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AFTA 2017 – Day 1 Coverage – Lures

In Depth Angler takes you through the latest tackle releases at the 2017 AFTA trade show, being held on the gold coast. In this article we take a look at the new fishing lures available for the Australian market. A great range of soft plastics, swimbaits, topwater and hard bodies were on show this year.

BASSDAY

Yaminama Sniper 65

5 Colours
Specs – 65mm
RRP:$34

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Barra 90 Tune

Suspending 90mm hardbody. Comes standard with Heavy Duty hardware. 7 colours.
RRP:$35AUD

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Bassday Barra tune 90

Sugapen 120F

New size for this ever popular pencil topwater bait. 120mm.
RRP:$34

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BERKLEY

Gulp 10″ Eel

3 Colours

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Powerbait 5″ Bubble Shiner

6 colours
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Powerbait Dropshot Minnow

6 Colours & 2 Sizes
2″ & 3″

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Powerbait Prerigged Giant Ripple Shad

8 Colours & 3 Sizes
16cm
20cm
23cm

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Powerbait Papa Giant 230mm

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Powerbait T-tail Shad

2 sizes, 2.5″ and 3.7″. 6 colours in the 2.5″ and 8 colours in the 3.7″

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Shimma Shad

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Gotam Shad

6 Colours & 2 Sizes
3″ & 4.5″

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CHASEBAITS (River 2 Sea)

Smash Squid

150mm total length. 65mm body length soft plastic bait. 5 colours. 3 per pack
RRP:$17.95AUD

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Smash Crab Jnr

6 Colours
75mm – 18 gm
RRP:$17.95AUD

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Crusty Crab

7 Colours
50mm – 4.5 gm
RRP:$17.95AUD

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Smash Prawn 95 & 125

5 Colours
95mm – 3/0 with 4.0 gm
125mm – 7/0 with 8.0 gm
RRP:$15.95AUD

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Live Whiting

3 Colours
95mm – 13g
RRP:$16.95AUD
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Poddy Mullet

3 Colours
125mm – 30g
RRP:$17.95AUD

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Bobbin Frog

5 Colours
40mm- 11g
RRP:$14.95AUD

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Wiggle Bombs

4 Colours
35mm – 8g. 2 per pack.
RRP:$14.95AUD

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DAIWA

More info on the Daiwa lures can be found HERE on the Daiwa Website.

Live Trout Swimbaits

Available in 4 colours and two sizes
180mm – 90g
250mm – 230g
RRP:$25-35

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Hybrid Swimbait

Available in 6 colours and two sizes
180mm – 50g
250mm – 125g
RRP:$28AUD

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Duckfin Liveshad

Available in 6 colours and two sizes. 3 per pack.
150mm – 28g
200mm – 64g
RRP:$25AUD

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D Frog Popper & D Frog

Available in 4 Colours
D Frog popper – 65mm & 14g
D Frog – 65mm & 17g

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Dr Minnow Joint 5F

Available in 6 colours
50mm – 2.5g

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Hooking Noisy Rattle

Available in 4 Colours
66mm – 18g

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DTD (Valley Hill, Deps, Geecrach) – www.dogtoothdistribution.com.au

Valley Hill Quaky Bug

2 sizes & 14 Colour Combinations
5g & 7g

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Valley Hill Boogie Back (F)

95mm – 40g

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Jungle Wrapper

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GeeCrack BB Mustang 50

16 Colours
50mm – 10g

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DTD WOUNDED FISH OITA

8 different designs representing popular fish species
5 Sizes Available

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Parasite included!

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Geecrack Rasta Man

9 Colours
190mm – 80g

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DUO

More info on the Duo range can be found HERE.

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Onimasu 188F

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Realis Crank M62 5A

12 colours
62mm – 14.3g

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MEGABASS

Noisy Cat  72

72mm – 1/2oz

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Megabass Tiny Siglett

30mm – 2.7g

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The Tiny Siglett compared to the Pagani Siglett

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X52 Acrobat

52mm – 3.2g

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Vatalion (F) – Floating Jointed Vibration

115mm – 1.3/8oz

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I-Slide 185

185mm – 2oz

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VIBRATION-X Vatalion

71mm – 3/8oz

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I-Brake

160mm – 1.1/4oz

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Megabass Eeler

235mm – 28g

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NOMAD

Riptide 58

11 Colours
58mm – 3.2g – Slow Sinking

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Styx Minnow 70mm

12 Colours
70mm – 3.8g – Suspending – 1m running depth

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Chug Norris 50mm

10 Colours
50mm – 3.8g – Floating

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RAPALA

X Rap – New Colours

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Rip Stop

90mm – 13g

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Xrap CountDown

5cm – 4g
7cm – 10g

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X-Rap Twitchin’ Mullet –

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 STORM

360GT Searchbait

12 Colours & 3 Sizes
9cm – 8.5g
11cm – 18g
14cm – 34g

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RIP Seeker Jerk

8 colours
20cm – 80g

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Gomuku Spinnerbait

Unique pivoting wire system designed to improve hookset and casting accuracy.

11g – Single Colorado

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SX Soft Pen

6 Colours
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Arashi Cover Pop

8 Colours
8cm – 14g

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SHADS LURES – SWIMBAITS AUSTRALIA

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130mm The Muzza

Floating, RRP $50

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150mm Glide Bait

Sinking, RRP $55

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100mm Glide Bait

Sinking, RRP $45-50

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Shimano

Bio Tough Squidgies
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Published on: July 30, 2017

Filled Under: AFTA 2017, REPORTS

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