• Rods, Tackle

    Daiwa Saltist X

    Rigorously designed and tested, and loaded with the pedigree and features that have made the Saltist name famous, the new Saltist X series has it all. Featuring HVF graphite and Braiding X technology, the result is a blank with maximum graphite density and a high resistance to twisting and distorting when under load. Saltist X blanks…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Shimano Curado DC

    For smarter, more efficient lure casting under a variety of circumstances, the new Curado DC changes the game and represents the latest in Shimano Technology development. Shimano’s Digital Control (DC) braking system is the star element of this reel and gives you the ability to make every cast count. The Curado DC offers four adjustable settings that…

  • Rods, Tackle

    TD Black Rods

    An evolution of the popular Generation Black rod series (HVF blanks), the new TD Black series has taken a leap forward in blank design and now features HVF (High Volume Fibre) Nanoplus blanks. With higher graphite density able to be achieved through Nanoplus technology, the result is a lighter, crisper, more powerful rod, while the addition…

  • Hooks, Tackle

    TT Lures SwimlockZ

    TT Lures SwimlockZ jigheads have been designed for fishing large soft plastic paddle tail swimbaits, with a tapered head design that shifts the bulk of the head weight below the hook to control the torque of the tail, and reduce the tendency of big plastics to roll onto their side. Built on heavy-duty, black nickel Mustad…

  • Apparel

    Mako Edge Sunglasses

    All anglers are looking for that extra edge when out on the water, and Mako Eyewear have delivered with their aptly named, Edge frames. Designed for style, flexibility and comfort, these lightweight warp resistant nylon frames have an 8-base wrap to reduce side light entry. The TR90 frame material has rubber grommets in all the essential…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Zerek Live Swimbait

    The Zerek Live Swimbait takes the famous Live Mullet body profile to the next level. It uses the same concept as the widely acclaimed Live Shrimp – to emulate natural prey movements to trigger strikes. The segmented TPE (thermoplastic) body is held together with a Kevlar webbing, giving superior strength and freedom of movement. The main…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Shimano SLX

    New for 2018, the SLX series is the latest addition to the ever-growing Shimano baitcaster range. Inside the SLX’s Hagane Body, durable brass gearing delivers reliable cranking power and three SUS bearings and one roller bearing means everything turns smoothly. Casting is made effortless with the adjustable 6 pin VBS brake system. A longer 45mm Throw Handle…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Chasebaits 200mm Ultimate Squid

    The 150mm Chasebaits Ultimate Squid has taken Australia by storm, catching a huge range of species in both fresh and salt since its 2017 release. Now, in response to angler demand, the Chasebaits team has released a 200mm version for anglers targeting larger offshore species. The larger model has all the same features that made the…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Daiwa Freams LT

    One of the more popular reels in the Daiwa spin reel range receives an overhaul in 2018 with Freams experiencing the LT makeover to elevate it to a new level of strength and performance.  With the LT principles of Light and Tough the foundation of the new Freams LT this is a reel that is loaded…

  • Rods, Tackle

    Abu Garcia Real Finesse

    Abu Garcia is ushering in the next generation of sleek design and high performance rods with the Real Finesse range. Featuring 100% carbon blanks with Abu’s Triarchy Force production methods, finesse rods deliver sensitive, ultra-light blanks with higher break strengths and improved impact and fracture resistance. Features include: nano carbon (super high modulus Nano Carbon 55t material);…

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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