Latest in-depth reviews

  • Apparel, Indepth Reviews

    The Costa advantage

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    US-based sunglass and apparel brand Costa Del Mar have been in the premium eyewear game since 1983, and have been available here in Australia for many years. They have gone through a lot of very important and sometimes industry-defining changes in that time. The range is now bigger, the quality is better, the price tag…

  • Indepth Reviews, Line, Tackle

    CFS PE8 Fish Floss – how sweet it is

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    Wading your way through the multitude of braided fishing lines on the market can be quite a task for any angler. There are products that cover all price points, and price doesn’t always relate to quality. When it comes to choosing a braided line, there are a number of questions to ask yourself before you purchase….

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Find your obsession with Obsession Spinnerbaits

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    I love testing products for the magazines, it gives me an opportunity to play with lots of new things and use products that I would otherwise never get the chance to. Then there are occasions like this. Anybody who knows me will know that one of my favourite ways to target Australian native species is…

  • Accessories, Accessories, Boating, Indepth Reviews, Tackle

    Gunnell Rod does all the work

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    I know what you’re thinking – you’re wondering what on earth this device is and what it does! Well, it’s called a Gunnell Rod, and it has two main advantages over a traditional rod. First, it allows anybody to land a big fish, regardless of the angler’s strength, size or ability. Secondly, it makes it…

Latest Products

  • Rods

    Shimano Anarchy rods

    Shimano’s new Ian Miller-designed Anarchy rods are looking to restore order to lawless fish wherever they are found. This impressive rod range makes use of Shimano’s new X Technology Construction, which is a major development in rod blank design, and something we’ll be hearing a lot more about in the future. Fuji K series ‘tangle free’…

  • Lures

    New Bullet colours

    Hot on the heels of successfully launching his 3cm Bullet Minnow, Jason Pace from Bullet lures has added a great range of new colours just in time for the upcoming trout season. The Bullet Minnows are popular due to their fantastic castability and their great action, no matter what speed they are retrieved. A lot of…

  • Lures

    Strike Tiger Micro Spoons

    Strike Tiger is a Tasmanian fishing lure brand best known for their range of quality soft plastics. With the island state having some of the best trout fishing in the country, Strike Tiger has now released a specialised lure aimed solely at trout in small rivers, creeks and streams. Measuring only 22mm, the new Strike Tiger Micro Spoon is exactly what the name suggests. The spoons…

  • Reels

    Penn Battle II Spin

    Inspired by design innovations made possible through new technology, Penn introduces the improved Penn Battle II. Penn has added line capacity rings to let the angler know when the spool is properly filled. This ensures that the casts are not subject to excess line stripping from the spool, resulting in improved castability. This reel has enhanced corrosion…

  • Accessories

    Squidly Rigs by Black Magic

    Black Magic has added a new product to their extensive range of pre-tied rigs – the Squidly. Rigged with three soft squid lures, it is similar to others on the market, but Black Magic has made sure that this one is a cut above the rest by using superior quality raw materials. Each squid is rigged…

  • Accessories

    Ecooda Rod Case

    The new Ecooda Deluxe Rod Case is leading the pack in design concepts for rod friendly travel. With a three-part design, two-colour concept the Deluxe Rod Case extends from each end in a telescopic manner with the blue sections being able to be placed in more than one travelling position. From 1.5m to 2.2m the Deluxe…

  • Boating

    Cruise Craft

    The new Cruise Craft Explorer 595HT complements the larger Explorer 625HT and the top of the range Explorer 685HT. The 595HT is manufactured using a split mould technique, and its roof and interior lining are smooth and buffed to a mirror finish.  The Hard Top is formed with a full height toughened glass windscreen at the front,…

  • Accessories, Boating

    Yamaha Marine App

    Yamaha Motors Australia has announced the launch of the new Yamaha Marine App available on all iOS devices. At the tip of their fingers, owners and marine enthusiasts can access the very latest in marine information.  The Yamaha Marine App provides users with fast and convenient access to a comprehensive boat ramp locator which they can…

  • Accessories

    New Fender2Step

    The popular Dan-Fender FenderStep has now been joined by Fender2Step. The unique shape provides hull protection as well as two convenient boarding steps. The high topsides of many modern vessels make boarding difficult from either a marina finger or from small dinghies. The combined fender and two steps feature allows it to be rigged before entering…

  • Accessories

    The hole problem

    The biggest drawback to fitting underwater lighting to your boat is the introduction of a new holes into the hull – holes to mount the light and holes for light attachment or for wiring. On a small boat this can be a big deterrent to fit such lighting.  However, using a current drain bung location…

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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