Posts Tagged ‘Tackle’

  • Review: Daiwa Gekkabjin Air 2003 Reel

    December 7, 2017 • REVIEWS • Views: 7095

    Say hello to Daiwa’s latest finesse offering in it’s light tackle spin reels. The Gekkabijin Air 2003 is a specifically designed lightweight reel with finesse fishing at its core. SPECIFICATIONS Model Gekkabijin Air 2003 Line Capacity PE 0.3/120m

  • AFTA Day 3 coverage – other bits and pieces

    August 12, 2017 • AFTA 2017, REPORTS • Views: 4049

    Along with all of the cool new reels and rods we checked out at AFTA, there was plenty of new accessories and gadgets coming out also. Too many for us to see in fact. So here is but a handful of bits and pieces we saw while wandering around. Daiwa Fish

  • AFTA 2017 – Day 2 Coverage – More Lures!

    August 1, 2017 • AFTA 2017, REPORTS • Views: 4225

    As expected we missed a few bits and pieces on Day 1, So here is some more new lures that we checked out today at AFTA 2017. Atomic Hardz Vibe 2 new sizes for the Atomic Hardz vibe range. 50R is a 50mm 5.4g and the 70R is 70mm and 15.5g. Both have rattles. 18

  • AFTA 2017 – Day 2 Coverage – Reels

    July 31, 2017 • AFTA 2017, REPORTS • Views: 6896

    A quick run down of a few of the new reels released at AFTA 2017, soon to be available in a tackle shop near you. Keep an eye out for more detailed pics and information from us over the coming weeks. 13 Concept Z Bearingless,  4 Models, Left & Right

  • REVIEW: Daiwa ’16 Certate 2004 spinning reel

    January 31, 2017 • Uncategorized • Views: 9254

    When the word Certate is mentioned most fishermen think of quality workmanship and prestige. Daiwa have not let us down with their latest version of this very popular spinning reel. Since 2004 the Certate has been gracing the mid/high end spinning reel market

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    REVIEW: BerleyPro Fish Finder Visor

    August 25, 2016 • REVIEWS • Views: 8595

    We all know fisherman love their accessories, but accessories that can perform a few different and useful functions are normally harder to find, but that’s exactly what the BerleyPro fish finder visor does.   BerleyPro Fish Finder Visor Specifications Type

  • Top 10 gifts for fishermen

    August 18, 2016 • IDEAS • Views: 7264

    We had a reader of the blog contact us recently asking us for our recommendation of a good fishing rod that she could buy for her partner. We were told he was a keen and experienced fisherman, “almost obsessive” she described him as, and she said

  • Quick look: 2015 vs 2016 Generation black rods

    May 29, 2016 • COMPARE, REVIEWS • Views: 3436

      Most of you know the Generation Black range of fishing rods by Daiwa are one of my all time favorite rod series, so when I heard about some of the changes they were making to the 2016 model rods I was pretty excited. Hands down I still think they are

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Tournament 8 braid Evo

    May 3, 2016 • REVIEWS • Views: 7958

    I’ve been lucky enough to been trialing some Daiwa’s newly released Tournament 8 Braid Evo for the last 6 months and running it through its paces on all my favourite light tackle species. Targeted at the mid range line market, Tournament 8 Evo is a

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    REVIEW: Daiwa Tournament Pro Spike 53SP

    March 10, 2016 • REVIEWS • Views: 5829

    Need a decent size light tackle lure that casts well, dives deep and hangs in the zone? Well look no further, Daiwa’s Tournament Pro spike is here to answer all your needs. Daiwa Tournament Pro Spike 53sp Specifications Type Deep diving Minnow Buoyancy

  • REVIEW: Daiwa J-braid

    October 7, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 51665

    Looking for some new braided fishing line? IDA give a run down of Daiwa’s latest well priced, battle ready “J-braid”, and let you know how it’s been performing for us.  Daiwa J-braid Specifications   Type  8 Ply braided line  

  • REVIEW: Strike Pro Bob N Spoon

    August 2, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 7754

    A modern take on a classic design. Strike Pro takes aim at re-inventing the wheel with the Bob N Spoon. Incorporating realistic head detailing, scale patterns and 3D eyes with an injection molded body, internal weight and and rattle chamber. The humble spoon

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Tatula Baitcast Reel

    February 20, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 14454

    We take a look at one of Daiwa’s latest low profile baitcaster offerings, the Tatula. A mid range baitcaster that has a stack of features for its price range, performs well on the water, and is silky smooth.   SPECIFICATIONS   Model   Tatula 100H  

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Battler – Water Zombie 701ULFS

    January 10, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 11741

    The original Daiwa Battler range of rods were a huge success with Australian anglers when first introduced many years ago, some models such as the Sparrow & Kingbolt still retaining a cult following today. Daiwa’s vision for the new Battler series

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Generation Black Rod – Drunknmonkey

    December 31, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 14862

    Daiwa’s generation black series of fishing rods offer great quality at such an affordable price, so lets have a look at my dedicated lightweight plastics rod, the Drunknmonkey 6101ULFS, by far my favourite lightweight plastics rod. Specifications Model

  • IDA FIRST LOOK: Daiwa 14′ Presso 2025H

    December 6, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 6877

    Just in direct from Japan, we have got our hands on the new 2014 Daiwa Presso 2025H. More details and full review to come.   SPECIFICATIONS   Line Capacity (Nylon)  2.5lb – 100m / 3lb – 90m   Retrieve Ratio   5.6 (75cm)   Weight   185g  

  • Species Insight – Golden Perch

    September 14, 2013 • GUIDE, SPECIES INSIGHT • Views: 4840

    For many spring not only brings longer and warmer days but also the opportunity to target species that have been “shutdown” for the winter months. With this in mind we take a look an iconic freshwater species in the first of our Species Insights

  • GUIDE: Buying Used Tackle Online

    March 31, 2013 • GUIDE • Views: 2877

    In a follow-up to our previous article on selling your unused and pre-loved tackle, this article gives you a few hints and tips on buying used tackle, well give you a run down on the do’s and don’ts and what to look out for to a avoid a dodgy

  • REVIEW: Plano 4674 Hydro-Flo – Ultimate Gear Bag

    March 24, 2013 • REVIEWS • Views: 9795

    I like many others am a tackle junkie and when going fishing, whether it be for a day or a week, am generally in the mindset of “ill take that just in-case”. With an array of boxes, scissors, pliers, leader, sunnies etc, it all adds up to be quite

  • DIY: Lure Box Upgrade

    March 23, 2013 • DIY, IDEAS • Views: 9043

    There’s a bunch of different lure storage solutions out there, fancy compartments, boxes and containers but the majority of us still use the trusty Plano stowaways. Over the last few years Ive been messing around “pimping” my boxes, to offer

  • Spare Treble Hook Storage – Lure Fishing

    March 23, 2013 • IDEAS • Views: 6697

    First I should start out by saying that I did not come up with the idea of this and there are guys that have been doing this for years, but I thought i would share it for those that i haven’t seen it. The reasons for changing out treble hooks can be