Latest in-depth reviews

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    TESTED: Obsession Spinnerbaits now obsessed with bass

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    Several years ago I met Raymond Parry from Obsession Spinnerbaits at the Australian Lure Expo in Ipswich. He’s a down to earth Aussie lure maker, designing lures to catch Australian native fish. Initially, the main focus of his spinnerbaits was targeting Murray cod and golden perch, and with my love of using spinnerbaits I promptly…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Electronics

    Colour sounder <$150

    The most affordable colour fishfinder ever introduced, the new Lowrance Elite-3x includes a dual-frequency 83/200kHz Broadband Sounder transducer and features an LED-backlit display with detailed 240×360-pixel resolution that’s easy to see in full sunlight from wide viewing angles. The Elite-3x allows anglers to quickly and easily identify fish targets, bottom contour, structure detail, bottom hardness, thermoclines…

  • Boating

    Stacer 509 Sea Runner

    Stacer’s new Sea Runner Range includes three models – the 509, 539 and 579 – all featuring a walk around cabin.  Built tough, the popular 509 Sea Runner features 3mm bottomsides, and rated to 115hp this cabin is made for cruising through bays, lakes and estuaries. With room for up to seven people, it has…

  • Motors

    Minn-Kota 55lb PowerDrive

    With the increasing popularity of deep V boats with higher freeboard being fitted with Minn-Kota electric motors, Minn-Kota has responded by introducing a 54” shaft. Replacing the previous 601450 and 601484 models, the Minn-Kota Saltwater PowerDrive 55lb, 54” SP motor (RT 55SP) is supplied standard with full function foot pedal, giving the user accurate control, power…

  • Boating

    Bar Crusher HTP

    Bar Crusher has launched its new Hard Top Pilothouse (HTP) series of offshore Fishing Weapons. Incorporating three models – 670HTP, 730HTP and 780HTP – this series offers the ultimate in protection from the weather, as well as the opportunity to stay overnight, with fully-enclosed cabins, toilets and other comforts. The flagship 780HTP has plenty of space…

  • Accessories

    Compact rescueME EPIRB

    Ocean Signal has introduced the world’s most compact EPIRB, the Category/Class 3 rescueME EPIRB1, which features a 30% reduction in size compared to other EPIRBs. The new rescueME EPIRB1 measures 178mm (height with antenna stowed) by 89mm and weighs 422g. It’s manually activated and can be easily retained within its manual release bracket or placed…

  • Boating

    Tournament amm 7800

    The Tournament 7800 is AMM’s latest 7.8m rig, designed by Barton Thomas. With features including a separate toilet and shower cubicle; heat insulation, exceptional cabin sound insulation; a fresh, hot water system; a fridge freezer running on solar panels, the boat was launched with twin 200hp Yamaha G series outboards fed from a fuel capacity of…

  • Lures

    Ecogear PP 60F

    The PP 60F is a new addition to the Ecogear premium hard baits range. This new arrival is a topwater popper lure, and its large cup-face makes an attractive popping sound on the top of the water to attract any predator fish in the area. When you make quick rod twitches, the popping sounds emitted by…

  • Accessories

    Chiller Fish Bags

    The Chiller Fish Bag, distributed by Demop Imports, is designed to store your fish catch in a hygienic environment ensuring fresher, long lasting fish. This insulated bag holds ice for days and is ideal for boats both small and large. Its flared bottom keeps it stable on the deck, it’s insulated with 1/2” dense foam and…

  • Lures

    Rupe’s Ironhide

    The Rupe’s Ironhide lures have been designed and crafted in Australia for our tough Aussie fish and conditions using only the best methods and materials. The new and improved ABS plastic models of the Ironhide are quickly gaining a reputation as strong fish catchers, especially when targeting our freshwater natives. The new range of Ironhides features…

  • Lures

    BX Waking Minnow

    Combining the unmatched responsiveness of balsa with the rugged durability of a copolymer outer shell, the Rapala BX Waking Minnow is the ultimate surface waking bait.  When fished slowly with the rod tip held high, the wide rolling action of the Waking Minnow rides right on the surface like a wounded baitfish, leaving a highly…

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