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      1. Hi all When I travel with my rods, I've usually got a lure or jig head on and of course they snag everything on my vehicle, plus if I carry them on a boat the same problem. Is there anything locally you can get that wraps or snaps around them to prevent this problem when travelling. Cheers john
      2. I'm just starting to get back into some fishing after a number of years. Years ago I always made up rigs to suit as needed and tied and snood all my hooks and was able to do this in the dark. I still make up my own rigs but because of these old eyes it's becoming more difficult so my preference now is to make up my rigs beforehand and use snap swivels to connect to make it easier. I never used any type of snap connectors back in the earlier days but nowadays I just want to arrive at the destination and decide on the rig I want to attach. I don't want to tie knots in the field if I can avoid it. I want the ability to pass a No 12 (or 14) swivel tied to the end of the line of the reel. Connect reel to rod and feed it up through the guides. The top tip guide is large enough to pass the swivel through ok but not the snap part. So I guess I would need to have a snap on each rig itself which is ok I think. The other issue is attaching a running sinker that runs down to the swivel. I want the ability to connect various weights of pyramid or star sinkers but have some arrangement where this can be attached using a clip after it's all been threaded through the rod guides (and removed at end of fishing). I have seen plastic guides where these can be attached to the line and have a clip to attach your sinker of choices but seems this has to be done before tying the swivel on but I did see one brand where the plastic runner has a slot and clips onto the line but I think most don't have this feature? So basically I want a running sinker coming down to a swivel which is then attached to a hook of my choosing. My hooks will be tied using say 300-400mm of line to a split ring. As I've not done a lot of fishing in recent years I've not kept up with the latest fishing methods and tricks. Hopefully I have described what I want to do well enough and see if any of you guys can suggest anything that might suit.
      3. Hi, Found some OLD lubrication in my garage, I think is from the 90's. The lube seem still fine, not freeze up or turn color. Anyone have any idea where this lube is from and can still be use in today reels? Attach here some photos of the lube, price tag still attach but can't see the price anymore lol........
      4. Hi all, back in Oz after 12 years away from fishing .. now I've been looking at these bait release systems to aid casting. I've actually bought several packets of Gemini genie rig systems and they are a fantastic little device .. but .. they are very limited on hook size. So to that end, I'm trying to look at other devices that are available. There are a number of sinkers on the market but they are advertised in the UK .. does anybody know of a supplier here in WA that sells them? I've also looked at the "imp2" but according to several forums/complaints, they cannot handle anything beyond 5oz sinker ... so i'm open to suggestions .. what's good, where to get them ..
      5. looking for old clapped out daiwa saltist lw50ha over head for parts. contacted daiwa and have been told parts I need they do not have. any help would be great. gold coast qld area . marcopollo
      6. Pierce Lim

        Daiwa Phantom Surf Rod

        Hi, I am new here. Are there anyone have any information on this Daiwa Phantom Surf Rod? So far I only manage to gather this information. Is this rod available in Australia? Thank you. SIZE 450-SD 15 Feet SIZE 480-SD 16 Feet X45 BRAIDING X HVF – HIGH VOLUME FIBER GRAPHITE BLANK FUJI O-RING GUIDE FUJI REEL SEAT SHRINK RUBBER BLANK PROTECTION PREVENTS SCRATCHING AND WEAR RING 7 CAST WT 150 – 250 g LINE 20 – 50 LB MADE IN VIETNAM
      7. Pierce Lim

        Penn Spinfisher Vi

        Hi, I am asking about the Spinfisher VI 7500 (15.8kg) & Long Cast 7500 (11.3kg). Why both reel have different max drag? Both are same size from Spinfisher VI family, is there a wrong print specification? For surf fishing, is Spinfisher VI better or Slammer III? Thank you for all inputs.
      8. blackgoat

