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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

  • Reels

    Shimano Spheros SW

    The Spheros series of spin reels has been given a full makeover. The previous FB series were reliable work horses, while the new ones have increased creature comforts for improved performance, while still remaining a gutsy, no-nonsense reel. New features include X-Ship and X-Shield. The former sees a larger cold-forged drive gear and a double bearing…

  • Lures

    Williamson Popper

    The Williamson Popper Pro takes the traditional popping action to the next level and produces extraordinary results. At a length of 130mm, the streamlined profile of the lure opens up a range of surface fishing options to all anglers. You can pop, bloop, slash and stall the lure to mimic a frantically fleeing baitfish across…

  • Reels

    Okuma Ozmodo

    Designed to combat Australia’s harsh saltwater conditions, the Ozmodo steps out with a full aluminium gearing system that is incredibly strong and exceptionally lightweight. With ABEC-5 spool bearings making up the bearing system, the Ozmodo delivers lasting power and performance.  The low-profile design of the reel and soft touch handle grips make the Ozmodo extremely ergonomic…

  • 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…

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