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

  • Lures

    Samaki Pacemaker

    The Samaki Pacemaker sets the pace for high speed trolling lures. The Pacemaker’s sleek design has been tweaked and fine-tuned to allow you to troll faster with a wider trolling spectrum to attract a variety of aggressive fish species. The Pacemaker also has the flexibility to troll at high or low speed, with an ideal…

  • Accessories

    Cortland Precision Saltwater

    To fool, hook and land a fish, everything must go right. Particularly if that fish is big. The team at Cortland know that extends to more than just fly lines. That’s why their leaders, tippet material, backing and PolyTaper tips are engineered to perform flawlessly — turning over big flies into the wind, making subtle…

  • Reels

    Hardy Fortuna

    The Fortuna X from Hardy is the result of a collaboration between some of the finest reel designers in the industry and the ultimate saltwater predator, Andy Mill. Together they created a lightweight, waterproof sealed, beast of a fly reel producing up to 32lb of pure smooth stopping power. This strong and surprisingly light reel…

  • Rods

    Sage Salt Fly Rod

    Saltwater is where your abilities as a flyfisher are constantly measured and honed, and now Sage has introduced the Salt series, developed through decades of saltwater experience. The SALT series replaces the Xi3 series, and these new rods are Sage’s first saltwater fly rods built on its newer Konnetic technology. That’s the same technology which…

  • Accessories

    GoPro Knog Light

    GoPro distributor V-Sport has released the perfect match for the GoPro Hero3+: a powerful waterproof Knog LED light. It sits alongside your GoPro without getting in the way of using buttons or opening mounts, and it’s  waterproof down to 40m, just like your GoPro. Settings range from 70 lumens up to 400 lumens (to give…

  • Uncategorized

    Junior Camo Cat Bow

    Founded in 1956, the Barnett name is synonymous with quality archery products. Australian fishing and outdoor distributor J.M. Gillies has now incorporated this great brand into its range. The rise in profile of archery through movies such as The Hunger Games has created a renewed interest in bow hunting, and one way to get a…

  • Accessories

    Aluma-Pro Gripper

    Fish grippers help to handle toothy predators safely, and are a must for all serious anglers. Voted as AFTA’s 2014 Best in Show Fishing & Boating Accessory, the Rapala Aluma-Pro Gripper does it better than any other. This lip grip is built for easy one-handed operation; index finger trigger on the 9” model, thumb operated…

  • Accessories

    AFN Solar Tube

    The winner of this year’s Best Clothing Accessory was AFN (Australian Fishing Network) with their cool new Solar Tube. The quick drying, UV protection of Coolmax fabric makes these tubes great for any outdoor enthusiast. One size fits all in a seamless, streatchable fabric for ultimate comfort. The fabric absorbs and wicks moisture for those…

  • Accessories

    Plano 7237

    Plano’s 7237 tackle box is a durable and roomy solution for storing your fishing gear. This new tackle box includes three 3700 series organizers, along with two top access compartments and a bulk storage area in the base. Accessing your gear is easy, with a drop-down, quick-access door at the front. Customizable StowAway trays are easily interchangeable…

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