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      1. 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.
      2. 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
      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. Has anyone use this? Sounds interesting but expensive if it doesn't do anything...
      12. 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 ,
      13. Frawlo

        Bulk Braid

        Can anyone recommend a good site to buy quality braid in bulk?
      14. 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
      15. Hi everyone, just wondering if anyone knows anyone in Aus who has experience in soft plastic lure mould design and manufacture? I would like to get some moulds CNC'd for small scale commercial production but have a unique design so talking to someone who can/has done this would be very helpful! Cheers, Nick.
      16. straddiebrad

        New Bait Tank

        got the new tank today ready for the install ,and fill it up with livies
      17. Hi, I`m Peter The Inventor of the Tailfin Water Rail, we are, all letting people know about the New and exciting Innovation, Tailfin, face surface reflection steering, 3x performance all sea direction, replacing outdated prop spinning thrust direction steering, Tailfin frees the prop thrust from levelling duties with a more economical smoother faster dryer ride all sea directions. Testomonies Customers Post and comments link. Arthur Walton Peter Cornish it was huge. Was able to maintain a higher speed through even the heavy stuff without the need for a kidney belt. Hope the video shows it. The least money I've spent for the most gain on my boat. If your in Mackay mate i will gladly take you for a run. look for this post below then open commentsArthur WaltonNovember 23 at 7:34 PMAll fitted....water test in the next few days hopefully The Tailfin Water Rail adds stabilization all sea directions, New, exciting innovation changing boating lifestyles enjoy your rough water boating, smooth faster dryer ride, boat rides a water rail in a following sea, self-levelling suspension water flow steering is awesome. The Tailfin is already fitted to hundreds of boats posting Tailfin Kits all over Australia call or text 0450018840 Tailfin Water Rail comes with Hi Performance 3-month money back guarantee
      18. 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
      19. 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.
      20. BEN96

        Zman Slim Swimz

        Hello everybody just wondering what your favourite colour in the zman slim swimz are? thanks
      21. Afternoon fellas, first post on the page looking forward to getting more involved. Was wondering if anyone had any experience with the Saltist Popping rod ST802XH? Will be doing a few trips to Exmouth next year and want to give popping a go mostly from shore possibly a few trips on a boat. Don't want to spend bulk coin incase I find popping isn't the type of fishing for me. Was looking at the Saltist paired with a Penn Slammer 3, but also been looking at the Samurai Pop rods for a little bit more. Anyone got other rod recommendations or experience with either of those rods?
      22. 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
      23. G'day guys, Forgive my ignorance but I was talking to an older bloke at Eildon pub after a long day on the dam last weekend and he said he uses "VEINS" or "VANES" to get his lures (Tassie Devils) down a bit deeper in the water. I've never seen or heard of these and have tried YouTubing them with no success. Apparently, they are a triangle shaped keel type thing used between the braid and mono leader that pulls non-bibbed lures down to a pre-set depth. Some are fixed depth while others are adjustable. Can anyone shed any light on them, where to buy them, if they can be made at home or ANYTHING.... I'm now hooked on this little unicorn!
      24. Hi all I have recently purchased a Atomic Arrow and loving it, but looking for something a little lighter with a new reel I was thinking about taking one of the MegaBass Racing Condition 2-8lb and pairing this up with the new Exceler 3000 LT or the 2500? Based on both of those i will be spending about $400 I want something which will last me a long time as my "easy pick up and go rod" (as much as the arrow is lovely) ANy thoughts would be appreciated ;) Thanks, Matt
      25. natang


        Hey lads, I got home from 5 weeks away in sydney went out to the she Saturday morning and realised all of the following was missing. See any of this for sale let me know its all been stolen from mum and dads shed at Karrabin 4306. Impact socket set imperial AEG multi tool skin $219 jigsaw attachment $89 90 degree drill $79 90 degree hammer drill attachment $89 recipricating saw attachment $89 corner sander attachments $89 AEG cordless saw $98 AEG cordless 300worbital sander $169 ARG cordless radio $159 AEG cordless blower $169 AEG 18v 3pce $299 AEG cordless angle grinder 125mmm $209 4x 18v batteries and charger AEG Drill and hammer drill 12v pack $169 Fiskar axe x25 x $119 Fiskar x7 xs tommahawk $69.95 Kincrome spanner set of metric and imperial Kincrome socket sets 1/4 drive 41 piece $69 1/2 drive 51 piece $179 3/8 drive $145 Set of Stanley 3/8 drive longreach sockets 1 Tackle box Two trays if lures $300 Two trays if hooks and sinkers $200 Knives $200 Fishing rods Two Daiwa laguna baitcaster rods with reels $300 2x daiwa spin rods 3-6kg and reels $300 2xDaiwa saltist PE 1-3 baitcaster rods $300 I Daiwa saltist baitcaster rod PE 4 $200 1x Daiwa saltist spin rod and Daiwa 3500reel $350 2x penn over head rods deep see $400 Silstar pistol grip baitcaster and reel $120 2 x Abu Garcia bait caster rods and reels $300 I ugly stick 6-12kg $140 I ammo box with Various reels abu garcia overhead baitcaster reels, daiwa spin reels and surf alvey reel $600 Home made rod rack. if anyone sees anything let me know..... Nathan