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

  • Rods

    Abu KR-X Light Jig

    Abu Garcia Salty Stage rods were designed in Japan for the ultimate in micro and light jigging performance. They feature the latest in Japanese jig rod design, quality components and striking cosmetics. Powerful composite blanks incorporate carbon and glass with carbon X-wrap to reduce rod twist and increase power. The lightweight properties of the Fuji KR…

  • Accessories

    Zexus from Japan

    After a year of testing in the Australian outdoors, Fish-Tec Solutions is proud to introduce the high quality Zexus light range from Japan. Zexus has been making lights in Japan for 30 years, so you know you’re getting a tried-and-tested, quality product. The range is comprehensive and you can pick from headlamps, cap lamps, lanterns or…

  • Accessories

    PR Knotter tool

    S.A.S Braid continue to push the boundaries with innovative new products. To complement their ultra-thin, high strength line they have released their own modified PR Knot Tying Tool. The PR Knotter gives anglers the advantage of an incredibly strong knot with a super slim profile. The PR knot provides maximum strength, not found in other knots, which…

  • Reels

    Megabass FX68R

    The Megabass FX68R low profile baitcaster features a stack of innovative design features to make the fishing experience more effective. Firstly the ergonomic design of this model features a T-Wing spool disengage lever which means when you press the lever to disengage the spool, the top of the reel rises creating a comfortable platform to…

  • Lures

    Ecogear Shad colours

    The body roll and sonic body sound are features unique to the Ecogear Shad. The special body design makes the lure achieve the maximum vibration in the water at the slowest retrieval speed. These soft baits use natural sinking material. It allows for further casting with great swimming actions on the surface with the no sinker…

  • Lures

    Ecogear CK 40F07

    The CK 40F07 is a range of classic ‘bulbous teardrop’ shaped lures that are synonymous with serious sportfishing. These lures have been designed for fishing in and amongst the shallows and deep in both fresh and salt water. The compact shape of the CK 40F07 means that it casts like a bullet, and fish love its…

  • Accessories

    DTreble Saq Sas

    The best lures need the best accessories and there are none finer than new performance-inspired lure accessories from Daiwa. Advanced in technology, performance and features, these Japanese designed accessories will take your lure fishing to the next level, and keep your lures performing at their best. One of the latest releases is the DTreble Saq…

  • Lures

    Rapala XXX-Rap Cast

    Built with extreme casting distances in mind, the super durable and heavily weighted XXX-Rap Cast will not let you down when the fish are busting bait further than most lures can get to. In addition to its ultimate castability, the XXX-Rap Cast features a heavy-duty construction and in-line VMC 7266 single hooks for added strength against…

  • Rods, Videos

    Abu Veritas / Orra S40

    This new combo from Abu Garcia features an Orra S40 reel and Veritas 7′ 2-piece 6-10kg rod. The Orra S incorporates a smooth performing sealed Hybrid Carbon Matrix drag system and includes a durable braid ready aluminium spool that eliminates the need for mono backing. Other features include 6 x SSBB and corrosion resistant IAR bearing;…

  • Accessories, Videos

    Samaki Xtreme PE

    Samaki has built its reputation on offering innovative high quality rods designed specifically for Australia. Now they have developed a braid that meets the same high quality standards at a reasonable price. Xtreme PE offers up to 8X more abrasion resistance than standard PE fibres. It’s constructed using the highest quality Japanese Dyneema fibres, and it’s…

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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