Field testing Wilson’s new Zereks

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    There’s a huge range of soft plastics on the market, and all of their different designs have not come about by accident; rather they are the result of extensive research and development. The one thing I really like about plastics is that they are continually evolving, and a look at the new range of Wilson’s…

  • Apparel, Indepth Reviews

    The Costa advantage

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    US-based sunglass and apparel brand Costa Del Mar have been in the premium eyewear game since 1983, and have been available here in Australia for many years. They have gone through a lot of very important and sometimes industry-defining changes in that time. The range is now bigger, the quality is better, the price tag…

Latest Products

  • Lures, Tackle

    Yamashita Egi Oh K

    Yamashita have released a new colour range in their top-of-the-line K series of squid jigs. The K body is tuned to have the best stable sinking posture, and it excels in rough conditions where other jigs struggle to maintain a stable fall. Features of the Egi Oh Q K include the Hydro Fin (attached at the…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Redington Behemoth

    The Behemoth reel combines the most powerful drag in its class with stunning aesthetics that push the limits of fly reel design. The Behemoth’s unique, un-machinable, die-cast construction is coupled with a durable, interlocking, large-arbor spool design that both looks and functions like a premium reel. A super heavy-duty carbon fibre drag package brings the utmost…

  • Accessories, Apparel, Boating, Latest Gear

    Hobie Pet PFD

    Why leave your pet at home while you enjoy a day on the water? You can now take your fur friend with you safely and in Hobie style, with the Hobie Pet PFD. Features include added flotation as a swim assist, grab handles, adjustable fit, leash attachment, side pockets, grab handles and soft foam undercarriage support….

  • Accessories, Boating, Latest Gear, Uncategorized

    OtterBox Defender Series

    When you’re about to head out on your next big fishing adventure, a damaged smartphone is something you don’t want to worry about. However, with OtterBox Defender Series, you can fish with the confidence of knowing your phone is protected from a barrage of wear and tear. The rugged Defender Series is built tough, ensuring your smartphone is…

  • Lures, Tackle

    SFT Takumi

    SWL Distributions is proud to bring SFT. SFT is an exciting range of lures and fishing tackle where quality and toughness go hand in hand. SFT lures are built to withstand the toughest offshore species, with a range suited for the offshore anglers chasing GTs, Tuna, kingfish, billfish and more. They also do a finesse range…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Fin-Nor Primal

    The new Fin-Nor Primal lever drag fishing reel sets a new standard for lightweight and heavy-duty overhead fishing reels. Designed specifically for tackling big saltwater fish on the latest braided lines, the Primal weighs less than 400g and offers a modern ultra-light alternative to traditional overhead designs. The Fin-Nor Primal will be a hit with anglers…

  • Lures, Tackle

    New 60g Lazer

    The new Lazer 60g is a must-have lure in every serious angler’s tackle box. This new size Lazer was designed for beach and rock fishers who like to cast long in search of the likes of tailor and Australian salmon. Lazer Lures have been proudly making lures in Australia since 1978. All Lazers are fitted with…

  • Reels, Rods, Tackle

    Fishunter Pro-Elite combos

    Jarvis Walker Fishunter Pro Elite spin reels feature all the bells and whistles of a premium reel but with an affordable price tag. Built on a lightweight graphite body and rotor, these reels feature a soft-touch torpedo handle knob, thick bail wire and ported aluminium spool. These robust reels include four ball bearings and an infinite…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Limited Edition Saury

    JM Gillies is celebrating its 90th Anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion they have been releasing special limited edition versions of some of their most popular lures. The latest lure to get the special 90th Anniversary treatment is the Saury. Limited edition, hand carved Saury lures are now available from participating stores for a…

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!

AFTA Show

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Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

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