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

    Gloryfy sunglasses

    What do you get when you put innovative engineers, designers and extreme sport people in the one room? You get Gloryfy unbreakable sunglasses. Gloryfy sunglasses are based on maximum protection of the eyes, highest functionality and minimized risk of injuries. This is all possible because of the intelligent materials and innovative technologies from this Austrian eyewear company….

  • Lures

    Marukyu Large Crab

    Marukyu has already enjoyed success with its 15mm and 20mm Isome Crabs, and now it has announced a 25mm version to attract a bigger class of fish.  Like its predecessors it’s simple to use and is impregnated with a potent 6x attractant. You can fish the Crab really lightly weighted, drifting it down around pylons, or you…

  • Lures

    Zerek Flash Minnows

    The Zerek Flash Minnow has a highly reflective panel slotted into a hollow section in the plastic so it crinkles and flashes, sending out beams of reflected light to draw in predators. The lure also has a flexible action to mimic a baitfish swimming. The plastic itself is tough enough to stand up to those toothy pelagic…

  • Lures

    Presso Rolling Crank

    Good things come in small packages with the Daiwa Presso Rolling Crank, designed for Australia and made in Japan. With input from bream pros such as Chris Hickson, Micah Adams and Chris Seeto, this highly refined lure combines eye-catching colour schemes and baitfish patterns with heightened castability and varying depths. An enticing tight-wobble action stands the Rolling…

  • Accessories

    Freeze Dried Bait

    The Freeze Dried Bait Company uses the finest fresh bait, sourced from premium sustainability focused suppliers. Using state-of-the-art freeze driers, 98% of moisture is removed while all natural oils and solids remain virtually intact. Packed in heavy duty UV proof bags with nitrogen flushing enables the bait to remain preserved for over 3 years. When it’s…

  • Rods

    Samurai Elevate Bluewater

    Samurai, makers of the Kestrel and Inflict rod ranges, have now released the Elevates series. These rods are designed for bluewater fishing applications and like all Samurai rods, have been constructed using advanced techniques and components all combined into an affordable, lightweight and strong package. A completely new Samurai blank recipe, it has been tested it thoroughly…

  • Accessories

    Sunline PE-Egi ULT

    Sunline Saltwater Special PE-Egi ULT braid provides feedback like no other. This super-fine braid is the ultimate in high performance, giving you the sharpness and toughness you need for dynamic casting and aggressive pumping. PE-Egi ULT is made with ULT-PE for superior strength, stiffness, sensitivity, and abrasion resistance. Super-sensitive line design gives you precise, instant feedback…

  • Rods

    N.S. Black Hole Avengers

    The latest addition to the N.S. Black Hole range of spin and cast rods, the Avenger series features stylish rod builds and genuine Fuji componentry. All rod blanks feature WXW (Wide X-Wrapping) carbon paper and deep D joint rod joins for the best connection between tip and butt sections without any flat spots. Fuji tangle-free K…

  • Boating

    Horizon Boats FP Pack

    Horizon Boats EasyFisher range consists of five models, the 415, 435, 450, 465 and 525 and is available in four configurations that include the thwart seat model, pedestal seat model, side console and centre console.  Key features of the EasyFisher range includes 3mm bottoms and sides, bow and side rails, anchor well, splash well, front…

  • Accessories

    Marine Graphics Ink

    Marine Graphics Ink has been at the forefront of Australian boat wraps since 2007. Their fish illustrations and boat wraps are now recognisable at the boat ramps and on the floor at the boat shows. Nick Hannan, MGI owner and head illustrator, said wraps are becoming a popular and cost-effective option for boat hull protection. “It is a…

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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