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  • 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…

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    XP Baits Butterfly Jigs – XPerience the difference

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    2016 saw the release of XP Baits Butterfly jigs into Australia. Designed in Russia, they are an ice jig with a difference and Australian wholesaler Juro Ozpro Tackle jumped at the opportunity to be the Aussie distributor. They were confident that fish like golden perch, bass, estuary perch, redfin and trout would find the unique…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Accessories

    Alvey rod holders

    Carrying rods in a bull bar style rod holder can be distracting to the driver of the vehicle. The new Alvey Rod Holders are different. They attach to the ends of your cross bar roof rack system and keep your rod and reel combos rigged ready to fish on the side of the vehicle. The rod…

  • Accessories

    Flashing gang hooks

    Designed in Australia and the first of its kind, Flashing Gang Hooks combine innovation and design to create a unique hook system that is sure to attract any fish’s attention. Flashing Gang Hooks combine the traditional ganged hooks with tied flashing material. The flashing material grabs the fish’s eye as it glitters in the water, while…

  • Accessories

    Evakool Platinum

    Evakool celebrates its 20th Anniversary with the launch of its new range of 12V upright fridge-freezers. Platinum fridge-freezers maintain freezer temperatures of up to -15ºC in ambient temperatures in excess of 45ºC. That level of performance has earned the Platinum series the maximum climate class rating of Tropical +. Powered by a 12V compressor, with insulated walls…

  • Lures

    SKT Magnum

    Big lures catch big fish, so Lucky Craft and Skeet Reese have teamed up to create the Lucky Craft SKT Magnum for what Skeet calls, “crankbait fishing on steroids”! These lures are fitted with a precisely designed bib to produce less pull, so you can burn them back to the boat all day without wearing out…

  • Lures

    Helpful Pointers

    Two of the latest lures from Lucky Craft are the LL Pointer 180 and LL Pointer 200. The 180 is a jointed sinking jerkbait with excellent swimming action. This 180mm, 52g lure combines a nice, slender profile with an excellent swimming action. The line tie is on the lure’s nose but pointed downward at a 45º angle,…

  • Rods

    Lox Hybrid technology

    Following extensive research and development, renowned rod manufacturer Lox has developed a revolutionary new carbon wrap process that delivers dramatic performance gains. It’s called Hybrid Wrap Technology. The secret is the manual wrapping of alternate densities and shapes of pre-preg within the blank, producing a blank with a noticeably different texture and pattern. “The process is very…

  • Accessories

    Shimano Exage mono

    Shimano Exage monofilament is an extra strong, high quality Japanese line, which is perfect for many Aussie fishing conditions and species as well. A clear blue in colour, it features low memory so it lies on reel spools neatly, and exhibits high knot strength. It is perfect for anything from fine line breaming with bait, float…

  • Accessories

    Fish Arrow Spine Hook

    The Spine Hook from Decoy Fishing Arrow was born as a new way of rigging the flash J plastics. It is the reaction of this ultimate rig that can turn finicky fish into feeding fish. Simply twitching the rod tip causes an  unpredictable spiral fall to imitate a baitfish dying!  The Fish Arrow Spine Hook comes…

  • Lures

    Beardy’s Shrimp

    Beardy’s Lures are the brainchild of Daniel Beard. His new Beardy’s Shrimp is a handmade timber lure he produces in Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria. This very distinctive looking lure is a must have for any native freshwater angler and wouldn’t be out of place in the salt as well. Designed around the characteristics of a real prawn,…

  • Reels

    COMMANDER baitcaster

    The new Commander series features Daiwa’s legendary HVF graphite blank technology.  HVF (High Volume Fibre) combines precise resin control with unidirectional graphite fibre to produce a blank that is incredibly sensitive, light and responsive.  AGS (Air Guide System) features a unique graphite frame that’s more sensitive, lighter, and stronger than metal, and more rigid than any…

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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