Reviews

Daiwa Revelry 

Words: Sam Leys Images: Sam Leys & Kosta Linardos Having recently reviewed Daiwa’s new TD Black MQ 2500 and being so impressed with it, I

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Shimano Nasci FC

Words & Images: Kosta Linardos Shimano keeps its inshore spin reel line-up simple these days; the range is still vast with 17 different models, but

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Adusta Zacrawl SC

Words & Images: Max Williams Adusta is a relatively new Japanese lure company (established in 2017) that produces high-quality, original and equally effective lures. Only

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Samaki Redic Jerkbait

With the growing fishing pressure on impoundment lakes along the east coast of Queensland, catching barramundi is getting more and more difficult. However, using more

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Daiwa Saltist MQ

New for 2021, the Daiwa Saltist MQ has been updated and welcomes new technology such as a monocoque body, ABS Long Cast spool and a

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Vexed Bottom Meat

Moving from Victoria to Western Australia four years ago offered up a whole new world of fishing. A huge range of new locations, species and

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Shimano Saragosa

The Shimano Saragosa has always been a solid reputable reel for offshore anglers and the latest model has again hit the mark. The Saragosa delivers

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Pro Lure Fishtail

It is no secret that some of my favourite lures are paddle-tail soft plastics. Many a Sunshine Coast tackle shop would verify this as truth

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Yamashita Neon Bright

Look at the bestsellers from any squid jig range and you’ll note those with light cloths, translucent bodies and UV attributes will often rank in

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Shimano Sustain FJ

We slowly navigated our way through the very shallow river mouth, unsure if we’d make it but Sam assured me he’d get out and push

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Shimano TCurve Premium

SHIMANO T- CURVE PREMIUM While it was unfortunate that the 2021 Australian Fishing Trade Association’s (AFTA) trade show was yet again cancelled due to Covid,

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Shimano Sephia BB 80ML

Shimano’s Sephia rod series are proven performers, we’ve previously reviewed the 8ft6in and 9ft6in models and while they’re great land based rods, they’re a little

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Yo-Zuri Aurie-Q

Yo-Zuri is the company that took egi from the dark ages and brought it into the modern era. Its imaginative and beautifully executed innovations, colours

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Evergreen Egi Bancho

Evergreen is one of the world’s largest and most revered brands, with tackle that covers almost every species – and its core range of Egi

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Daiwa Emeraldas X

Daiwa’s latest model for 21 is the X series in their expanding Emeraldas line up. The X series has been marketed as an entry level

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