• Lures, Tackle

    Soft Mullet and Aqua Shad

    The popular Soft Mullet from JM Gillies now comes in three new colours. There are now six colours in the range: blue, gold, plain, bananafish, Guns ‘n’ Roses and Qantas. There are two sizes to choose from – 4” and 6” – and each size comes in all colours. These pre-rigged soft plastic baits have been…

  • Latest Gear, Reels, Rods, Tackle

    New Scotty releases

    The new #282 spinning and baitcasting rod holder from Scotty is a versatile rod holder for any angler. This combo comes with the 438 Gear Head track adapter which quickly slides into place and locks down to any Scotty rod holder and accessories. This allows the user to quickly change the rod holder position with a…

  • Reels, Tackle

    Sage Spectrum

    [Scroll down to watch video] Modeled after the popular 4200 series, the fully machined Spectrum is part of a family, which includes the Spectrum, a great all rounder, the Spectrum LT, a lightweight reel perfect for smaller game, and the Sprectrum Max, design for bigger game. The Sprectrum is a true large arbor performance fly reel….

  • Accessories, Tackle

    AFTA Winner: Plano KVD Bag

    [Scroll down to watch video] It’s no coincidence the world’s most successful competitive angler, Kevin Van Dam, trusts Plano to protect and transport his gear. The KVD Series of tackle bags and Speedbags provides avid anglers with customizable storage and unmatched access to baits and lures. There’s 4 bags in the range, with 3 Wormfile Speedbags, which…

  • Line, Tackle

    AFTA Winner: Rio Direct Core Flats Pro

    Some lines cast far with ease, but leave you flailing when fish show up at your feet. Others do just the opposite. The new DC Flats Pro line has easy annealing, a low-memory core that lays perfectly straight on the water, a low stretch Direct Core for hard solid strip sets and a mid-length head and…

  • Line, Tackle

    Fins Evolve braid

    Fins ‘Evolve’ is constructed from a next generation Hybrid Fibre Concept (HFC), meaning it’s hardwearing and perfect for going up against some of the toughest animals with fins in the world. It has been formulated and designed for the tough Australian conditions and Australian fish. State of the art fibres combine to provide maximum casting distance,…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Gillies Bluewater Saury

    The new Gillies Bluewater Saury lure is designed to mimic the popular pelagic baitfish and will be in its element chasing tuna, mackerel and all other predatory species. The Saury comes with 10/0 VMC single hooks and heavy-duty rings and hardware. The heavy duty, stainless steel, wired through construction ensures the lure will stand up to…

  • Lures, Tackle

    Classic Bluewater Trolling Skirts

    The new Bluewater Trolling skirts from Gillies feature unique hand-poured heads, attractive graphics and finish detailing their trademark Bluewater logo in the eye. Other features include a supple silicone skirt, a quality finish to the resin head and skirt attachment, two different swimming actions, and tried-and-tested, fish-catching colour combinations. The 6”, 8” and 10” Bluewater…

  • Accessories, Tackle

    New Plano Worm StowAways

    Plano has released two new Worm StowAway utility boxes, both of which feature a dual-sided design and transparent lids for quick and easy identification of contents without opening. The 361610 model comfortably holds eight bags of soft plastic baits, and has one angled compartment per side (each comfortably holds four bags). There are four shallow, fixed-divider…

  • Line, Tackle

    Asari Bluewater Wind-on Leaders

    New to the Asari range are the Bluewater Wind-on Leaders, designed with the serious bluewater angler in mind. These longer length leaders come in poundages ranging from 100lb all the way through to 400lb, and they can be up to 7.5m in length to cover most bluewater fishing situations. These leaders are perfect for anyone who…

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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