• Indepth Reviews, Motors, Videos

    MotorGuide Xi5 a serious contender

    It’s taken a while, but finally, American electric trolling motor giant, MotorGuide, has released a real alternative to the Minn Kota iPilot. Called the Xi5 (Wireless control) , it’s a servo-driven, GPS enabled electric motor that can lock you to a spot, re-create routes and even allow manipulation of a locked position on the fly….

  • Indepth Reviews, Motors

    Evinrude G2 E-Tecs launch

    Evinrude (BRP) recently revealed a new Generation Two (G2) E-Tec outboard engine that reportedly produces up to 75% fewer total regulated emissions, 15% better fuel efficiency and 20% more torque than leading four-stroke engines. “BRP’s Evinrude brand is an integral part of one of the most innovative powersports companies in the world,” said Alain Villemure,…

  • Motors

    New Watersnake Venom Transom

    The Watersnake Venom SXW electric motors provide saltwater anglers with a range of tiller-steer, transom-mount motors. The range comprises five motors. The 34lb and 54lb in the 26” design are perfect for canoes, tenders, inflatable boats and small tinnies. The 34lb/30”, 44lb/36” and 54lb/42” are suited to boats ranging from small tenders and tinnies up…

  • Motors

    Saltwater Transom Minn Kotas

    The 2014 Minn Kota saltwater transom line up consists of 4 motors with 3 of these featuring the power efficient Maximizer that gives up to 5 times longer run times. Rebuilt with an intuitive, easy to use design, the Riptide Transom mount motors deliver up to 55lb of power. Riptide motors are impervious to saltwater’s…

  • Motors

    112lb Minn Kota ST i-Pilot

    Minn Kota has gone bigger with the new 112lb, 36 volt i-Pilot with 60” Shaft. As i-Pilot has become a must have product to spot lock over fish, bigger boats have wanted to join in the fun and Minn Kota has come to the party with the biggest Bow Mount Electric Motor available. Supplied with…

  • Motors

    Minn-Kota 55lb PowerDrive

    With the increasing popularity of deep V boats with higher freeboard being fitted with Minn-Kota electric motors, Minn-Kota has responded by introducing a 54” shaft. Replacing the previous 601450 and 601484 models, the Minn-Kota Saltwater PowerDrive 55lb, 54” SP motor (RT 55SP) is supplied standard with full function foot pedal, giving the user accurate control, power…

  • Motors

    Suzuki DF200A

    Suzuki has unveiled its latest lightweight and fuel-efficient model – the four-cylinder DF200A. It delivers the kind of performance you’d expect only from a V6 engine – but from just four cylinders, which means it is the lightest in its class. The new DF200A also has a host of high specification features, which deliver real customer…

  • Motors

    New Mercury Diesels

    Mercury Diesel has released new 150hp and 170hp variants of its 2L Inline-4 platform. Mercury’s innovative technology provides increased power-to-weight ratios, cleaner starts and less noise, while eliminating the smoke and smell often associated with diesel engines. Very reliable, compact and robust, the new engines are available as both inboards and sterndrives, and are fully compatible…

  • Motors

    White Verado 300

    In addition to standard Phantom Black, Mercury Marine will now offer 300hp Verado outboards in two shades of white – Cold Fusion and Warm Fusion. Of course, boat owners have always had the ability to customise their engine or boat, but now they have the choice of buying a factory manufactured colour, which is a…

  • Motors

    Mercury Verado 200hp Pro

    The new Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke delivers the incredible acceleration and top speed of all the Mercury Pro series outboards along with the quiet and smooth operation of the Mercury Verado. The 200hp Pro is built on the reliable six cylinder Verado platform. It also features Mercury Marine’s 4.8” Verado gearcase with a smaller hydrodynamic profile,…

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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