New Daiwa Soft Shell available

Winter is upon us and the new Daiwa Soft Shell is now available at our online store. The Soft Shell is windproof, fleece lined, spray proof and features heavy duty YKK zippers. Ideal for cold blustery days over winter. Check them out here          
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Queen of the Night – Gekkabijin AGS and 2004 – Jesse Rotin

Gekkabijin AGS Ajing 610l-s/Gekkabijin 2004 All-round sensitivity: (Gekkabijin) Japanese for Queen of the night is a style of fishing which was developed in Japan with the use of ultra-light saltwater tackle along with micro plastics and tiny slow jigs for species known as (Mebaru) rockfish and (Ajing) Yellowtail mackerel. In…
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Daiwa Lure Wallet

By Chris Seeto. We all should know the Cranka Crab, they’re a small, somewhat effective creature bait imitation. The unique point of difference the crab has are its floating claws and the challenge with the Cranka Crab is storing them with the floating claws. Most treble based lures, I put…
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Success with Stingers

By Ian Seeto. It’s winter, it’s cold and from my experience, Bream can be a lot harder to catch. This doesn’t mean the fish aren’t there, actually I’ve found in the colder months fish tend to be of better quality, compared to the quantity you may catch during the warmer…
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Destination Weipa

By Mark Bargenquast. How many fisho’s have dreams about the big trip north, pick up any magazine and usually there’s a glossy article with pics of tuna, trevally, barra, jacks etc. It really gets the blood pumping! Even for me living in Hervey Bay where the fishing really isn’t all…
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Casting is a Dream

By Ben Weston. When you are blessed as I am to have the opportunity to use the finest fishing gear in the world, you actually tend to forget how superior this stuff actually is! My young cousin Sean recently made the trek 700kms down from Townsville in North Queensland to…
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Pre Spawn Presso and TD Minnow Silent – Josh carpenter

April and May are when the temperature quickly cools off but that fires up the most epic run of Brown Trout seen in Australia. Just before this happens and for a little while after they move into the rivers the feed voraciously putting on condition. When they enter the rivers…
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GT Popping Basics – Leigh Fleet

Have you ever wanted to target and catch a Giant Trevally (GT) but don’t know where to start? These fish are a passion of mine and are truly king of the ocean. I hope the following blog will help you start to grasp the concepts and requirements needed to land…
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AGS Commander Electric Strawberry Spawn Run Brown Trout- Josh Carpenter

April and May are when the temperature quickly cools off but that fires up the most epic run of Brown Trout seen in Australia. I have been chasing this run for a few years now and there are definitely a few key things to maximising the small window of time…
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Essentials of Rock Fishing – Part 1 Jamie Robley

ESSENTIAL ROCKS By Jamie Robley Although we see a lot of hi-tech lure flicking in the mainstream fishing media and various websites these days, the truth is many Aussies still love getting back to basics and trying their luck with more traditional or old school angling. Rock fishing, particularly along…
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Baby Vibe – Micah Adams

With the softening of the hugely successful metal blades or vibes on southern bream, Daiwa's release of their new Tournament Baby Vibe 47s comes at exactly the right time. While the blades have been so good for so long, they are beginning to go a little quite, especially amongst the…
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Bread Rocks

by Jamie Robley. Autumn and moving into early winter is a fantastic part of the year to round up a feed of tasty, not to mention hard fighting fish from our east coast rocks. Old favourites like bream, luderick and drummer are at the top of the list, but others…
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Inshore Tuna

By Mark Gercovich.  The Southern Bluefin tuna season is in now in full swing along the South West Coast of Victoria and just across the border into South Australia. Big barrels are seeing seasoned game anglers all head to Port MacDonnell, plenty of school fish and albacore are coming from…
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Bait-fishing Basics

By Andrew Badullovich. The fundamentals of basic bait-fishing are regularly overlooked; therefore, resulting in a poor day’s fishing. Often, the best results are achieved by keeping the process simple! There are three important steps which I tend to follow when fishing the estuary, and I hope that after reading this…
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Like a Tiger!

TD Commander – Tiger Division. By Andrew Badullovich. The hottest technology in fishing rod construction at the moment is without a doubt the AGS (Air Guide System) that is incorporated within some of Daiwa’s “high-end” rod ranges. The only problem with AGS is that it drives the total price of…
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Testing the Black Label BL701MLXS

After spending a few days fishing for longtail tunas and catching heaps on the big Saltiga gear, we were worn out so it was time for a change in pace, we headed to the estuary for a bit of lure casting in the drains and holes. I recently received a…
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Double Clutching!

There is no doubt that when Daiwa released the new range of colours recently in their ever popular lure range it got a lot of anglers excited. Not only with the release of few new models they have expanded the existing range to 10 or more colours. Being a total…
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Easter on Fire – Saltist / Saltiga combo trial run!

By Mark Bargenquast. Well Easter has been and gone, we finally have the internet back on and weather was perfect in SE Queensland with light winds and over the full moon period the fishing was red hot! The annual run of longtail tuna has well and truly arrived with thousands…
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Black Label V2 642ULFS

Review by Andrew Blyth. In this day and age the market is filled with rods for any style of fishing you want to do. Some of these rods are good and some are, well not so good. Then there is a category of rods that are brilliant at what they…
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Footloose Flathead

By Andrew Badullovich. Flathead are an extremely popular species due to their abundance, and willingness to attack an artificial offering. The flathead are ambush merchants, and commonly feed in shallow water. This is great for the shore-based angler, as most of the flathead’s feeding zones are accessible by foot. Try…
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