DAIWA TECHNIQUE AND PRODUCT FOCUS: WINTER RAINBOWS ON GLASSIES BY MARC AINSWORTH

It might be cold in Victoria during winter, but the fishing for rainbow trout can be sizzling hot! And don’t worry if you don’t own a boat because baitfishing from the shore can be very effective. We all know rainbows are partial to dough baits however glassies are another option…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: SENSOR SANDSTORM BY MARK GERKOVICH

Who remembers the Daiwa “”Aussie stick” from back somewhere in time during the mid-80’s I think?    In a time of 12 ft surf rods or 5 foot boat rods it was a great mid-sized all-rounder and something quite unique at the time. As a kid what I liked about it…
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DAIWA TECHNIQUE AND PRODUCT FOCUS: Low Water Levels Around Snowy Mountains Has Trout Fired Up by Matthew Caldwell

With the cold weather, yet clear water conditions recently I have been enjoying some quality trout fishing.  Both Lake Jindabyne and Lake Eucumbene are fishing really well with good results coming from most parts of both of the lakes edges, this is the time to start walking and looking for…
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DAIWA TECHNIQUE AND PRODUCT FOCUS: Swimbaiting for Murray Cod by Jacko Davis

Every couple of years there is a new craze technique to target a certain species, no matter what the species. Murray Cod are a great example of this, from old flatfish, floopy's and oversize inline spinners to the big wooden hardbodies and spinnerbaits to the more recent surface lures. Although…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: Eucumbene Spawn Run, TD Battler – Beowolf By Andrew Badullovich

I love my trout fishing, and I love it even more so when you can see your target before it bites your offering. Watching a trophy trout shift from its lair to attack your lure or fly is as good as it gets if you ask me! The lead-up to…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: Urban Breaming Black Label 6102LXS By Andrew Badullovich

Most anglers will often travel vast distances to chase those wily bream; but the thing is, some of the best breaming is often in your own back yard! I recently discovered this when I decided to walk the banks of my local waterway at low tide, whilst flicking a soft…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT by Grayson Fong

Do you believe in love at first sight?? Whether it's people or material things, it's funny to know when you first lay your eyes on something, that little emotion triggers in your brain to say 'I'm going to love this'. I have been fortunate enough to experience this recently. After…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: Landbased Gold by Dale Baxter

Targeting bream walking the banks with hard body lures.It is nice occasionally to change things up whether it is by choice, circumstance or just for the sake of change, I find it keeps you on your toes and looking for the subtle changes in the way to present a lure…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: Black Label V2 642ULFS by Dale Baxter

 One of my favourite ways to chase bream out of the kayak is sight casting to pontoons and pylons. It is highly addictive, challenging and very, very rewarding watching a fish take a lure right in front of you and apart from surface fishing is definitely one of the most…
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Daiwa News: Hidden Oasis by Matt Caldwell

Located on the border of the Kosciuszko National Park, Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa is a natural playground nestled in the Thredbo Valley surrounded by the spectacular Snowy Mountains. Just 15 minutes from Thredbo and Perisher ski Resorts. Its unique setting and many complimentary activities appeal to both couples and…
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Daiwa News: Reddie or not, here l come! By Jesse Rotin

English Perch, redfin (or more commonly known as reddies), are a fairly wide spread and highly sort after species with so much on offer. From offering excellent table qualities to great accessibility for both shore based and boating anglers. However, I believe its their willingness to attack just about anything…
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Daiwa News: Crank-baiting on the cheap AIRD X By Andrew Badullovich

Crank-baiting is a form of lure fishing that is quite effective for an array of fish species; however, Bream and crank baiting go hand-in-hand. Whist high-end tackle can certainly aid success, it’s not necessary to spend mega bucks to tap into some crank-baiting success. Most crank-bait lures are round in…
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DAIWA NEWS: My latest Sunday session Ballistic X spin By Andrew Badullovich

I didn’t hit the water as early this morning as I would have liked; however, it had appeared that I’d timed my run perfectly. The tide was high, and there was enough water covering this particular sand flat which I’d be eyeing off for a while. I hadn’t fished here…
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DAIWA NEWS: THE OVERNIGHT HIKE BY JACKO DAVIS

Chasing Murray Cod is an addiction for myself and many anglers out there that takes us to some very special places. The Murray Darling Basin is littered with rivers and tributaries that hold these special fish. When it comes to catching them, us anglers are exposed to a vast array…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: MIXED OPTIONS WITH THE ONE ROD BY MARK BARGENQUAST

I must admit, I’m becoming a one rod angler. True my tackle rack has some pretty cool Daiwa outfits lined up, and yes they do see quite a bit of action throughout the year especially with the huge variety of options we have up here in the far north. Lately…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: FIVE REASONS YOU NEED A DEMON BLOOD 72MH BY MARK GERCOVICH

Summer is here and the kingfish are beginning to show up all along the Victorian coast. Also the summer, stick-bait eating, inshore tuna have turned up again in Sth West Victoria. If you want to get amongst the action here’s five reasons why you need a Daiwa demon blood 72MH…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: Daiwa Wise Minnow by Matt Caldwell

From the tiny streams such as Diggers Creek, to the often thunderous torrents of the mighty Thredbo River in spring melt, the New South Wales Snowy Mountains has some of the finest trout waters on the planet.  For the avid trout angler, the beauty lies in their proximity to each…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: J Braid X4 – Be an even Stronger Fighter! By Jesse Rotin

There' s no doubt in saying that braid is the way to go for many applications, but its not hard to get lost in extensive range of current and new braids on the market. Some anglers chase thin diameter braid, while others favour multi-coloured braid for jigging purposes. No matter what braid you may…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Estuary Topwater Luring by Darren Weda

Coming into the warmer months and topwater luring is on many a fishermans mind. By far one of the most exciting and visual ways of lure fishing its no wonder so many people are turning to this style of fishing. There is such a large range of species, fresh and…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: NATURE’S CLASSROOM – ‘the greatest rewards come from the greatest commitment’ by Grayson Fong

It's an all too familiar scenario, gear is packed, boat is ready, weather is perfect. The anticipation adrenalin pumps through your veins all night it unsettles your sleep, dreaming of hooking your target species with a glimmer of hope it's your all time best. On water, conditions are exceptional. Light…
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