• Reels, Tackle

    Penn Conflict II

    The runner-up for Best Combo at the 2017 AFTA Show was the Penn Conflict II and Regiment II. Incorporating a lightweight yet strong RR30 (Rigid Resin) body and rotor, the Conflict II can withstand the high pressures that braided lines and powerful fish generate, while being light enough to comfortably cast all day. Housed with the RR30…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Abu Garcia Revo ALX

    Based on high quality components and a lightweight design, the Abu Revo ALX incorporates new technology including the Salt Shield Concept bearing and AMGearing systems within the compact Revo design. SSC (Salt Shield Concept) bearing employs newly developed ball bearings coated with a water-repelling shield, which greatly reduces rotation noise caused by salt adhesion, improving operation…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Sage Spectrum

    [Scroll down to watch video] Modeled after the popular 4200 series, the fully machined Spectrum is part of a family, which includes the Spectrum, a great all rounder, the Spectrum LT, a lightweight reel perfect for smaller game, and the Sprectrum Max, design for bigger game. The Sprectrum is a true large arbor performance fly reel….

  • Reels, Rods, Tackle

    Penn Conflict II and Regiment II

    [Scroll down to watch video] The runner-up for Best Combo at the 2017 AFTA Show was the Penn Conflict II and Regiment II. Incorporating a lightweight yet strong RR30 (Rigid Resin) body and rotor, the Conflict II can withstand the high pressures that braided lines and powerful fish generate,while being light enough to comfortably cast all…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Hardy Ultralite MTX

    Scroll down to watch video It was no surprise to show-goers when the Hardy Ultralite MTX took out top spot in the Best Fly Reel division of the AFTA Best of Show. A new benchmark in reel design, the Hardy Ultralite MTX is Hardy’s first fly reel to feature a hybrid carbon fibre/alloy main frame construction. Strong, light and…

  • Reels, Tackle

    13 Fishing Concept Z

    Scroll down to watch video It’s time to rethink everything you know about bearings! Introducing the newest member of the Concept range of baitcasting reels from from 13 Fishing, the Concept Zero! The Concept Zero features bearings that use 13’s proprietary new space-age polymer material to replace all ball bearings. This is where the Concept Zero…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Abu Garcia Revo Inshore Low profile

    Designed for the harshest of conditions and the toughest of opponents, the Revo Inshore low profile baitcaster features an X2-Cräftic frame for added corrosion protection and High Performance Corrosion Resistant (HPCR) bearings that provide maximum protection under the harshest conditions. Dual anti-reverse gives you additional back up for those high pressure situations and the improved IVCB-6L…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Shimano Curado K

    Scroll down to watch video The next generation of Curado baitcast reels sets the benchmark in everyday performance and saltwater durability with the new K series. The Curado K series features the latest in Shimano’s innovative MicroModule gearing and X-Ship for smooth rotation, combined with the new SVS Infinity braking system for enhanced casting performance. To…

  • Reels, Tackle, Videos

    AFTA Winner: Shimano Sustain FI

    In creating the Sustain FI, Shimano has engineered a spinning reel that offers the perfect balance between rigidity and sensitivity. By leveraging the benefits of the Aluminum Hagane Body, the Sustain FI possesses the rigidity of a metal outer shell that maximizes impact resistance whilst eliminating body flex under load. To provide enhanced sensitivity, a Magnumlite…

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 3

Episode 4

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