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Twinpower XD



In Shimano’s pursuit of the ultimate in durability and performance, the Twin Power XD has been born and set a new benchmark for saltwater spinning reels.

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GT Popping Under the Cover of Darkness

As the sun slowly slides over the horizon, a nervous energy starts to build from within. Tonight we are going out to battle and our playing field is the ocean, there are no flood lights here, just the large silver dish in the night sky. As we cross the bay in glassy conditions, nerves start to grow even more as the thoughts of what you’re about to do battle with are becoming real. See, these beasts of the dark can destroy you in a matter of seconds, they can have you aching and can leave your...
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Kicking Goals in Mackay’s Net Free Zone

By now I am sure many of you would have heard about the 3 Net Free Zones (NFZ) implemented in Queensland. It is a no-brainer really that there will be a massive improvement in recreational fish catches as a direct result of this initiative. 

Most people probably aren’t aware that I have been an avid member of Mackay Recreational Fishers Alliance (MRFA) for the past 3 years. MRFA were the proponents behind the NFZ and you can thank a handful of dedicated volunteers who worked selflessly and...

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Southern Micro Jigging

Downsizing your tackle and using a range of small jigs is a rapidly growing method on the southern reefs, not only to get wickedly bent-up on lighter than usual tackle, but it's actually an effective method to target a wide range of highly desirable species.

Smaller micro jigs, roughly in the 10-60 gram range, can account for some surprisingly big fish on the reefs, and provide plenty of easy entertainment on smaller species as well, basically right down to slimy mackerel if you wish! So how do...

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Cape York Essentials

For 12 years now I have been planning extended do it yourself adventures into Cape York Queensland.  During that time I have been lucky enough to encounter some amazing fishing, from big GT’s, to coral trout that can be only described as dinosaurs, to metre long Barra.  Along the way there have been a lot of lessons learnt, but one thing that has improved over time is the quality of fishing gear that we are using, which in turn has improved the quality of fish landed. Below are some of the...
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