Fishing Gear

What Fish to Target In April: What’s on the Chew

Jacks also respond to a wide variety of lures and techniques. Casting surface poppers tight and parallel to structure works well, as does casting soft plastics and hard-bodied minnows tight to structure. Trolling hard-bodied minnows along the rock walls and broken reef areas of the rivers also entices plenty of jacks and allows you to cover a lot of quality ground. When …

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Z-Man Slim SwimZ New Colours

THE deadly little Z-Man 2.5” Slim SwimZ paddle tail, with its bite-sized baitfish profile and under-hooked tail for loads of action even at slow speeds, is now available in six new colours. Angler requests have led to the addition of favourites Pumpkin, Baby Bass, Electric Chicken, Bad Shad, Mood Ring and newly released Calico Candy, which has proven deadly on …

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Samaki Mangrove Jack Shirts

The shirt depicts a mangrove jack lurking in the depths of dark and mysterious mangroves and passing over schools of mullet to inhale the famous Samaki Vibelicious Thumper Tail. The Mangrove Jack Shirt has some dark features but the contrast of the mangrove jack easily offsets it. Samaki long-sleeve polo fishing shirts offer superior UV50+ protection, keeping you protected from …

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Atomic Hardz Vib 60

THE all-new Atomic Vib has been carefully balanced to produce a straight and true action capable of handling multiple retrieve speeds. So finely is it balanced that Atomic has achieved the unthinkable: it displays a tight wobble at high speed and a slow, seductive meander at slower speeds, making it perfect for freshwater anglers who will love the slow action …

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Zerek Marsh Slider Measuring Tape

MOST measuring tapes are large and cumbersome, but the Zerek Marsh Slider Measuring Tape is not. It’s a pocket-sized measuring tape that will go anywhere and fit anywhere, giving all anglers the chance to measure their fish in any situation. Constructed using durable PVC and with large numbers for easy reading, the tape measures fish up to 120cm long and …

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Megabass Popping Duck

DESIGNED to stop the curse of low hook-up rates, the Megabass Popping Duck is equipped with rotating swivels for both front and rear hooks. Another unique factor is its action, creating a solid popping sound with minimal moving distance, allowing the angler to stay in the strike zone and target specific fish. This exciting new popper is available in six …

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Next-Generation Revo Spin Reel

With almost a century of fishing expertise in it, Revo technology includes innovative design, precision engineering, AMG gearing, superior drag performance, advanced materials and a first-class line-management system. Visit the Australian Revo microsite at worldclass.abugarcia.com/au to learn more about the award-winning Revo design. Revo’s next-generation technology is explained in detail with exploded 360-degree diagrams.

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Westin Platypus 100mm DR

THE Westin Platypus DR is the latest recruit to the Westin stables. It is 100mm long, weighs 16g and crash dives to 4m on a constant retrieve, but on a twitch and pause retrieve the Platypus DR will float in the zone longer to trigger those aggressive strikes. The Platypus DR has a built-in long-cast system that allows anglers to …

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TT DemonZ Jig Heads

Featuring the Australian Fishing Trade Association award-winning HeadlockZ grub keeper, TT Lures DemonZ jig heads are premium-quality hand-painted jig heads with realistic 3D eyes built on Gamakatsu black nickel chemically sharpened heavy wire hooks. The colour range has been customised by the Tackle Tactics Pro Team to match popular soft plastic colours and common baitfish species that inhabit our fresh …

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Putting the Sting into Your Vibes

Step four Position the two hooks together and feed the loop through the split ring or tow point and then feed the hooks and beads back through the loop formed. Before tightening, adjust the rig so the hooks are offset, with the dressed hook above the plain hook and the plain hook partially hiding in the skirting of the dressed …

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