Latest in-depth reviews

  • Indepth Reviews, Line, Lures, Rods, Tackle

    Perfect timing for the 2019 flathead season

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    The flathead season on Australia’s east coast hits its peak in Southeast Queensland in late September, and the action filters its way south as water temperatures increase in December and January. Anglers all the way to bottom of East Gippsland in Victoria, and the southern coast of Western Australia, head out looking to tussle with…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Rods

    Samurai Elevate Bluewater

    Samurai, makers of the Kestrel and Inflict rod ranges, have now released the Elevates series. These rods are designed for bluewater fishing applications and like all Samurai rods, have been constructed using advanced techniques and components all combined into an affordable, lightweight and strong package. A completely new Samurai blank recipe, it has been tested it thoroughly…

  • Accessories

    Sunline PE-Egi ULT

    Sunline Saltwater Special PE-Egi ULT braid provides feedback like no other. This super-fine braid is the ultimate in high performance, giving you the sharpness and toughness you need for dynamic casting and aggressive pumping. PE-Egi ULT is made with ULT-PE for superior strength, stiffness, sensitivity, and abrasion resistance. Super-sensitive line design gives you precise, instant feedback…

  • Rods

    N.S. Black Hole Avengers

    The latest addition to the N.S. Black Hole range of spin and cast rods, the Avenger series features stylish rod builds and genuine Fuji componentry. All rod blanks feature WXW (Wide X-Wrapping) carbon paper and deep D joint rod joins for the best connection between tip and butt sections without any flat spots. Fuji tangle-free K…

  • Boating

    Horizon Boats FP Pack

    Horizon Boats EasyFisher range consists of five models, the 415, 435, 450, 465 and 525 and is available in four configurations that include the thwart seat model, pedestal seat model, side console and centre console.  Key features of the EasyFisher range includes 3mm bottoms and sides, bow and side rails, anchor well, splash well, front…

  • Accessories

    Marine Graphics Ink

    Marine Graphics Ink has been at the forefront of Australian boat wraps since 2007. Their fish illustrations and boat wraps are now recognisable at the boat ramps and on the floor at the boat shows. Nick Hannan, MGI owner and head illustrator, said wraps are becoming a popular and cost-effective option for boat hull protection. “It is a…

  • Accessories, Boating

    GME MT600G EPIRB

    GME has released the MT600G, an EPIRB with improved GPS functionality ensuring faster location in an emergency situation. The MT600G features a 10 year battery life and advanced self testing capability, giving users greater peace of mind. Features include a 66 channel GPS receiver which reduces the search area to less than 100m radius, and a…

  • Electronics

    Software Upgrade

    Lowrance has announced enhanced navigational functionality for its HDS Gen2 and HDS Gen2 Touch range. This functionality provides Easy Routing from C-MAP and Autorouting from Navionics. Users can now easily and automatically create the shortest, safe route based on selected start and end points to plan a route. Routes are shown overlaid on the chart, highlighting…

  • Boating

    Black Rhino Boats

    Black Rhino Boats was born from the concept that Australia’s boating industry was suffering from the same old, same old syndrome, so we teamed up with world renowned, award winning boat designer, Scott Robson to produce a range of plate boats. Here at Black Rhino we are manufacturing fresh boats with a contemporary style that is…

  • Motors

    New Mercury Diesels

    Mercury Diesel has released new 150hp and 170hp variants of its 2L Inline-4 platform. Mercury’s innovative technology provides increased power-to-weight ratios, cleaner starts and less noise, while eliminating the smoke and smell often associated with diesel engines. Very reliable, compact and robust, the new engines are available as both inboards and sterndrives, and are fully compatible…

  • Electronics

    Humminbird Onix

    The new Onix series GPS/fishfinders feature high end, super high resolution multi-functional displays. The touchscreens have a gesture based interface called Cross Touch, which allows you to perform functions by making swiping gestures, like you would with a smartphone or tablet. The displays are ultra sharp XGA LCD. Both the 8SI (8.4” screen) and 10SI…

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