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Reedy’s Rigz – Paternoster Rig

Reedy's Rigz - Paternoster Rig Reedy's rigz in recent years have become an increasingly popular product synonymous with local snapper fishing. What are Reedy's Rigz exactly? Quality pre made snapper rigs that you simply tie to your main line, then attach a sinker of weight choice. It couldn't be any [...]

Savage Gear Stealth Spinning Reels

Savage Gear Stealth Spinning Reels It's been a big year for Savage Gear who cement themselves in the Australian market as a key fishing product manufacturer. Recently the team at Savage Gear released their new range of spinning reels custom built to suit tough Aussie conditions. A welcomed change from [...]

Nories Wasaby Metal Spoon Review

Nories Wasaby Metal Spoon Review Metal spoons have been around for a long time, but there has been a recent explosion of new spoons and designs on the market in recent times leading to growing sales of these lure types. In comes the the Nories wasaby, a heavy jigging spoon […]

Savage Gear LRF Fishing Rods Review

Savage Gear LRF Fishing Rods Review If you enjoy fishing with light tackle then you’re going to love this news. Savage Gear has released a new product line of fishing rods labelled LRF. Curious what LRF stands for Light Range Fishing and this will be apparent the first time you […]

Bullet Lures Review

Bullet Lures Review Bullet lures have grown with immense popularity over the last couple of years. With a moderate price tag and exciting colour range this simple hard body lure has rapidly built a large following by local Victorians, Particularly throughout social media. Designed with fresh water species in mind […]

Zman GrubZ review by FishingMad

Zman GrubZ review by FishingMad Zman GrubZ are synonymous with soft plastic fishing in Victoria. The Zman GrubZ range essentially are a soft plastic with a thin curl tail and that has a great wriggling action as it descends which is irresistible to a wide range of fish species. They [...]

Spikebait maggots with a difference

Spikebait maggots with a difference Road testing a bait with a difference from a supplier with an ambitious vision in the aussie market Were testing bait which is something a little bit different the usual road testing of rods, reels, and lures. The team at Spikebait Australia were very keen […]

Insanity Tackle Mini Vibe Review

Insanity Tackle Mini Vibe Review The team at Insanity Tackle have been busy designing their latest lure labelled the Insanity Tackle ‘Mini Vibe’. Wayne Dubois AKA “Mr Freshwater” has sent FishingMad a full range of the Mini Vibe catalogue to road test. If your unaware Wayne is one of Australia’s […]

Zman – Swim SlimZ

Has there ever been a lure as simple yet as effective as the Zman Slim SwimZ. A downsized swim bait that simply imitates a minnow. With a brilliant custom paddle tail action this soft plastic does much of the work and produces great results with a simple slow roll. You […]

Final word from the author

I love fishing and I’m happy catching any type of fish regardless of the size or species. Remember to always check fishing regulations and catch limits in your area. Where possible practice catch and release you don’t need to hit your bag limits just keep a couple for a feed. […]