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  • 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

  • Accessories

    The Stubby Strip

    Aussie Brett Gresham developed the Stubby Strip to provide a convenient new way to carry beer and other beverages. It’s designed for the times when you just want to have ‘a couple of drinks’ – perhaps you’re in the car, watching footy at a mate’s place or having a BBQ at the park – but…

  • Accessories

    Live Bait Sliders

    Online retailer has added new innovative live bait sliders to their list of products. Made in South Africa, these sliders are all about quality, strength and attention to detail. Two styles are available, a Live Bait Slider (no spring) that allows your live bait to swim up and down your main line and a Non-Return…

  • Accessories

    PROX lip grips

    Specialty Fishing continues to expand on their range of quality products with the PROX Fish Catcher Long and Fish Catcher 2 lip grips, imported direct from Japan. Fish Catcher grips are made of a combination of stainless steel, aluminium and carbon fibre. This makes them strong, lightweight and, with their ergonomically designed handle, an absolute pleasure…

  • Accessories

    Magellan eXplorist

    The waterproof Magellan eXplorist range of outdoor GPS gives anglers the right tools to keep them on track and get them back to their starting point safely. The eXplorist 610 and 710 include highly detailed Summit Series Australia Topographic maps that enable anglers to see and navigate inland river and lake systems. The maps also provide…

  • Rods

    Shimano Black Terez Rods

    Shimano’s Terez series was launched back in 2012 with much deserved fanfare, as here was a complete range of rods designed with the right tapers, actions and componentry to fish braided lines to the absolute hilt. Now Shimano has released a completely new series for the 2014 season, with one major difference — this time they’re…

  • Reels

    Shimano Spheros SW

    The Spheros series of spin reels has been given a full makeover. The previous FB series were reliable work horses, while the new ones have increased creature comforts for improved performance, while still remaining a gutsy, no-nonsense reel. New features include X-Ship and X-Shield. The former sees a larger cold-forged drive gear and a double bearing…

  • 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…

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!


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