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…

  • Indepth Reviews, Motors

    Evinrude G2 E-Tecs launch

    Evinrude (BRP) recently revealed a new Generation Two (G2) E-Tec outboard engine that reportedly produces up to 75% fewer total regulated emissions, 15% better fuel efficiency and 20% more torque than leading four-stroke engines. “BRP’s Evinrude brand is an integral part of one of the most innovative powersports companies in the world,” said Alain Villemure,…

  • Motors

    New Watersnake Venom Transom

    The Watersnake Venom SXW electric motors provide saltwater anglers with a range of tiller-steer, transom-mount motors. The range comprises five motors. The 34lb and 54lb in the 26” design are perfect for canoes, tenders, inflatable boats and small tinnies. The 34lb/30”, 44lb/36” and 54lb/42” are suited to boats ranging from small tenders and tinnies up…

  • Motors

    Saltwater Transom Minn Kotas

    The 2014 Minn Kota saltwater transom line up consists of 4 motors with 3 of these featuring the power efficient Maximizer that gives up to 5 times longer run times. Rebuilt with an intuitive, easy to use design, the Riptide Transom mount motors deliver up to 55lb of power. Riptide motors are impervious to saltwater’s…

  • Motors

    112lb Minn Kota ST i-Pilot

    Minn Kota has gone bigger with the new 112lb, 36 volt i-Pilot with 60” Shaft. As i-Pilot has become a must have product to spot lock over fish, bigger boats have wanted to join in the fun and Minn Kota has come to the party with the biggest Bow Mount Electric Motor available. Supplied with…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews

    TESTED: The Anything Bin

    Baedal2u is the importer of a new and exciting product, the Anything Bin. The name says it all. These bins are made from food safe, high impact plastic. The lid has a seal installed which makes this product water tight and air tight. When I first looked at this new product straight away I could…

  • Accessories

    Mount me

    Active Fabrications sells spare wheel holders that bolt to your trailer frame and keep your spare where you need it – on your trailer and not sitting in the garage at home in the moment of need. The Spare Tyre Bracket kit comes with studs and U-bolts to mount it to your frame and $24 is…

  • Accessories

    Bargain White Vision LEDs

    When LED trailer lights first came out, you needed a second mortgage to get a set. As time passed though, the cost of these low maintenance necessities dropped – dramatically. These ‘White Vision’ branded boat trailer lights are fully waterproof and come in 12 and 24 volt versions. With a 12 month warranty and slimline design,…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews

    Tinka Redco – 50 Years Strong!

    Australian made for Australian conditions, Australian owned, using Australian steel.  If there are iconic names in boat trailer manufacturers, it would have to be Redco and Tinka. This year, these highly regarded brands celebrate 50 years of operation. This is a major milestone and reflects the respect for which Redco and Tinka trailers are held…

  • Accessories, Indepth Reviews

    Oceanic Trailers

    Oceanic Trailers is a company whose motto is to strive for excellence in both design and durability. This Australian company is based on the Gold Coast and employs Aussie workers with the same goals as their customers: to live the Australian way and use Australian product.  In keeping with this philosophy, the Oceanic team only…

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