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 [...]

Real Finesse Eradicator Rods win Best in Show at Australian tackle awards

Abu Garcia Real Finesse – Eradicator Winner Best Rod category at the 2018 AFTA awards. Introducing the next generation of sleek design and high performance rods with the Real Finesse Eradicator range. Utilising the latest in rod manufacturing processes, cutting edge materials and componentry Real Finesse Eradicator rods weigh in at between 52 and 67grams [...]