Fishing Gear

fishing gear wilson atcFor information on the latest fishing gear and product news updates, you’re in the right place. Our resources allow us access to news and product releases relating to a wide variety of fishing gear – from stickbait rods for big giant trevally on the Great Barrier Reef to the smallest hard-body lures for bream, revolutionary tackle innovations for saltwater and freshwater fishing environs, tackle storage solutions and more. If you’ve heard of some hot new fishing gear on the market and want more info, drop us a line at editorial@bnbfishing.com.au l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l

Z-Man Motor Oil – Now in Larger Models (Product News)

have led to the release of big fish favourites in this go-to colour, including 5” and 9” GrubZ; 5” and 7” Scented Jerk ShadZ; and 4” SwimmerZ. Pre-release testing of the new models has exceeded expectations, with flathead, mulloway, snapper, barra, mangrove jack, trevally and myriad reef species falling victim to the good oil. If you’re yet to try a …

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Zerek Skittish Dog

A simple pulsating rod tip is all that’s needed for that enticing zig-zag action that drives predatory fish mad. The Skittish Dog features 10 colours from naturals to outlandish in the 115mm size and five wickedly natural colours in the 85mm range, giving anglers plenty of options. A tough ABS body is coupled with durable rings and chemically sharpened trebles …

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Alvey Alloy Series 6500C8 (Product News)

Alvey is renowned for producing robust Aussie-made fishing reels with muscle and brawn, however the new C8 series offers an elegance that creatively wraps the most sophisticated yet practical fishing reel Alvey have ever made. For ultimate strength, the ‘sporty’ precision-engineered 6500C8 is machined from a one-piece cold-forged marine-grade aluminium block. A saltwater-resistant anodised coating further enhances the reel’s ability …

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Megabass X-Drift (Product News)

It is engineered to drift down, respond to a lift and fall again in high-current areas. Its design means it can cut through the water and stay down where the fish are without being carried away to unproductive areas. The X-Drift is balanced to sink head down, reducing the chances of getting snagged, and it comes rigged with a single …

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NosiLife Angler Repels the Elements

Available as a long-sleeved or short-sleeved shirt, the NosiLife Angler Shirt is a must-have for avid fishers, hikers and explorers of all ages. Whether you’re walking along a riverbank in Thailand, fishing on a beach in far north Queensland or hiking through dense Peruvian jungle, this shirt will help keep the sun off your skin and biting insects at bay. …

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Pflueger Illusion Rods (Product News)

The Illusion series is suitable for both lure and bait fishing and comes in one and two-piece configurations. Models include lightweight spin in 6’6” and 6’10” 1-3kg and 7’ 2-4kg; medium spin in 7’ 3-6kg and 5’6” 4-7kg; heavy spin in 7’ 6-10kg; and a lightweight 6’4” 2-4kg baitcast rod. RRP is $99.95. For more information, visit www.pflueger.com.au

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Mangrove jack, flathead and whiting around Coomera

You may even be lucky enough to entice a Mangrove Jack to have a crack at your lure.   Don’t forget live bait is a  great option as that’s what the fish are feeding on,  so adding a cast net to your  fishing kit is a great idea.  Christmas is not far away, so perhaps that is an idea for Santa. …

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Austackle Shrimp Jig (Product News)

A selection of 15g, 33g and 74g offerings means a variety of depths and currents are covered. The Austackle Shrimp Jig is available in six colours including glow and UV, with a RRP of $13.95. See www.austackle.com for stockists and more information or ask your local tackle shop.

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River and Dam Fishing around Bundaberg

On the fishing side of things, the Burnett is still alive with fish.  There have been good reports of three-tooth jew up to 50cm, big flathead, blue salmon and mangrove jack, and fingermark have also showed up during the week. For the guys keen to catch a few bass, Lake Gregory is fishing really well.  Most sessions have started with …

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Zerek Tango Shad a Raging Success

THE Zerek Tango Shad now comes in floating and suspending models and will only be available in a 50mm version. Fifteen new colours in the suspending version and 10 new colours in the floating version combine natural and attractor patterns, including UV colours that make these brilliant lures even more appealing. The 50mm Floating Tango Shad has been a raging …

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