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…

Latest Products

  • Lures

    New ZMan colours

    The ZMan 4” StreakZ Curly TailZ features a large curl tail and baitfish body, with belly slot for weedless rigging or adding scent. It appeals to a range of species, from flathead to bass and jewies to big snapper. It is constructed from ElaZtech, which has 10X Tough construction, is super-soft and flexible, and has…

  • 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…

  • Accessories

    Gamakatsu Baitholder Black

    The baitholder pattern is a freshwater standard, but also is incredibly popular in saltwater for estuary species such as bream. Thanks to the use of high quality steel (like all Gamakatsu hooks) the Gamakatsu Baitholder is pin sharp due to the unique chemical sharpening process.  Key to its success is the addition of two barbs on…

  • Reels

    Shimano Curado I baitcaster

    The latest Curado release, the I series, sees this evergreen reel tricked up even further. X-Ship is a big inclusion. Supporting the pinion gear at both ends with two of the five SA-RB bearings the reel comes with, a bigger drive gear and increased gearing efficiency results in ultra light rotation of the swept aluminium handle…

  • Accessories

    Storm in a Pack-up-Cup

    Pioneers of the outdoor dining world, Light My Fire, have pushed the envelope yet again with their latest flourish of creativity. The Pack-up-Cup is a set to sit alongside other LMF classics like the Spork, and the FireKnife as an essential bit of kit for outdoor lovers. Light My Fire operates by a simple ethos: ‘Think wild,…

  • Rods

    Daiwa Commander Spin

    Daiwa’s Commander spin series rods feature Daiwa’s legendary HVF blank technology. Refined and rugged, these blanks have maximum graphite density, are incredibly sensitive and are light and responsive. Megatop and V Joint technology combine with HVF to make the Commander’s design and function second to none. The AGS (Air Guide System) guides have a unique graphite…

  • 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:…

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