• Rods, Tackle

    Storm Gomoku Surf Rods

    The world renowned Storm Gomoku micro and light jigging rods are the ultimate weapon for all manner of vertical fishing in both salt and fresh water – and they are now available for surf and rock fishers as well. Light and powerful, the new Gomoku surf rods have soft tips for casting distance and accuracy but…

  • Rods, Tackle

    Samurai Osprey boat rods

    Samurai has released a new series of all-rounder boat rods with user-friendly actions and a wide weight range, perfect for any offshore boat style fishing. These very versatile rods can be used for bait fishing, lures, trolling, casting or for the keen jigger. Each rod is fitted with the finest rod components by Fuji — anti-tangle K…

  • Rods, Tackle

    2-Piece Atomic Arrowz

    Atomic Arrowz rods launched in early 2017, and brought together advanced designs and the finest Fuji components assembled on a full-graphite blank. Designed originally as series of 1-piece rods, they are now available in 2-piece models featuring the same high quality components. The focus has been on the Estuary, Offshore and Bream models, and ensuring no…

  • Rods, Tackle

    Fin-Nor Mega Lite rods

    Fin-Nor is busting out the mega features in the new Fin-Nor Mega Lite Rod range. Designed to combine seamlessly with Fin-Nor Mega Lite Reels, these handsome fishing rods complete an impressive rod and reel combination. The perfect blend of quality guides, a graphite composite blank and an inserted solid tip delivers an advanced fishing rod that…

  • Latest Gear, Reels, Rods, Tackle

    New Scotty releases

    The new #282 spinning and baitcasting rod holder from Scotty is a versatile rod holder for any angler. This combo comes with the 438 Gear Head track adapter which quickly slides into place and locks down to any Scotty rod holder and accessories. This allows the user to quickly change the rod holder position with a…

  • Rods, Tackle

    Colmic Nustar Surf

    In the past switching from a telescopic surfcasting rod to a multi-piece one was pretty traumatic; indeed, the majority of those multi piece rods were too heavy, too stiff and definitely not easy to manage. Starting a few years ago Colmic started developing three-piece surf rods that were lighter and very easy to manage; all of…

  • Rods, Tackle

    NS Black Hole Boca Popping rod

    NS Black Hole make rods for jigging, popping, and slow jigging in their brand new Boca range, but it was the popping that got runner up for Best Rod at AFTA. Popping has become very popular in the last few years, and this addictive fishing demands the best quality in hardwearing equipment, and this is why…

  • Rods, Tackle

    AFTA Winner: Sage Salt HD

    Building on the success of the X using KonneticHD technology, Sage introduces the Salt HD. This rod offers more pulling authority and increased line lifting power than standard fast action rods, the Salt HD will ensure anglers can tame any saltwater species. The Salt HD features KonneticHD Technology for ultralight, strong, and slim blanks to help reduce…

  • 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…

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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