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  • Accessories, Accessories, Boating, Indepth Reviews, Tackle

    Gunnell Rod does all the work

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    I know what you’re thinking – you’re wondering what on earth this device is and what it does! Well, it’s called a Gunnell Rod, and it has two main advantages over a traditional rod. First, it allows anybody to land a big fish, regardless of the angler’s strength, size or ability. Secondly, it makes it…

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    XP Baits Butterfly Jigs – XPerience the difference

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    2016 saw the release of XP Baits Butterfly jigs into Australia. Designed in Russia, they are an ice jig with a difference and Australian wholesaler Juro Ozpro Tackle jumped at the opportunity to be the Aussie distributor. They were confident that fish like golden perch, bass, estuary perch, redfin and trout would find the unique…

  • Hooks, Indepth Reviews, Tackle

    Tested: Black Magic DX Hooks

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    Scroll down to watch video Last year I received an email from Fishing Monthly asking me if I would like to try out a new range of bait hooks – Black Magic DX Point hooks. Bait fishing is something that I really enjoy, yet I never seem to make a lot of time these days…

  • Boating, Electronics, Indepth Reviews

    Review: Evinrude iDock joystick control

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    Was it one of the worst kept secrets in the marine industry? Maybe. When I received an invite to Florida, USA, from Telwater (TW), Australia’s Evinrude distributor, the discussion went as follows. It may be paraphrased for simplicity and to not get in the way of a good story. SM: Cool – new, smaller G2…

Latest Products

  • Accessories, Boating, Electronics, Latest Gear, Tackle

    Lowrance FishHunter

    The Lowrance FishHunter castable fishfinder is designed for anglers fishing from the shore or a kayak. It sends real-time sonar data via WiFi to view on your smartphone or tablet, and doesn’t require a cellular or internet connection. FishHunter Pro features a tri-frequency transducer, offering four ways to view sonar data including Fish (fish symbols), Raw…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Zest Shovelhead Jigs

    The superb new Shovelhead Jigs are a magnificent jig for jigging shallower water, when smaller baitfish are being targeted, and when a more finesse approach is needed. The Shovelhead Jig features one side that is scalloped out and an opposite side that is rounded, which makes this jig really move and flutter through the water. The Shovelhead…

  • Lures, Tackle

    LiveTarget Trout swimbait

    Designed with all of the characteristics of a full-developed trout, the LiveTarget Adult Trout Swimbait is built to attract the largest and hungriest predators around. Finished in a dark and light pattern to accurately reflect the phases of rainbow trout, the LiveTarget Adult Trout Swimbait is incredibly lifelike from end to end, including a moulded dorsal…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Obsession Spinnerbaits

    Australian-made Obsession Spinnerbaits are the brainchild of Raymond Parry. He has translated his passion for fishing with spinnerbaits into making them for other anglers. He produces a large range of quality products to target our native species, and his spinnerbaits are no exception. Available in three sizes, 3/8oz, 1/2oz and 3/4oz, Obsession Spinnerbaits come in either…

  • Hooks, Tackle

    C Point Hooks Value Pack

    Black Magic’s C Point hook is recognised as one of the best performing Japanese-made hooks on the market. Manufactured from high carbon steel, they won’t let you down for strength and they are nickel coated to provide excellent rust resistance. Their ‘signature’ three cutting points, coupled with a smaller than average barb, means they penetrate…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Akame 120 Hybrid

    The new Hybrid soft plastic prawn from NT company Akame features a segmented tail, and has Kevlar incorporated throughout the tail and into the body. This dynamite barra plastic is pre-rigged with a worm hook setup for weedless fishing. The Hybrid is a cross between a prawn and a fish, delivering two different actions. With a…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Bushranger T-Spoons

    Spoons are a fantastic tool for targeting deep-school fish in our freshwater impoundments, and Juro Oz Pro Tackle have just introduced a spoon that’s perfect for this caper. The Bushranger T-Spoon has an enticing erratic action that fish find very appealing, with a swaying action when drawn through the water, and a seductive fluttering action when…

  • Apparel

    Samaki Stargazer Shirt

    Samaki Stargazer shirt brings you one of Australia’s most iconic fish species for the ladies. The barra’s beauty is so striking you’ll want to take a moment to admire each and every scale as she launches from the depths to attack the Samaki Vibelicious. Running off the success of the ladies Dreamcatcher shirt, the Stargazer…

2016 AFTA Trade Show

Check out these videos to go behind the scenes at the 2016 AFTA Tackle Trade Show – the premier event in the tackle industry calendar!


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