Latest in-depth reviews

  • 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…

  • Indepth Reviews, Rods, Tackle

    Tested: Hyped by the TD Hyper range

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    Although I simply love fishing, I have to admit that I have become a little obsessed by the humble flathead. I blame the team here at Fishing Monthly when I arrived. They caught a lot of them and it was pretty tough not to get involved when most trips involved being connected to lots of…

  • Indepth Reviews, Line, Tackle

    Tested: New Siglon PE braid from Sunline

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    The purchase of braided line should be seen as an investment. It might not be quite as long-term as a rod and reel set-up, but usually longer than a many lures, and certainly any terminal tackle. It’s for this reason that, despite my not being particularly moneyed at this stage in my life, I always look…

Latest Products

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Unique Yamashita Eginno Pyonpyon

    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…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Okuma Komodo SS 273

    The Okuma Komodo SS Series of baitcast reels has made a name for itself in big fish circles, taking on species such as barramundi, Murray cod, PNG black bass and offshore jigging targets, thanks to its stainless steel main gear, pinion gear, drive and spool shafts, offering the ultimate power, combined with impressive drag outputs. The…

  • Camping & 4WD

    BlackWolf Directors Chair

    BlackWolf’s new Compact Directors Chair has a strong, supportive frame, non-slip foot design for all surfaces and a solid weight capacity of 130kg, the Directors Chair is safe, reliable and able to withstand almost any environment. The chair has padded seating, wide armrests and high back support for maximum comfort, and it also features a convenient…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Shimano Tranx 200

    Shimano’s Tranx baitcaster series has been expanded, with the addition of a 200 size in two retrieve ratio options. Whether you’re chasing barra and threadies upstream or even big Murray cod, GTs and the like out the front, these are perfect for the job. These reals feature the CoreProtect system, which offers superior saltwater resistance through…

  • Camping & 4WD

    Compact Batwing Awning

    Rhino-Rack’s Batwing Compact Awning is packed with all the same features of the original Batwing Awning but redesigned to fit small to medium vehicles. With 270° of shade and 6.4m² of coverage, the Batwing Compact is made from ultra-durable, water and mould resistant lightweight material that has been tested in the most extreme environments. It has…

  • Apparel

    Samaki Windchime

    The new Samaki Windchime shirt is saturated in colour; with a scale base for depth, they’ve added some key species to make your fishing senses come alive. Sailfish, barramundi, jewfish and mangrove jacks feature on the front and back, all erupting out of their hiding places to inhale lures. The lightweight fabric is perfect for all outdoor…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Black Magic Flea

    Like the Maggot lure before it, the well-known Black Magic Flea has had a refresh with some great looking new skirt colours added to the range  Coupled with some of the old favourites, anglers can now select from 10 colour options to suit their preferences. For those who aren’t familiar with the Flea, it’s a 200mm…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Daiwa Fuego Native Custom

    Bold in looks and impressive in design, the Fuego Native Custom is a baitcaster that definitely stands out from the crowd. The Fuego’s striking low profile aluminium frame sits effortlessly in the hand and combines with its advanced technologies and designs to ultimately impress in style and engage in performance. Weighing in at 215g, the Fuego…

  • Line, Tackle

    Maxima Clear

    Maxima, a company that has produced quality monofilament fishing lines for decades, has now upped its game once again, with the introduction of Maxima Clear! The new Maxima Clear fishing line is incredibly strong and easy to handle, yet retains the tough, high-durability finish that maxima has always been known for. It has outstanding knot strength,…

  • Reels, Tackle

    PENN Spinfisher VI reels

    Over 50 years old and still going strong, the Spinfisher VI is built to take on any fish, anywhere! The new PENN Spinfisher VI features IPX5 sealing, so whether it gets hit with a wave, or you let it ride in the spray all the way home, you don’t have to worry about saltwater getting into…

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