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  • 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

  • Accessories, Videos

    Samaki Xtreme PE

    Samaki has built its reputation on offering innovative high quality rods designed specifically for Australia. Now they have developed a braid that meets the same high quality standards at a reasonable price. Xtreme PE offers up to 8X more abrasion resistance than standard PE fibres. It’s constructed using the highest quality Japanese Dyneema fibres, and it’s…

  • Lures

    River2Sea Fish Candy Wild Prawn

    River2Sea’s Fish Candy Wild Prawn has been designed to mimic Australian prawn species. There are seven colours in the range, including tiger prawn, banana prawn, jelly prawn and native prawn. All legs of the Prawn move in the water to give a realistic action. Other fish-fooling features include a fully segmented tail, ultra lifelike feelers and 3D…

  • Reels, Videos

    Shimano Stella FI

    The Shimano Stella FI series reels are perfect for light line applications in both fresh and salt water. Micromodule Gear Technology delivers a new level of smoothness and reduced vibration for easier winding and better contact with the lure. S-Direct Gear means more precise gear component alignment, and Coreprotect involves a sealed bail arm line…

  • Rods, Videos

    Wilson Venom X

    Wilson’s Venom X 10-20lb 2-piece PCE Spin Rod is one of the flagship rods in the new Venom range. The top-of-the-line series includes eight jigging style rods from 150gto 450g (PE1 to PE10) and five two-piece saltwater spinning rods (popper rods) that range from PE3 through to PE12. The materials used in the blank, along with…

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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