        New Rod And Reel

        Hey all, Recently I've been finding a bit of time to get back into fishing and after really getting the bug back I would like to get a nice new rod and reel. I'm interested in fishing off the beach and rocks around SE Tas. Mostly Tasman Peninsular with the occasional trip up the East Coast. I was thinking of getting an Alvey direct wind reel and a 12 or 13" rod with some mono line but now I'm wondering would this be overkill for the area? Any thoughts on whether I'd be better aiming for something lighter or more of an all rounder? Would mostly be using bait and silver lures. Budget would be up to say $300 for something nice and good quality. Appreciate any feedback. Cheers!
      9. Hey guys, Just wondering if anyone has ever used or caught anything with something like this? Tempted to get one but Ye idk:/ Any input much appreciated Cheers
      10. Happy weekend everyone Trying to minimize the amount of gear I have as it’s just getting to the point of being overly cluttered. So instead of throwing out some gear, I figured I’d give it away for free. There must be a youngster out there or someone knows of a young fisher that would appreciate some gear. It’s not much, and not the greatest quality but I’d rather see it goes to use rather than go to waste. The lures need new trebles ive got a tackle box, a few small hard bodies and a few blades, rod, small overhead combo and a well used brag mat.
      11. Hi guys , Am interested to hear , if anyone here , has or still uses old fishing rods , the solid fibreglass type , and old side cast reels ,? There my favourite type of fishing rods , and the sort I grew up with and used on the Edward river , love to see what everyone has in the vintage type rods , or am I the only one who still thinks there great ,
      12. Frawlo

        Bulk Braid

        Can anyone recommend a good site to buy quality braid in bulk?
      13. I just received an email for a special on Stren braid. I’ve used Stren before and it’s been great. I haven’t used this type but for $3 l bought a couple of spools for bass fishing. from Fishing Tackle Shop
      14. straddiebrad

        New Bait Tank

        got the new tank today ready for the install ,and fill it up with livies
      15. Charles

        Snyder Blanks

        Hi guys, I’m in market for synder glass blanks or rods around 10 foot, 5-7/8 kg. Has anyone got any or this style around, if you can let me know I would be very interested in purchasing depending on costs please. Look forward to your reply. Charles
      16. Ozzy Fisho

        Pre-made Rigs

        Hi all. A friend of mine runs this website and makes all these rigs. It is an Australian Made and owned company and they work really well. Just thought I would share his site and try to help support an Australian company. He just runs a small hobby business so he only has limited stocks but my mate and I use them and they are pretty good for the price.
      17. BEN96

        Zman Slim Swimz

        Hello everybody just wondering what your favourite colour in the zman slim swimz are? thanks
      18. BEN96

        Atc Rods

        I am just wondering if anybody knows much about ATC VALIENT rods. I have a 6:10 rod used for light soft plastics and hard body stuff. I can't find any information on these rods so just wondering if anybody knows much about them. thanks
      19. bulldogs195461

        Sticking Braid

        While fishing today, I was trying to cast a hard body, when it went out all of a sudden it would drop, the cause being my braid seem to be sticking every few metres, it's actually been doing it awhile, I'll get it respooled asap, it's been on awhile. Just wondering what causes this to happen? It was a good quality braid and been good, so I'm not complaining, just intrigued. Cheers
      20. jdrock95

        Gary Howard Envy

        Hey guys and gals just on the hunt for a gary howard envy 1-3kg
      21. straddiebrad


        ok guys whats your best rating mono iam pretty much done with braid other then on my electrics so going back to mono iam thinking schinder line,what do you guys use if any?
      22. I apologize in advance if I offend anyone with my potential purchase! I'm totally new to fishing in general and I'm keen to try some beach surf fishing around Bribie Island. I have been looking at rod/reel combos and this one looked like good value. Apparently 5 bearings is good for this price point? I dead set know SFA about what I'm doing here.,-surf-combo/1102814 If I enjoy the fishing I will likely go all in and gear up with better gear but is this good enough for a casual/beginner to try out?
      23. Hey lads, I have been persevering with Braid on baitcasters as it is thinner etc however I have a higher rate of tangles. When I use Mono I never get tangles.... PErhaps the line isn’t loading onto reel tight enough IDK...... It’s driving me crazy! What do others use?? I mainly use Hard body lures or bait with them.... If I Use SP I just drop them over side of boat and if casting I use spin reel.....
      24. fishingnut

        Long Shot

        Any one on here happen to have to backing plate spare for 2 rod holders ? I seem to have misplaced mine and can’t for the life of me remember where they are !
      25. Hi All, Friend of mine here in Singapore is looking for a G Loomis type IMX 6400-17. apparently its an older model and possibly no longer made. Any suggestions on sources? Thanks in advance.