Latest in-depth reviews

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    TESTED: Halco Madeye soft plastics tick all the boxes

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    Australian lure company Halco has been manufacturing lures in Western Australian since 1950. Their range of products include iconic lures like the RMG Scorpion, Halco Laser Pro, Twisty and many more. There would be a Halco lure in most keen anglers’ tackle boxes. After many years of being at the forefront of hardbody lure design, Halco…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews, Tackle

    Tested: SoftGaff AccuMat – the ultimate in accuracy

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    In today’s world of outstretched arms, clever camera angles and noses that grow like the fabled puppet Pinocchio, a brag mat has become more important than ever before when recording your catches, checking for a PB and, most importantly, making sure your fish is bigger than your fishing buddy’s! That’s why we were so excited…

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Field testing Wilson’s new Zereks

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    There’s a huge range of soft plastics on the market, and all of their different designs have not come about by accident; rather they are the result of extensive research and development. The one thing I really like about plastics is that they are continually evolving, and a look at the new range of Wilson’s…

  • 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….

Latest Products

  • Accessories

    Alvey yabby pump

    Alvey stainless steel yabby pumps outlast all other pumps due to their unique suction washer set-up. Multiple washers made from a special rubber ensure a long life, and the oversize brass wing nut makes it easy to adjust your suction level. Of course, you should always remember to rinse your pump out in fresh water…

  • Accessories

    Tonic’s stylish new frames

    Tonic Polarised Eyewear, the new leader in high quality fishing sunglasses, has added two new high-fashion frame styles to its range. The new Torquay and Cove styles are on sale now at Tonic’s 200-plus retailers throughout Australia and New Zealand. Creator Doug Phillips said there were already thousands of people who loved their Tonics for…

  • Accessories

    Rupes lip grips

    For those looking for a fishing gift for Dad that will guarantee to get use (as long as he’s catching fish!), look no further then the compact Rupes Lip Grips. The importance of having the right gear at the right time is vital, and these days no angler should be without some lip grippers to…

  • Accessories

    S.A.S. braid

    S.A.S Braid is an Australian owned company, sourcing only the highest quality raw materials and using advanced techniques at the braiding process to develop a range of braid that has incredibly high breaking strains for its diameter. S.A.S is a ‘pure’ braid with no coatings to be left behind on your runners or colourings that…

  • Electronics, Indepth Reviews

    Raymarine has SideVision

    Raymarine has announced two new technology options for its LightHouse II powered line of multifunction displays. The new CP200 SideVision sonar module expands anglers’ underwater horizons with crystal-clear CHIRP side-scanning sonar and the new CAM200IP marine video camera brings high definition video monitoring to Raymarine multifunction displays. The CP200 can see further and detect more…

  • 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….

  • Lures

    Mimix Crox Pop

    With a long body profile, strong and sharp double hooks and a special Long Cast feature, the Mimix Crox Prop certainly is the lure that you need to create the perfect surface commotion to attract and catch big fish! The Crox Prop can be fished like any other ordinary prop lure, or you can fish…

  • Lures

    Insanity Slap Walker

    Insanity Tackle is the brainchild of Wayne ‘Mr Freshwater’ Dubois, and are uniquely designed to fool highly pressured, educated Aussie fish. First cab off the rank is the Slap Walker rattling lipless crankbait. These sinking lures feature amazingly detailed finishes and have three tow points which allow you to alter the amount of vibration, noise and…

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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