Latest in-depth reviews

  • 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….

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Lures

    ZMan Scented PaddlerZ

    ZMan Scented PaddlerZ are a realistic baitfish profile that are available in nine colours and 4” and 5” models to suit your favourite medium to large predatory species. They have already proven to be dynamite on flathead, snapper, mulloway, barramundi, mangrove jack and more. The segmented tail design of the PaddlerZ creates maximum action with minimal…

  • Accessories, Videos

    New Tonic styles

    Tonic Polarised Eyewear added two new high-fashion frame styles to its range of high-performance sunglasses: the Torquay and Cove. “The new models are for people who want all the Tonic performance, but prefer a more cosmopolitan style,” said Tonic founder Doug Phillips. Mr Phillips said the new models were available with the same range of lens options…

  • 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 specialtyfishing.com.au 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…

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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