Latest in-depth reviews

  • Indepth Reviews, Line, Tackle

    Tested: New Siglon PE braid from Sunline

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    The purchase of braided line should be seen as an investment. It might not be quite as long-term as a rod and reel set-up, but usually longer than a many lures, and certainly any terminal tackle. It’s for this reason that, despite my not being particularly moneyed at this stage in my life, I always look…

  • Apparel, Indepth Reviews

    Feature: Mako – I can see clearly now

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    As we grow towards middle age certain changes become apparent in our everyday lives. Groaning when we bend down, being irritable about new technology and the lack of ability to see things clearly when close to us becomes part of everyday life. History has not been kind to baby booming anglers; as our sight diminishes…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews

    Ausmarine Seatrail trailers

    If you’re after value for money in a trailer you should definitely check out the Seatrail range. Ausmarine distributes and sells the full range of Seatrail trailers in both galvanised steel and aluminium frame models. Seatrail trailers range from small, lightweight folding models for small tinnies up to heavy roller trailers for 6.5m hulls with…

  • Indepth Reviews, Reels

    TD Sol II

    The TD Sol II, based on the game changing Tatula, rivals the performance of many current high-end reels. The superior casting performance and ultimate casting ease of the Sol II all stem from Daiwa’s revolutionary T-Wing System (TWS). A leap forward over traditional line guide systems, TWS delivers unparalleled casting performance and line control, a…

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures

    Beardy’s Bandit

    Beardy’s Lures are the brainchild of Daniel Beard. Daniel has only been making lures for a few years, but he has fallen in love with the process of producing timber lures. He makes the lures from his home in Beaconsfield, Melbourne Victoria. He makes a number of different models, however the Bandit is the one…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews

    RigRap

    I spend a lot of time preparing for a fishing trip to ensure that when I’m fishing, I spend the maximum amount of time with my bait or lure in the water. Much of this preparation is ensuring that I have ample back up of any rigs I may need, to replace a set up after…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews

    FireLine

    Smoother than ever, right out of the package and tougher too is what you can expect from the recently released FireLine Tournament Exceed from Berkley. FireLine from Berkley has been a leader in the superline category for years. FireLine was always smooth and now it is even smoother. FireLine was always tough and now it is…

  • Indepth Reviews, Reels

    Saltiga Expedition

    Saltiga introduced ground-breaking technology to the world, with Digigear II, Magseal and Zaion Air Rotor setting the standard in high performance design and innovation. In 2014, Daiwa has taken it even further with the introduction of Magsealed bearings into the new Saltiga Expedition range. The Saltiga heralded a giant leap forward in design, revolving around…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews

    TESTED: Hot Shotz Pre-Rigs

    Although most of my fishing during the year revolves around casting lures and soft plastics around the waterways of South East Queensland, I always look forward to visiting our family in South Australia and enjoying the bread and butter fishing this holiday and South Australia provides. By bread and butter fishing I mean targeting species…

  • Accessories

    Techniice Signature Series Ice boxes

    Developing the Signature Series has been one of the most ambitious projects the Techniice Company has undertaken since the company was established. The plan was to celebrate the company’s 30th birthday with an ice box that can keep ice longer than any other production ice box in the world, size for size. After a 3…

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