Latest in-depth reviews

  • Boating, Electronics, Indepth Reviews

    Review: Evinrude iDock joystick control

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    Was it one of the worst kept secrets in the marine industry? Maybe. When I received an invite to Florida, USA, from Telwater (TW), Australia’s Evinrude distributor, the discussion went as follows. It may be paraphrased for simplicity and to not get in the way of a good story. SM: Cool – new, smaller G2…

  • Indepth Reviews, Latest Gear

    Review: Rapala Floating Aerator

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    Keeping fish alive in your boat can be a costly and fiddly exercise, but it doesn’t have to be! Whether you’re keeping bait alive, hoping to upgrade a fish destined for the dinner table or doing your best to weigh in a big bag of fish in a tournament, the guys at Rapala have you…

  • Indepth Reviews, Reels, Rods, Tackle

    Review: Cinnetic rods and reels

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    Until recently, the brand Cinnetic wasn’t one that I was familiar with. When the guys at Dogtooth Distribution approached me to try out some Cinnetic gear, I jumped at the chance to try something entirely new. I was given a Cinnetic Crafty Lagos Light game 2.10m rod and a Crafty CRB4 FD Hybrid 3500 reel –…

  • Boating, Electronics, Indepth Reviews

    Tested: Lowrance Elite 9Ti

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    My formative fishing years didn’t provide me with a lot of exposure to, or need for sounders or fish-finders. It wasn’t until several years later when I moved to the coast, with its unfamiliar and ever-changing saltwater environments, that I really started to see their value to the modern angler. My most recent move to…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews, Reels

    Tested: Tatula Swimbait TAT76H-SB and HD 200H combo

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    Swimbaiting as a fishing technique is nothing new. What is new is the amount of coverage it’s had, and more importantly the amount of specialised gear that has been made available to Aussie anglers through local wholesalers and retailers. Daiwa, a company with a rich history in swimbaiting in the US and Japanese markets (where this…

Latest Products

  • Lures, Tackle

    Ecooda Hornet 180S

    The Ecooda Hornet 180S stickbait has been built from the ground up with one goal in mind: to create two unique swimming actions within the one bait. The Hornet 180S has a sensational walk-the-dog action which is constant in both smooth and rough conditions. It also has a second action which Ecooda calls “snake ‘n’ roll”,…

  • Accessories, Tackle, Uncategorized

    Places to Catch Trout

    In the new book Fly Fishing – Places to Catch Trout in Australia and New Zealand, author David Anderson takes equal delight in hooking trout and taking photographs. Both of his passions are evident in Fly Fishing, and his dramatic shots deliver readers right to the action. Visits to favourite backwaters and country streams in…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Daiwa TD Sol SV TW

    The famous Sol name re-enters the baitcaster realm with the release of the new version – TD Sol SV TW. While the Sol’s looks will grab your eye, it’s the technology that makes it stand out. With a combination of TWS, Air Rotation, Digigear, Magforce Z, SV Spool, CRBB and UTD, the new Sol is one…

  • Boating, Electronics

    Humminbird Helix series

    The next generation Humminbird Helix series boasts models that features Mega Imaging with CHIRP digital sonar, AutoChart Live vegetation and bottom hardness mapping, and Bluetooth connectivity. With a sonar frequency nearly three times greater than traditional 455kHz frequencies, anglers benefit from the clearest, sharpest underwater views ever, with vastly improved Mega Side Imaging and Mega Down…

  • Line, Tackle

    CFS PE8 Fish Floss

    CFS (Custom Fishing Solutions) Fish Floss Braid is made from 100% pure PE fibre material from the USA to produce one of the world’s finest and thinnest lines. This high performance, 8-carrier braid features a rounded body construction that helps reduce wind knots, backlashes and rod tip wrapping. Fish Floss braid also features an advanced Teflon…

  • Camping & 4WD

    Rhino-Rack Shovel Mounting Bracket

    The Rhino-Rack Shovel Mounting Bracket is the perfect accessory to keep your shovel at the ready for when you get bogged. The Pioneer Shovel Mounting Bracket mounts directly onto the Rhino-Rack Vortex crossbars or Rhino-Rack Pioneer systems. Rhino-Rack’s Pioneer systems were designed to maximise your load capability while freeing up space inside your vehicle for ultimate…

  • Rods, Tackle

    DAM Monster Big Fish rod

    German company DAM has released the Monster Big Fish rod, which was developed, tested and approved by fishing celebrity and DAM team member Jakub Vagner. Built to catch extreme fish and withstand extreme conditions, this rod comes with two different tips. This effectively giving you two rods in one – either a 3m rod or a…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Zest Spearhead and Cuttlefish

    The impressive new Spearhead and Cuttlefish Jigs from Zest mimic squid and cuttlefish perfectly for deep water jigging. The Spearhead is a 200g, 180mm long jig that comes factory rigged ‘centre balanced’, which makes the jig flutter through the water. You can reverse this by swapping the hook to the other end; then the jig…

  • Boating, Motors

    New Honda releases

    The 2017 Melbourne International Boat Show marked the global debut for the BF75, BF80, BF90 and BF100 and the Australian debut of the new BF40 and BF50 Honda outboards with a fresh new look and some updated features. With an upgraded ECU, the new outboards have the latest in EFI technology, so the exact amount of…

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 4

Episode 5

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