Spinnerbait Trailer Hooks

Gamakatsu have released an innovative new trailer hook designed specifically for spinnerbaits. The hook features a black rubber cap over the eye which has been moulded as an inbuilt keeper which stops the hook from sliding off or hanging in a position that is not going to catch fish. The Spinnerbait Trailer Hooks are nickel…

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Extreme Kayak Angler Hooks Marlin

South Coast kayak hellman, Jeff Sheppeard achieved the fish of a lifetime when he hooked and fought a marlin out of his kayak recently. Jeff is known for his extreme fishing and and spends many hours searching for fish of this calibre. Heading out about 7 kilometres offshore, Jeff used a whole fish on a…

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Black Kingfish By Accident?

It pays to expect the unexpected as Paul Starkey and Ray Sargent discovered when this large cobia took a cut bait presented on an unweighted Gamakatsu Octopus hook. The fish was caught on a shallow inshore reef and landed after a tough battle proving it pays to keep a open mind when fishing for other…

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Gold Coast Jew

David Mckenzie and I had a ball landing 7 legal jew fish and a handful of trevally recently using two Gamakatsu 7/0 Octopus hooks rigged in a Snell rig with a free running ball sinker. Live baiting the deeper holes of the Gold Coast Broadwater and Seaway did the trick with┬ámost fish being pinned in…

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Samurai Reaction 201

Chasing bass on plastics is a year round option. The type of plastic, size and design of jig head all change with the change of season, one thing that remains consistent is the style of rod. I like fast a taper rod, the light tip senses the bites without deterring the fish. Once a fish…

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Beach Fishing

Pick yourself a nice gutter by standing high on the beach and looking for darker blue water with unbroken waves flowing through it. Gear 10 to 12 foot rod with a nice soft tip, 6 inch Alvey or a medium spin reel, 8 to 15lb line is fine Variety of ball sinkers between #2 and…

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