Latest in-depth reviews

  • Indepth Reviews, Rods, Tackle

    Tested: The sky’s the limit with Bone Voyage rods

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    In 2017 Bone fishing rods were introduced to Australia through the team at Wilson Fishing. There are a number of ranges and models available but my interest was sparked by the Voyage series of rods. It’s a travel rod series designed for the angler who doesn’t want to compromise with the gear they use while…

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Tested: Strike Pro Guppie sinking glidebait

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    Cooler nights and shorter days mean that the prime time to target big Murray cod on large lures is almost upon us. More and more anglers are getting out there and giving it a go using a growing range of lures, and I would like to add one to the list: the Strike Pro Guppie….

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Boating

    Stacer 509 Sea Runner

    Stacer’s new Sea Runner Range includes three models – the 509, 539 and 579 – all featuring a walk around cabin.  Built tough, the popular 509 Sea Runner features 3mm bottomsides, and rated to 115hp this cabin is made for cruising through bays, lakes and estuaries. With room for up to seven people, it has…

  • Motors

    Minn-Kota 55lb PowerDrive

    With the increasing popularity of deep V boats with higher freeboard being fitted with Minn-Kota electric motors, Minn-Kota has responded by introducing a 54” shaft. Replacing the previous 601450 and 601484 models, the Minn-Kota Saltwater PowerDrive 55lb, 54” SP motor (RT 55SP) is supplied standard with full function foot pedal, giving the user accurate control, power…

  • Boating

    Bar Crusher HTP

    Bar Crusher has launched its new Hard Top Pilothouse (HTP) series of offshore Fishing Weapons. Incorporating three models – 670HTP, 730HTP and 780HTP – this series offers the ultimate in protection from the weather, as well as the opportunity to stay overnight, with fully-enclosed cabins, toilets and other comforts. The flagship 780HTP has plenty of space…

  • Accessories

    Compact rescueME EPIRB

    Ocean Signal has introduced the world’s most compact EPIRB, the Category/Class 3 rescueME EPIRB1, which features a 30% reduction in size compared to other EPIRBs. The new rescueME EPIRB1 measures 178mm (height with antenna stowed) by 89mm and weighs 422g. It’s manually activated and can be easily retained within its manual release bracket or placed…

  • Boating

    Tournament amm 7800

    The Tournament 7800 is AMM’s latest 7.8m rig, designed by Barton Thomas. With features including a separate toilet and shower cubicle; heat insulation, exceptional cabin sound insulation; a fresh, hot water system; a fridge freezer running on solar panels, the boat was launched with twin 200hp Yamaha G series outboards fed from a fuel capacity of…

  • Lures

    Ecogear PP 60F

    The PP 60F is a new addition to the Ecogear premium hard baits range. This new arrival is a topwater popper lure, and its large cup-face makes an attractive popping sound on the top of the water to attract any predator fish in the area. When you make quick rod twitches, the popping sounds emitted by…

  • Accessories

    Chiller Fish Bags

    The Chiller Fish Bag, distributed by Demop Imports, is designed to store your fish catch in a hygienic environment ensuring fresher, long lasting fish. This insulated bag holds ice for days and is ideal for boats both small and large. Its flared bottom keeps it stable on the deck, it’s insulated with 1/2” dense foam and…

  • Lures

    Rupe’s Ironhide

    The Rupe’s Ironhide lures have been designed and crafted in Australia for our tough Aussie fish and conditions using only the best methods and materials. The new and improved ABS plastic models of the Ironhide are quickly gaining a reputation as strong fish catchers, especially when targeting our freshwater natives. The new range of Ironhides features…

  • Lures

    BX Waking Minnow

    Combining the unmatched responsiveness of balsa with the rugged durability of a copolymer outer shell, the Rapala BX Waking Minnow is the ultimate surface waking bait.  When fished slowly with the rod tip held high, the wide rolling action of the Waking Minnow rides right on the surface like a wounded baitfish, leaving a highly…

  • Accessories

    Daiwa snaps and rings

    Daiwa has released a new range of lures and lure accessories, and two of the latest releases are the Tournament Snaps and Tournament Split Rings. The new Tournament Snaps make it easier than ever to change lures. Light, symmetrically designed, and slim-line in profile, these high-quality stainless steel snaps won’t compromise the action of the lure,…

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