Latest in-depth reviews

  • 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…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Rods

    Zerek Thannatus rods

    The new Zerek Thannatus is not only a beautiful looking rod but is perfect for lure fishing. The new Xtreme Control Quattro X Loop blank technology delivers a very strong yet durable blank, with a sensitive tip for a lovely feel and finesse. The intelligent technology of the rods is paired with beautiful craftsmanship using a custom…

  • Accessories

    Low-light Tonic Neon

    Australian company  Tonic Polarised Eyewear has released a Neon lens formulated for bright, reflection-free vision in low-light conditions. The ideal ‘winter lens’, it’s available in Tonic’s Rush and Shimmer styles. Neon has been developed by Tonic founder Doug Phillips for sight fishing in shadows, fog, and dawn and dusk. Doug said people were amazed by Neon’s ability…

  • Lures

    DUO Realis Rozante 63SP

    The Realis Rozante 63SP is one of the latest models to be added to the expanding range of quality lures from Japanese manufacturer DUO. The Rozante is essentially a smaller version of the popular 120SP. At 63mm in size the Rozante is perfect for bream, bass and trout, and it comes in a host of colours. Action wise,…

  • Lures

    Tassie Devil colours

    Tasmanian company Wigston’s Lures has released 11 new Tassie Devil colours, which are available now. These new arrivals include a special KG lure in memory of a much-loved staff member of distributor JM Gillies, Ken Gangell, who passed away earlier this year. Keep an eye out for the new colours in your favourite tackle store. Price:…

  • Lures

    Flashers Hooks

    The Flashers hook is the perfect hook for making your own paternoster rigs when fishing the reefs or sand flats. They are designed in specific fish-attracting colours tied to a chemically sharpened circle hook. The tied flashing material catches the attention of the fish while the super sharp circle hook ensures that the fish is hooked…

  • Accessories

    Mustad Fastach Clip

    The new Mustad Ultrapoint Fastach single piece clips are a game changer for Australian anglers. The Mustad Fastach clip saves you leader and time – you just twist and change your lure. It really is the simplest method of changing lures and jigs you’ve ever seen. These clips are made with strong stainless steel wire with…

  • 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…

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