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  • Apparel, Indepth Reviews

    The Costa advantage

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    US-based sunglass and apparel brand Costa Del Mar have been in the premium eyewear game since 1983, and have been available here in Australia for many years. They have gone through a lot of very important and sometimes industry-defining changes in that time. The range is now bigger, the quality is better, the price tag…

  • Indepth Reviews, Line, Tackle

    CFS PE8 Fish Floss – how sweet it is

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    Wading your way through the multitude of braided fishing lines on the market can be quite a task for any angler. There are products that cover all price points, and price doesn’t always relate to quality. When it comes to choosing a braided line, there are a number of questions to ask yourself before you purchase….

  • Indepth Reviews, Lures, Tackle

    Find your obsession with Obsession Spinnerbaits

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    I love testing products for the magazines, it gives me an opportunity to play with lots of new things and use products that I would otherwise never get the chance to. Then there are occasions like this. Anybody who knows me will know that one of my favourite ways to target Australian native species is…

  • 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…

Latest Products

  • Line, Tackle

    New mono from Shimano

    Shimano has released three new mono lines: Exage+, Tiagra Hyper, and Tiagra Leader. Exage+ is a fine diameter Japanese manufactured monofilament with excellent clarity and super sensitivity. It has a soft feel with low memory so it lays neatly onto the spool. It’s ideal for floater fishing for snapper or even surf fishing for species such…

  • Lures, Tackle

    New Flutter Jig colours

    Black Magic’s Flutter Jigs are designed to create a fluttering effect when dropping and retrieving, and are built with high-quality components to ensure anglers are getting the most bang for their buck. Now Black Magic has introduced two new colours to the range that are sure to turn on the predatory instincts of many species. The…

  • Rods, Tackle

    Storm Gomoku Surf Rods

    The world renowned Storm Gomoku micro and light jigging rods are the ultimate weapon for all manner of vertical fishing in both salt and fresh water – and they are now available for surf and rock fishers as well. Light and powerful, the new Gomoku surf rods have soft tips for casting distance and accuracy but…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Egi Oh Q Live colours

    The Yamashita Egi Oh Q Live series has eight new high-contrast colours added to its range. These incorporate UV and glow paint to create a unique contrast to the cloth and undertake. Like all Live jigs, they are fitted with the ‘warm jacket’ cloth which coverts light into heat. This capacity to hold a level of…

  • Lures, Tackle

    New Bullet colours

    Bullet Lures have become a favourite for many trout anglers in the form of the Bullet Minnow and the Five-O Minnow. These lures’ popularity has reached the point where users are now demanding more colour options, and Bullet Lures has done so with two new colours: pearl widow and black widow. These very distinctive patterns…

  • Accessories, Tackle

    Wilson Large Lure Wrap

    The arrival of the Wilson Large Lure Wrap has allowed lovers of big lures to keep themselves, their lures and their rods safe from the rigours of travel on the water and during transport. The damage that can be caused to a rod blank, the bindings and the guides can be quite significant if you travel…

  • Lures, Tackle

    ZMan 3” TRD HogZ

    No one knows what crustacean or insect ZMan’s new creature bait is meant to imitate, but the TRD HogZ has already accounted for a stack of species in both the fresh and salt. Plenty of moving parts, in the form of large antennae and fine legs, create vibration and water movement, while the natural buoyancy of…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Obsession Gummy Baits

    Large spinnerbaits to target big Murray cod are a must have for serious native fish anglers. Australian made Obsession Spinnerbaits have plenty of options in their Gummy Bait range to meet the needs of these anglers. Available in 3/4oz, 1oz and 1 1/8oz and four blade configurations (single, double, quad and six blades on request), Gummy…

  • Rods, Tackle

    Samurai Osprey boat rods

    Samurai has released a new series of all-rounder boat rods with user-friendly actions and a wide weight range, perfect for any offshore boat style fishing. These very versatile rods can be used for bait fishing, lures, trolling, casting or for the keen jigger. Each rod is fitted with the finest rod components by Fuji — anti-tangle K…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Hurricane Fat 37 Shallow Crank

    Hurricane Lures is continuing to expand its range of tournament tested quality lures, which are not only suitable for the tournament angler but the everyday angler as well. The new Fat 37 Shallow Crank is a shallow running lure with a fast, wide action, designed to draw attention from predators in a large area. It…

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!

AFTA Show

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