• Rods, Tackle

    Samaki Zing Xtreme Swimbait rods

    With the increase in swimbait fishing techniques spreading across Australia, Samaki has designed two specific actions to suit our Australian market. The 7’9” model is designed for medium to large swimbaits up to 5oz, while the 8’ model targets the bigger timber swimbait lures up to 8oz. Both have a long double-handed butt design, which is…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Balista Hunchback 60

    The Hunchback 60 features our new micro LED technology, and given that dawn and dusk generally coincides with a great surface bite, it works in very well with the LED technology. Around dawn and dusk is one of the prime times to break out the LED. The sunlight is lower, causing the LED to be brighter,…

  • Line, Tackle

    Rovex D:8 Braid Line

    Rovex D:8 is an eight-carrier braid line made from high-quality Japanese HMPE fibres. The design delivers excellent casting distance, fish-fighting power and incredible value for money. Its round shape achieves a neater line lay on the spool, and it secures with a firm grip for tying strong knots. D:8 Braid is 20% stronger than standard PE…

  • Lures, Videos

    HypoTeez Buzz ‘N Blade

    If you want something different to throw at your local fish, check out the new HypoTeez Buzz ‘N Blade from Scandinavian company Westin. With a simple retrieve, this lure wiggles its body, buzzes its propeller and flashes its blade for maximum attraction. The Buzz ‘N Blade is made from tear-resistant material, is easy to cast…

  • Lures

    Madeye 7” Paddle Prawn

    The runner-up for the Best Soft Lure at the AFTA Tackle Trade Show, the Halco Madeyes 7” Paddle Prawn, is constructed with Madeyes’ signature Rubber Stretch Technology. The super-stretchy compound enables the Paddle Prawn to withstand repeated strikes, making this 7” soft plastic lure ideal for species such as snapper, kingfish, amberjack and other demersal…

  • Boating, Motors, Videos

    Suzuki DF150AP and DF175AP

    The Haines Group, distributors of Suzuki outboards, has announced the release of Suzuki’s new high performance, 4-cylinder DF150AP/DF175AP 4-strokes. Repackaged with the latest refinements and innovations as seen in the DF200AP (released April 2015), the DF150AP and DF175AP offer the same lightweight and compact design while boasting the largest displacement in their respective classes (2867cm3)….

  • Boating, Electronics

    Simrad GO9 XSE

    The new Simrad GO9 XSE has multi-touch controls similar to smart devices, and users can view charts, add waypoints and see key information on a large 9” screen. The GO9 XSE is fully compatible with Simrad Broadband 3G/4G radar systems and features an internal 10Hz GPS receiver, StructureScan HD and CHIRP Sonar, autopilot integration, full…

  • Boating, Motors

    Bold look for new Racers

    Mercury Racing has released a new look for its 250 XS and 300 XS outboards. By combining high power and torque with ultra-light weight, the 250 XS and 300 XS engines are in high demand around the world. The 250 XS, a low-emissions TwoStroke, outperforms competitive 250hp engines in a variety of categories including fuel economy,…

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

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

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