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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: AIRD X – sweet combo! 702LFS – 2500SH By Andrew Badullovich

I was introduced to the Aird rods and reels a few years back, and couldn’t believe how well they performed for their price tag. Well, we are now blessed with the Aird X range…and guess what…they perform even better! One combo that I have been using lately is the 702LFS…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: One Ballistic Reel Ballistic EX 2000 By Andrew Badullovich

The Ballistic EX 2000 is one of those special reels that I have become particularly fond of. It’s not expensive, and performs well above its price-tag. It’s packed with high-end features and looks superb on any rod you decide to marry it to. Magseal is one such feature that the…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: SILVER CREEK BY MATT CALDWELL

With most of the rivers and streams across Australia closed to trout fishing at this time of year, the only way to catch a trout  will be to visit one of the many freshwater lakes throughout NSW, VIC and Tassie. Also with the cold weather, yet clear water conditions recently…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: EMERALDAS NUDE BY JASON LINARDOS

With all the great new products Daiwa have released this year none have got me quite as excited as the new additions to the Emeraldas range! New jig colours and a new range of rods all specifically designed in Australia for Australian fisherman. The new jigs aren’t just a bunch…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: Spiking Gold Tournament Spike 53SP By Andrew Badullovich

I had a hunch the tournament spike 53SP would be deadly on the inland natives, but I was gobsmacked when I found out first hand just how effective they actually were! The tournament spike has made its mark as a killer bream lure; however, it certainly isn’t restricted to the…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: DAIWA RELIABILITY IN THE KIMBERLEY BY MICAH ADAMS

I recently had the pleasure of spending two weeks on board a mothership- the Hyland C in the middle of the Kimberly filming for my upcoming season eight of adventure angler. During the trip, we experienced an incredible diversity of action that culminated in the catching of both barramundi and…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: PERCH SEARCH BY MARK GERCOVICH

Recently Fisheries Victoria held its “Perch search” on the Glenelg River in South West Victoria. The purpose of the event is allow for the collection of running ripe Estuary Perch that are used as brood stock to produce EP fingerlings for stocking. Previous research has shown that the most effective…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: TACKLING TROPICAL SPEEDSTERS BY MARK BARGENQUAST

As a fishing addicted kid I used to always dream of a paradise where catching big fish on lures was an everyday occurrence, a place where bent rods and screaming drags was an easy feat to achieve, well I am now living the dream on the western side of Cape…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: SPECIAL SPRING AT LAKE EILDON BY MARC AINSWORTH

Come 1 September this year, Lake Eildon is going to be something special because it’ll be open, for the first time, to Murray cod fishing during spring. That’s right, the 3-month Murray cod closed season of September, October and November won’t apply for the 2016 spring at Lake Eildon. Fisheries…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: SURF’S UP BY JESSIE ROTIN

Sand and the sound of crashing waves is what attracts millions to Australia’s amazing coastline each year. Turning up in large numbers and having a never say die mentality, is why many of us spend hours chasing our iconic Australian Salmon. Each to their own: Wading the shallows, flicking lures…
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