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

  • 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…

  • Boating

    Avenger Sports

    New to the Sea Jay range is the Avenger Sports side console series. Available in both painted and non-painted versions, it features plate 3mm bottom and sides (aside from the 4.25 model, which has 3.0mm bottom and 2.5mm sides). There are six Avengers available: the 4.25, 4.4, 4.55, 4.85, 5.0 and 5.35. Fitted with plenty of…

  • Accessories

    Talon Electric Anchor Spike

    The Minn Kota Talon quickly and quietly stops and positions your boat in depths down to 12ft. Operating from the boat’s existing battery setup, the Talon vertically deploys its three stage telescopic spike with the wireless remote and without the fish-spooking noise of a traditional anchor. When not in use, the lightweight Talon can be…

  • Accessories

    Fuel-saving Enertia props

    Developed by Mercury to maximise fuel economy at cruising speeds, the new Enertia ECO propellers have shown in testing to cut fuel use by 10%. Available in three pitches (19, 21, and 23), all Enertia ECO propellers have a 16” diameter, compared to normal propeller designs which decrease in diameter as the pitch increases. Enertia…

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