Abu Garcia News


Central Vic Lure Caster Super Series – Round 1 Goulburn River by Brad Hodges Attending this event was all about curiosity for me. I was keen to see what these comps were like. Having attended my first, I can definitely say I’ll be fishing more comps this year and in the future years. The tournaments […]

Abu Garcia sponsors the Pirtek Fishing Challenge in 2015.

Abu Garcia sponsors the Pirtek Fishing Challenge in 2015. Abu Garcia is proud to announce its partnership with Australia’s biggest fishing competition – the Pirtek Fishing Challenge. Since inception the Fishing Challenge has raised over $635,000 for Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.  The money raised has been used by PCFA to fund research and awareness campaigns […]

Trout in a Spin. Brent Hodges

After years of drought stricken disappointment, trout fishing is back in Victoria in a big way. Indeed, my first post-drought trip in search of trout produced a brooding buck brown within just half a dozen casts. About an hour later, another brown, this time a slightly smaller, but equally impressive female, was also brought flipping […]

Revo-lution – Adam Royter

  Working in research and development for ABU Garcia is a pretty cool job, if you like fishing! Like most parts of any job, it has its ups and downs. The downs are when something doesn’t work, and no matter what you do or how much time you spend on it, it’ll never work. The […]

Tips for Catching Murray Cod – By Jason Ehrlich

It’s time for speckled green again. The Murray cod season is again open in Queensland and New South Wales. These iconic Aussie fish can be caught in the rivers and dams of southern Qld, much of NSW, the ACT, northern Victoria and the south-east corner of South Australia. Already social media is buzzing with pictures […]

Team Abu wins BETS Hawkesbury Round

Team Abu Garcia starts their Bream tournament season with a WIN at the Berkley Evinrude Teams Series Hawkesbury round. Ross Cannizzaro and Cody Stewart were just shy of the 5kg mark with the 5 fish bag. Revo MGX and Salty Stage Light casting rods are the boys weapons of choice. The guys winning bag came […]

Brad Hodges reviews the Salty Stage Light Casting 6’10, 1-3kg

Abu Garcia Salty Stage Light Casting 6’10” 1-3kg It didn’t take very long for me to realise that this rod is a beauty. To give you an idea of how highly I rate this rod, going into last year’s biggest tournament of the year, the Vicbream Classic GF, I had owned this rod for a […]

The Real Reel

  Fishing reels are the bomb! They are the sexiest, coolest, most expensive things we as anglers can spend our money on when it comes to consumables. We wait for them to come out, love them to death when they do, dream about them at night and look after them better then our own kids […]

20 Do’s and Don’t’s – Adam Royter

    001 – Do learn to tie good knots. Or Just one knot…or just a Uni Knot. This is where the majority of fish get lost. Don’t be ‘that guy’!   002 – Don’t sit at the ramp car park, in your boat, waiting for people to turn up and ask you if you […]

VicBream Classic Grand Final – Marlo

The VicBream Classic grand final was held at on the Snowy River at Marlo, a system that is quite new to the Victorian team series and one that I haven’t spent any time on outside of the 2 tournament held there. The 2016 series has been a successful year for Team Berkley (Brad and Mike […]