Fishing Gear

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Large Wilson Tackle Bag (Product News)

Two side storage pockets are designed to take bigger items such as large leader spools, gloves, beanies and other accessories, while the durable base feet help to keep the bag off the ground. The top flap has elastic webbing to hold items such as rain jackets and other light but bulky items to help ensure your day on the water …

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PENN Clash Spinning Reel (Product News)

A Techno-Balanced RR30 carbon rotor on the smaller reels, aluminium on the bigger sizes, with the heavy-duty aluminium bail is built for a long life. The new Leveline slow-oscillation system is rugged and produces tight, near-perfect line lay for improved casting and reduced occurrences of ‘wind knots’. A sealed HT-100 drag system is protected from corrosion and smoothly manages the fight …

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How to Troll – The Art of Trolling

I always try to set my lures about 20m behind the boat and my trolling speed is a slow idle. It is difficult to put an accurate speed to this technique but I always imagine that my boat is moving at a good walking pace. Another vital link in the chain is to remember that when you commence trolling, you …

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New 4” Gulp Nemesis Colours (Product News)

Combine the fish-catching profile of a jerk shad and the enticing tail action of a grub and you get the Berkley Nemesis. Designed in Australia, the Nemesis shape is now available in a 4” size. The tail action of this shape has to be seen to be believed. On the drop or retrieve, the Nemesis tail swims at the slowest …

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Megabass Or Poi (Product News)

When stationary, the lure hangs almost vertically, ensuring speedsters that attack the back end of a bait such as mackerel will still find a contact point, with strong trebles hanging from the rear and halfway points of the lure. This almost vertical stationary position also ensures fish targeting prey just under the surface will readily find the lure. The hanging angle …

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Savwinch Review – Solves Anchoring Issues

  I received my boat about four weeks prior to writing this article, and even though my Savwinch was installed and ready to go, I hadn’t used it until a very recent trip. I was sitting in 65m of rather sloppy water. The wind had increased to almost 20 knots and the swell was about 1m, which made it difficult to fish …

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Epic 10 Day Fraser Island Trip

This pushes baitfish in closer to the shore and with them some of the larger predators on the chase. Still, with the flathead fishing as good as it was, it was hard to complain. Brilliant bait fishing From about the beginning of August to the end of October each year the summer whiting fishing on the western flats of Fraser can …

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The Right Gear for Whiting

Float lining for snapper is an easy and very effective way to consistently catch fish, and when you’re trying to fish a new area or target a new species, keeping it simple is best. A 6-8kg rod, 5000-size reel loaded with 20lb braid and a 30lb leader make up the gear needed, along with a gang of three 4/0 to …

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Pflueger Trion XT Rods (Product News)

Trion rods feature technique-specific actions developed for Australian fish and conditions. The actions and performance of the Trion series are achieved through a combination of high-modulus carbon blank material and quality Fuji guides and reel seat delivering crisp and reliable performance in every fishing situation. Trions now includes Fuji K Alconite guides and a new Hybra-Cork handle design that provides …

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Stop the Glare with BluBlocker Sunglasses

The Viper’s large, rubberised elements can cushion a blow and fit comfortably on your face through the most active days, and the unique side lenses assure you’re seeing nothing but crisp, clear BluBlocker vision. Ultra-light nylon construction provides superior comfort and durability and the hinges are thick and durable. The nose pads are rubberised, with little air holes for a …

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