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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

  • Lures

    Rapala XXX-Rap Cast

    Built with extreme casting distances in mind, the super durable and heavily weighted XXX-Rap Cast will not let you down when the fish are busting bait further than most lures can get to. In addition to its ultimate castability, the XXX-Rap Cast features a heavy-duty construction and in-line VMC 7266 single hooks for added strength against…

  • Rods, Videos

    Abu Veritas / Orra S40

    This new combo from Abu Garcia features an Orra S40 reel and Veritas 7′ 2-piece 6-10kg rod. The Orra S incorporates a smooth performing sealed Hybrid Carbon Matrix drag system and includes a durable braid ready aluminium spool that eliminates the need for mono backing. Other features include 6 x SSBB and corrosion resistant IAR bearing;…

  • Accessories, Videos

    Samaki Xtreme PE

    Samaki has built its reputation on offering innovative high quality rods designed specifically for Australia. Now they have developed a braid that meets the same high quality standards at a reasonable price. Xtreme PE offers up to 8X more abrasion resistance than standard PE fibres. It’s constructed using the highest quality Japanese Dyneema fibres, and it’s…

  • Lures

    River2Sea Fish Candy Wild Prawn

    River2Sea’s Fish Candy Wild Prawn has been designed to mimic Australian prawn species. There are seven colours in the range, including tiger prawn, banana prawn, jelly prawn and native prawn. All legs of the Prawn move in the water to give a realistic action. Other fish-fooling features include a fully segmented tail, ultra lifelike feelers and 3D…

  • Reels, Videos

    Shimano Stella FI

    The Shimano Stella FI series reels are perfect for light line applications in both fresh and salt water. Micromodule Gear Technology delivers a new level of smoothness and reduced vibration for easier winding and better contact with the lure. S-Direct Gear means more precise gear component alignment, and Coreprotect involves a sealed bail arm line…

  • Rods, Videos

    Wilson Venom X

    Wilson’s Venom X 10-20lb 2-piece PCE Spin Rod is one of the flagship rods in the new Venom range. The top-of-the-line series includes eight jigging style rods from 150gto 450g (PE1 to PE10) and five two-piece saltwater spinning rods (popper rods) that range from PE3 through to PE12. The materials used in the blank, along with…

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