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  1. Getting to Know Gordon

    Getting to Know Gordon

    It’s officially Winter and although the temperature is dropping around the country, the fishing is heating up in a lot of the states. In this month’s newsletter we profile one of The Tackle Warehouse's longest serving team members Gordon Macdonald. Gordon has worked as part of the Tackle Warehouse team for nearly 26 years and is a wealth of fishing knowledge. We picked Gordon’s brain to find out what keeps him casting and keen to keep learning after such a long time in the industry.

    We also have some great new products from Nomad Tackle, Shimano, Daiwa, Rapala and Zman. Grab a blanket and a warm cup of Milo, and enjoy this month's newsletter.

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  2. Getting Jigging With It

    Getting Jigging With It

    Slow jigging isn’t a new tactic for targeting hardfighting (and often delicious!) deep water species, but it is a very specific technique that can take some time to master. This month we’ve asked our resident slow jigging expert Tom Gray to give us his breakdown of what to do to get the best results from this awesome style of fishing.

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  3. Holiday Shopping Survival Guide

    Holiday Shopping Survival Guide

     

    With 2020 almost in the rear vision, we head into everybody’s favourite time of year, the pre-xmas rush!

    Xmas 2020 will be like no other before it. With a lot of the world’s largest fishing tackle distributors only just starting to recover from the impacts of COVID19, stocks around the country are slowly coming back, but are a little thin on the ground.

    You Snooze, You Lose!

    First in is literally going to be best dressed this year so plan your shopping and get in early! Not only is stock in lower numbers than usual, Australia Post is experiencing delays in getting that well thought out gift quickly to the intended recipient.

    Do your research now online, call or drop into the store to ensure that you have the best chance to buy the best gift for that special angler in your life this year! Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!

    Now although there is a short supply of gear coming in from our international stockists right now, mos

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  4. Holiday Impoundment Barramundi

    With the pandemic slowly improving around the country and summer around the corner, people are starting to plan their holidays. With the current travel restrictions in place, a lot of Australians are taking this year as a perfect opportunity to plan that dream trip and tick off a bucket list fish.

    For a lot of Australian’s the top of that list is the mighty barramundi, and although closed season coincides with the majority of the traditional Xmas break, it doesn’t mean that you can’t tackle these trophy fish in one of our sensational impoundments. Our resident barramundi expert Adam gives us the lowdown on how to give yourself the best chance of finding these sometimes elusive fish, on your hard earned holiday break!

    We also have great new products from Diawa, Penn, Reserve D-Style, OSP and Shimano.

     

    Holiday Impoundment Barramundi


    Summer holidays 20/21

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  5. New Products in Stock Right Now!

    Running a business during a worldwide pandemic is certainly something we never expected and in all honesty, weren’t sure how to handle. The good news is that we are still here and despite the last few months, we are trading and looking forward to a strong end to the year!

    There will still be some challenges with supply from some of our overseas stockists as the world as a whole tries to navigate the pandemic, but we are confident that we can continue to bring you Australia's best range, new products and expert advice. Check out some of the exciting new gear available this month as well as a sneak peak of some exciting new gear about to land on our shores.

    If you aren’t currently on lockdown, give our team a call and get all the gear you need for your next fishing session!

    Stay safe everyone and happy fishing from The Tackle Warehouse Team

     

     

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  6. 2020 Heavy Hitters!

    It’s no great secret that when it comes to premium fishing tackle, the names Daiwa and Shimano have been at the forefront of fishing innovation for the last half a century or more and nothing gets tackle nuts more excited than when they release their new flagship reels. The new Daiwa Saltiga and Shimano Stella are absolutely brimming with the very latest technology to give the angler a world beating experience.

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  7. Flying Flatfish! - Flathead on surface lures

    Flathead are one of Australia’s most popular sport and table fish and it’s no secret that they love to eat artificial lures. In the last couple of years, anglers around the country have been challenging the preconceived notion that bottom-feeding flathead can only be targeted by bouncing lures across the bottom of estuaries, bays and beaches.

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  8. Our 2020 Fishing Vision

    Our 2020 Fishing Vision!

    It’s hard to believe we are already in 2020! 

    To get things started the right way, we’ve asked The Tackle Warehouse crew to share their fishing goals for 2020. One consistent pattern that we see with every good angler is that they set themselves new goals all the time. Whether it’s learning a new technique, targeting a new species or breaking a personal best, setting a goal is the starting point of all great achievements

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  9. Flathead Fundamentals

    With yet another successful Flathead Classic on the Gold Coast, we thought we would share some tips on how to target these great sports and table fish. The humble flathead is one of Australia’s favourite sportfish and their willingness to aggressively attack a number of different baits and lure styles makes them a great target in our local estuaries, bays and beaches.

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  10. Australian BARRA Open Championships

    2019 Venom Rods Barra Australian Open Champions!

    The Australian Barra Open is a three day event that attracts some of Australia’s best Barramundi anglers. This year,14 teams faced off on the mighty Lake Awoonga (near Gladstone) in incredibly trying conditions looking to weigh in the largest bag of 5 fish each day. With a grand prize of $5000 on the line (not to mention bragging rights), the scene was set for a mighty battle.

    This year despite the difficult conditions, Adam was able to team up with Troy from Wilson Fishing and secure a victory with an overall bag of 37.57 kg over the 3 days, more than 10kg clear of their next opponent. Adam was happy to share some of the key factors and decision making that helped Team Venom walk away with the winners trophy!

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