Latest in-depth reviews

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Unique Yamashita Eginno Pyonpyon

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    Anybody who enjoys squid fishing, whether it is an obsession or an occasional flirtation, would or should know the Yamashita brand of squid jigs. Yamashita’s innovation is second to none, and the jigs in their various iterations are available at an affordable price. I have accumulated a significant collection of Yamashita jigs over the years. It…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews, Tackle

    McLaughlin’s Advanced Formula Berley

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    McLaughlin’s Bait and Berley have been producing quality bait and berley products since the late 1940s. During this time they have constantly worked to further improve the range and quality of the items they produce. In 2018 they introduced their latest innovation – the Advanced Formula range of berleys, which builds upon the success of…

  • Indepth Reviews, Line, Tackle

    It’s a Daiwa J-Braid Grand life

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    Last year I was lucky enough to be sent a Daiwa Tatula baitcasting rod and reel combo to have a play with, and inside the box was a spool of the original J-Braid x4 line to fill it with. For a 4-ply braid which was certainly at the lower end of retail pricing in tackle…

  • Indepth Reviews, Rods, Tackle

    Tested: Hyped by the TD Hyper range

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    Although I simply love fishing, I have to admit that I have become a little obsessed by the humble flathead. I blame the team here at Fishing Monthly when I arrived. They caught a lot of them and it was pretty tough not to get involved when most trips involved being connected to lots of…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Apparel

    Ugly Fish Krypton sunglasses

    Aussie eyewear label Ugly Fish have released the new Krypton range, which combines protection, functionality and comfort. With maximum UV protection (category 3) and polarised lenses, this range is perfect for anglers. Offering superior optical clarity and extremely high polarising efficiency, the Krypton cuts out glare off the water and helps you make out the…

  • Electronics

    Lowrance HDS price drop

    Lowrance has announced its latest special deal, saving you hundreds of dollars when you buy any fishfinder, chartplotter or combo unit across the HDS range. Lowrance customers will continue to have access to the HDS Gen2 Touch combo bundles which include a free 83/200khz skimmer and StructureScan transducer. The HDS Gen2 (non-touch) bundles with a…

  • Reels

    Abu Garcia Revo 3 Beast

    Armed with a 22lb max drag and deeper spool for extra line capacity, the new Abu Garcia Revo Beast will change the way anglers fish. The reel is equipped with oversized, ergonomic handles and EVA power knobs to harness the muscle of this powerful reel. Titanium-coated sideplates provide increased scratch resistance and sleek finish. An…

  • Tackle

    Old Town Predator MX kayak

    The Old Town Predator MX, or Mixed Water, has a rounded hull designed for moving water conditions without sacrificing the Predator’s class leading stability and performance. The MX also features a spacious Exo-Ridge deck, providing the perfect standing platform, room for extra gear or a furry companion. It’s the most compact model in the series,…

  • Rods

    Mexican Fire Cod Raider

    An exciting new addition to Shimano’s comprehensive Raider Mexican Fire rod range for the 2014/15 season is the Cod Raider. As the name suggests, it is tailor-made for chasing Australia’s largest, most iconic freshwater native, the mighty Murray cod. Available in a choice of either one or two-piece configuration, the Cod Raider has been developed…

  • Reels

    Pflueger Patriarch XT spinning reel

    Bream and bass anglers take note, Pflueger takes spinning reels to a higher level of craftsmanship, materials and design with the all new 172g Patriarch XT, the lightest reel in its class. The reel’s body, rotor and sideplate are constructed from a magnesium alloy to keep the reel ultra light. The skeletonized, braid-ready spool is…

  • Accessories

    Osprey Transporter Series Carry All

    Osprey are experts in all things luggage related. It’s easy to see why they’re in a different league from their competitors with their latest range of ‘carry-all’ companions – the Transporter Series. It’s this type of forward thinking that has made the once feared job of hauling luggage incredibly easy, allowing you to get to…

  • Reels

    Daiwa TD Zillion

    The new TD Zillion embraces Daiwa’s newest and most innovative design technologies, TWS and Air Rotation, to set a new agenda in baitcaster brilliance. Headlining the Zillion’s impressive design and performance is Real Four, with Real Engine, Real Control, Real Endurance, and Real Custom delivering unmatched precision, power and performance. An ultra strong, aluminium frame…

  • Lures

    ZMan 5” Pop ShadZ

    The 5” Pop ShadZ surface popper is constructed from Z-Man’s buoyant, 10X Tough, super-soft and flexible, ElaZtech material. With a baitfish shaped profile and cupped face designed to pop and spit water, the Pop ShadZ will appeal to a wide range of surface feeders, including barra, cod, mangrove jack, trevally, tuna, mackerel and more. Unlike…

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