Latest in-depth reviews

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Tested: New arrivals from Yamashita

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    Who doesn’t love targeting squid, whether it’s off the rocks, on the boat or a local jetty? Chasing them is on my to-do list on nearly every boating adventure, and I love to adapt with new techniques to get more strikes. New technologies are always developing, and they can change your ideas of how these…

  • Indepth Reviews, Line, Lures, Rods, Tackle

    Rapala undergoes the flathead test

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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…

Latest Products

  • Reels

    Penn Battle II Spin

    Inspired by design innovations made possible through new technology, Penn introduces the improved Penn Battle II. Penn has added line capacity rings to let the angler know when the spool is properly filled. This ensures that the casts are not subject to excess line stripping from the spool, resulting in improved castability. This reel has enhanced corrosion…

  • Accessories

    Squidly Rigs by Black Magic

    Black Magic has added a new product to their extensive range of pre-tied rigs – the Squidly. Rigged with three soft squid lures, it is similar to others on the market, but Black Magic has made sure that this one is a cut above the rest by using superior quality raw materials. Each squid is rigged…

  • Accessories

    Ecooda Rod Case

    The new Ecooda Deluxe Rod Case is leading the pack in design concepts for rod friendly travel. With a three-part design, two-colour concept the Deluxe Rod Case extends from each end in a telescopic manner with the blue sections being able to be placed in more than one travelling position. From 1.5m to 2.2m the Deluxe…

  • Boating

    Cruise Craft

    The new Cruise Craft Explorer 595HT complements the larger Explorer 625HT and the top of the range Explorer 685HT. The 595HT is manufactured using a split mould technique, and its roof and interior lining are smooth and buffed to a mirror finish.  The Hard Top is formed with a full height toughened glass windscreen at the front,…

  • Accessories, Boating

    Yamaha Marine App

    Yamaha Motors Australia has announced the launch of the new Yamaha Marine App available on all iOS devices. At the tip of their fingers, owners and marine enthusiasts can access the very latest in marine information.  The Yamaha Marine App provides users with fast and convenient access to a comprehensive boat ramp locator which they can…

  • Accessories

    New Fender2Step

    The popular Dan-Fender FenderStep has now been joined by Fender2Step. The unique shape provides hull protection as well as two convenient boarding steps. The high topsides of many modern vessels make boarding difficult from either a marina finger or from small dinghies. The combined fender and two steps feature allows it to be rigged before entering…

  • Accessories

    The hole problem

    The biggest drawback to fitting underwater lighting to your boat is the introduction of a new holes into the hull – holes to mount the light and holes for light attachment or for wiring. On a small boat this can be a big deterrent to fit such lighting.  However, using a current drain bung location…

  • Boating

    Beast Master Snubby

    Beastmaster Boats in Queensland has released two new models: the 440 Snubby (tiller steer) and a 500 Snubby Pro (centre console) flats boat. Both models are fully hand-laid fiberglass, no timber construction. They have self-draining decks and a 1.85m beam for stability at rest, and there are some impressive storage and live well configurations. Options include poling…

  • Motors

    Suzuki DF200A

    Suzuki has unveiled its latest lightweight and fuel-efficient model – the four-cylinder DF200A. It delivers the kind of performance you’d expect only from a V6 engine – but from just four cylinders, which means it is the lightest in its class. The new DF200A also has a host of high specification features, which deliver real customer…

  • Rods

    TEN20 Aussie rods

    A group of talented Australian rod builders around the country have assembled to make a tournament-quality range of rods predominantly for the bream and bass market. This new brand is called TEN20, and it’s distributed via Rod Components Australia. Designed by rod builder Mark Newcombe, there are spin, baitcast and fly rods in the range, all…

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