Latest in-depth reviews

  • Hooks, Indepth Reviews, Tackle

    Tested: Black Magic DX Hooks

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    Scroll down to watch video Last year I received an email from Fishing Monthly asking me if I would like to try out a new range of bait hooks – Black Magic DX Point hooks. Bait fishing is something that I really enjoy, yet I never seem to make a lot of time these days…

  • Boating, Electronics, Indepth Reviews

    Review: Evinrude iDock joystick control

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    Was it one of the worst kept secrets in the marine industry? Maybe. When I received an invite to Florida, USA, from Telwater (TW), Australia’s Evinrude distributor, the discussion went as follows. It may be paraphrased for simplicity and to not get in the way of a good story. SM: Cool – new, smaller G2…

  • Indepth Reviews, Latest Gear

    Review: Rapala Floating Aerator

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    Keeping fish alive in your boat can be a costly and fiddly exercise, but it doesn’t have to be! Whether you’re keeping bait alive, hoping to upgrade a fish destined for the dinner table or doing your best to weigh in a big bag of fish in a tournament, the guys at Rapala have you…

  • Indepth Reviews, Reels, Rods, Tackle

    Review: Cinnetic rods and reels

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    Until recently, the brand Cinnetic wasn’t one that I was familiar with. When the guys at Dogtooth Distribution approached me to try out some Cinnetic gear, I jumped at the chance to try something entirely new. I was given a Cinnetic Crafty Lagos Light game 2.10m rod and a Crafty CRB4 FD Hybrid 3500 reel –…

  • Boating, Electronics, Indepth Reviews

    Tested: Lowrance Elite 9Ti

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    My formative fishing years didn’t provide me with a lot of exposure to, or need for sounders or fish-finders. It wasn’t until several years later when I moved to the coast, with its unfamiliar and ever-changing saltwater environments, that I really started to see their value to the modern angler. My most recent move to…

Latest Products

  • Lures

    Williamson Popper

    The Williamson Popper Pro takes the traditional popping action to the next level and produces extraordinary results. At a length of 130mm, the streamlined profile of the lure opens up a range of surface fishing options to all anglers. You can pop, bloop, slash and stall the lure to mimic a frantically fleeing baitfish across…

  • Reels

    Okuma Ozmodo

    Designed to combat Australia’s harsh saltwater conditions, the Ozmodo steps out with a full aluminium gearing system that is incredibly strong and exceptionally lightweight. With ABEC-5 spool bearings making up the bearing system, the Ozmodo delivers lasting power and performance.  The low-profile design of the reel and soft touch handle grips make the Ozmodo extremely ergonomic…

  • Rods

    Abu KR-X Light Jig

    Abu Garcia Salty Stage rods were designed in Japan for the ultimate in micro and light jigging performance. They feature the latest in Japanese jig rod design, quality components and striking cosmetics. Powerful composite blanks incorporate carbon and glass with carbon X-wrap to reduce rod twist and increase power. The lightweight properties of the Fuji KR…

  • Accessories

    Zexus from Japan

    After a year of testing in the Australian outdoors, Fish-Tec Solutions is proud to introduce the high quality Zexus light range from Japan. Zexus has been making lights in Japan for 30 years, so you know you’re getting a tried-and-tested, quality product. The range is comprehensive and you can pick from headlamps, cap lamps, lanterns or…

  • Accessories

    PR Knotter tool

    S.A.S Braid continue to push the boundaries with innovative new products. To complement their ultra-thin, high strength line they have released their own modified PR Knot Tying Tool. The PR Knotter gives anglers the advantage of an incredibly strong knot with a super slim profile. The PR knot provides maximum strength, not found in other knots, which…

  • Reels

    Megabass FX68R

    The Megabass FX68R low profile baitcaster features a stack of innovative design features to make the fishing experience more effective. Firstly the ergonomic design of this model features a T-Wing spool disengage lever which means when you press the lever to disengage the spool, the top of the reel rises creating a comfortable platform to…

  • Lures

    Ecogear Shad colours

    The body roll and sonic body sound are features unique to the Ecogear Shad. The special body design makes the lure achieve the maximum vibration in the water at the slowest retrieval speed. These soft baits use natural sinking material. It allows for further casting with great swimming actions on the surface with the no sinker…

  • Lures

    Ecogear CK 40F07

    The CK 40F07 is a range of classic ‘bulbous teardrop’ shaped lures that are synonymous with serious sportfishing. These lures have been designed for fishing in and amongst the shallows and deep in both fresh and salt water. The compact shape of the CK 40F07 means that it casts like a bullet, and fish love its…

  • Accessories

    DTreble Saq Sas

    The best lures need the best accessories and there are none finer than new performance-inspired lure accessories from Daiwa. Advanced in technology, performance and features, these Japanese designed accessories will take your lure fishing to the next level, and keep your lures performing at their best. One of the latest releases is the DTreble Saq…

  • Lures

    Rapala XXX-Rap Cast

    Built with extreme casting distances in mind, the super durable and heavily weighted XXX-Rap Cast will not let you down when the fish are busting bait further than most lures can get to. In addition to its ultimate castability, the XXX-Rap Cast features a heavy-duty construction and in-line VMC 7266 single hooks for added strength against…

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 4

Episode 5

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