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  • 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…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Accessories

    Fuel-saving Enertia props

    Developed by Mercury to maximise fuel economy at cruising speeds, the new Enertia ECO propellers have shown in testing to cut fuel use by 10%. Available in three pitches (19, 21, and 23), all Enertia ECO propellers have a 16” diameter, compared to normal propeller designs which decrease in diameter as the pitch increases. Enertia…

  • Electronics

    Catch a deal with Lowrance

    Starting from May 1, Lowrance customers will receive a free 83/200 skimmer and StructureScan transducer with all HDS Gen2 Touch models, and a free 83/200 skimmer transducer and StructureScan kit with HDS-8 and HDS-10 Gen2 models (HDS-7 Gen2 units come with a free 83/200 skimmer transducer only). This is up to $90 0 RRP of…

  • Motors

    White Verado 300

    In addition to standard Phantom Black, Mercury Marine will now offer 300hp Verado outboards in two shades of white – Cold Fusion and Warm Fusion. Of course, boat owners have always had the ability to customise their engine or boat, but now they have the choice of buying a factory manufactured colour, which is a…

  • Boating, Electronics

    Lowrance Elite

    Lowrance has announced the next-generation of Elite fishfinder/chartplotters, the Elite-7 and Elite-5 CHIRP series. The new affordable series adds CHIRP sonar to its builtin Broadband Sounder and DownScan Imaging fishfinder technologies. CHIRP sonar produces greater sensitivity, improved target resolution and superior noise rejection. The Elite CHIRP line-up includes 5” and widescreen 7” fishfinder/chartplotter models as well…

  • Motors

    Mercury Verado 200hp Pro

    The new Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke delivers the incredible acceleration and top speed of all the Mercury Pro series outboards along with the quiet and smooth operation of the Mercury Verado. The 200hp Pro is built on the reliable six cylinder Verado platform. It also features Mercury Marine’s 4.8” Verado gearcase with a smaller hydrodynamic profile,…

  • Accessories

    Lone Star G3- 1000SD

    Lone Star Marine’s new G3-1000SD winch boasts 3200kg of holding power for vessels to 8m. This compact unit (featuring a 250mm drum) has been designed for larger boats with a smaller mounting area. It offers a fast drop and retrieve rate of up to 130ft per minute on the smaller frame, without any loss of…

  • Electronics

    Humminbird ION Series

    Humminbird ION Series Multi- Function Displays offer a multitude of modular technological possibilities. From Humminbird’s complete arsenal of leading-edge sonar to their highdefinition radar and full slate of cartography solutions, the choice is yours. The ION10 Multi-Touch dominates the competition with high-speed ethernet networking, wireless connectivity and full NMEA 0183/2000 support. From black box sonar and powerful radar to AutoPilot integration and even…

  • Accessories

    HeadlockZ HD now in 4/0

    TT Lures HeadlockZ HD Jigheads are renowned for their brutally strong, Mustad chemically sharpened, black nickel hook and unique locking grub keeper. This grub keeper has been designed to lock all soft plastic brands, including the 10X Tough ZMan plastics, securely in place. Now the AFTA award winning TT Lures HeadlockZ HD jigheads are available in…

  • Accessories

    Alvey rod holders

    Carrying rods in a bull bar style rod holder can be distracting to the driver of the vehicle. The new Alvey Rod Holders are different. They attach to the ends of your cross bar roof rack system and keep your rod and reel combos rigged ready to fish on the side of the vehicle. The rod…

  • Accessories

    Flashing gang hooks

    Designed in Australia and the first of its kind, Flashing Gang Hooks combine innovation and design to create a unique hook system that is sure to attract any fish’s attention. Flashing Gang Hooks combine the traditional ganged hooks with tied flashing material. The flashing material grabs the fish’s eye as it glitters in the water, while…

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