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Getting the Most out of a Deep Bite

by Dan Mackrell Down here in ‘not so sunny’ Victoria the bream fishing in winter is in stark contrast to the conditions faced during the warmer months. Gone is the clear, warm water and with the cooler temperatures and increase in rainfall conditions change quickly. The systems dirty up, water temperature plummet and the humble […]

Changing Plans Delivers 1st at Ballina Marineland Bream Classic

by Zac Skyring Last weekend saw the annual Ballina Marineland Bream Classic held on the Richmond River. Our pre fish two days before had found very few quality fish in the lower reaches. The run in tide was producing extremely clear water so fish were timid and hard to find. We had previously nailed some […]

Vic Snapper Luring

by Dan Mackrell At the end of each year, it seems that the majority of anglers living in Victoria immediately switch their attention to chasing Snapper. These fish enter the bays in huge numbers around this time of year to feed up and spawn. It truly amazes me how popular Snapper fishing is in Victoria […]

Mallacoota Mayhem

by Nick Reay Mallacoota is famous for its consistently large black bream, so it needs no introduction. It was this reputation that persuaded me to make the trip; Narooma – Mallacoota –Narooma all in one day. To go there fish all day then drive back would involve a total of 6hrs of driving on top […]

Northern inshore with the Samurai 402 spin.

By Brad Bell Kid’s sleepovers usually means a whole lot of screaming little uns (In my case females as I have daughters). I decided that it would be better for me mentally if I spent the night on the Burrup peninsula instead. I was to spend most of my time fly fishing however during the […]


By Grayson Fong PREFISHING AND RESEARCH This is the second part to our series on Bream Tournament fishing which looks at a valuable tool for your first or next tournament and that is Prefishing and Research. Imagine going into a 10km running race, emotion, ego, adrenalin will only get you through maybe the first 2km […]


By Grayson Fong Over the past few years tournament fishing has really taken off in our country and it’s not hard to see why. We are so rich in fisheries and species that can test any angler in any situation. The most popular tournaments have been the bream based competitions. Bream are available all year […]

Gamakatsu Summer Promotions

Happy New Year all! The Gamakatsu Summer Promotion is in full swing. Purchase Gamakatsu branded products and enter online via You have a great chance to win a weekly $200 prize pack and all entrants could win the $2000 grand prize made up of products from our partner brands. If you are buying terminal […]

Team Gamakatsu/Atomic’s Mallacoota VBC 2012 wrap up

By Paul Malov The weekend of the 13 & 14th of October saw 70 teams and 46 kayakers descend on Mallacoota, for the final qualifying round of the Victorian Bream Classics. We had a strong pre-fish 5 weeks prior to the event and decided to rest a number of  our prime spots, where we had […]

Have Your Say on Mulloway Now!

Time is running out for you to put your input to the NSW Government on the management of mulloway in this state. Years of overfishing have brought this iconic sportfish to the brink. We have until October 16 to put things right. Go to and take action! One of the key changes we can […]