Latest in-depth reviews

  • Indepth Reviews, Rods, Tackle

    Tested: Hyped by the TD Hyper range

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    Although I simply love fishing, I have to admit that I have become a little obsessed by the humble flathead. I blame the team here at Fishing Monthly when I arrived. They caught a lot of them and it was pretty tough not to get involved when most trips involved being connected to lots of…

  • Indepth Reviews, Line, Tackle

    Tested: New Siglon PE braid from Sunline

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    The purchase of braided line should be seen as an investment. It might not be quite as long-term as a rod and reel set-up, but usually longer than a many lures, and certainly any terminal tackle. It’s for this reason that, despite my not being particularly moneyed at this stage in my life, I always look…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Lures, Tackle

    Black Magic Maggot

    The Black Magic Maggot has been off the market for a couple of seasons, but due to high consumer demand it’s back and better than ever. Now with 10 exciting colour choices and the same weighted head used in the original range, these lures are going to be an excellent choice in most sea conditions. They…

  • Lures, Tackle

    New Laser Pro 190XDD bib

    Do you want to troll fast and deep but on line classes that still allow you to enjoy the fight, rather than drag it in on heavy gear? Halco have the answer: the new Laser Pro 190XDD Crazy Deep bib, which trolls faster and is far more stable than its predecessor, while reducing the amount…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Eureka 3D Baitfish and Octane

    Two of the latest releases from Juro Oz Pro Tackle are the Eureka 3D Baitfish and Eureka Octane Jig. The Eureka 3D Baitfish has an extraordinarily realistic baitfish finish. These lures can be used as a micro-jig or as a casting/trolling lure, and have a superb action. The 3D Baitfish comes with a wire through the…

  • Camping & 4WD

    OtterBox Trooper Coolers

    Equipped with innovative mounting systems, Duraflex tie-downs, 2” wide padded shoulder straps, and unique backpack conversion for Trooper LT 30, Trooper soft coolers are perfect for fishing and camping. The Troopers’ wide openings allow for easy loading and quick access to cold food and drinks. Exterior pockets with water-resistant zippers provide added storage. The coated…

  • Boating, Electronics

    Raymarine Axiom XL

    The new Raymarine Axiom XL family is fully waterproof, and each model delivers wider viewing angles, sharp contrast, and unmatched readability in bright sun. Axiom XL features three Ethernet ports for connecting with network sensors or with additional Axiom, Axiom Pro, and Axiom XL family displays. Axiom XL’s native FLIR thermal imaging camera support enhances navigation…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Okuma Epixor XT Spinning Reel

    The award-winning Okuma Epixor XT offers a quality build and a load of features at a very affordable price. The build includes Okuma’s C-40X long strand carbon fibre technology, which is substantially stronger than standard graphite. At 25% lighter, 50% stronger and 100% anti-corrosive, the Epixor’s body, frame and side plate are extremely lightweight and durable. Other…

  • Boating, Motors

    MotorGuide Xi3 and 72” Xi5

    The new MotorGuide Xi3 is up to 40% quieter than its nearest competitor, and a hand-held remote is included as standard. Its SecureStep system lets users release the motor from its locked position without having to reach over it, while providing a clear visual and audible signal to confirm that it’s stowed and locked correctly. The Xi3…

  • Hooks, Tackle

    New Mustad releases

    Two of the latest releases from Mustad are the 10881 Jigging Single and Mustad TG77 3x Treble. The Jigging Single is a super strong, super sharp hook designed for jig fishers. Featuring a large eye for ease of connection, it has a short shank and a wickedly sharp UltraPoint hook point that is up to 30%…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Abu Garcia Roxani

    Following its release in the Japanese domestic market, Roxani spinning reels exemplify sleek reel design and performance in a compact package. Based on high quality components and a lightweight design, the Roxani incorporates new technology including a one-piece Durametal body that houses an AMGearing system with Computer Optimised (COG) gear design and Salt Shield bearing…

  • Boating, Motors

    Suzuki DF175A and DF150A

    The new Suzuki DF175A and DF150A deliver outstanding power and performance together with superior fuel efficiency – all from a super compact and lightweight unit. Osawa Yasuharu, Executive General Manager, Global Marine Products Operation, Suzuki Motor Corporation said the DF175A and DF150A both benefit from Suzuki’s Lean Burn Control System, which is designed to save fuel…

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