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Saturday, July 22, 2017

FEED JUNGLE DOWNUNDER!

Tackle Source goes downunder to sunny Queensland to battle some mighty Jewfish and Threadfin Salmon. With us are the brand new FEED Jungle spin rods. Made for the toughest conditions, these rods make easy work of these fish.




On this day the JBS-69MH was the rod of choice.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

THE DUO REALIS JERKBAIT IN THE FRESH!

Can't stop raving about this lure, the DUO Realis Jerkbait has racked up an amazing score of fish. It is always in our box and continues to impress when days get tough. This was one such day where it shone...

The Realis Jerkbait 110SP has that high pitch rattle twitch which seldom gets ignored...

A nice Giant Snakehead is the first result...

The Peacock Bass is the most common species targeted locally. They are gregarious and territorial...

The Realis Jerkbait 110SP has become the perfect tool for getting that reaction we want...

Occasionally some beasts are encountered. The fish that make it all worthwhile...

A full day with few bites culminated with the encounter just on dark. The Special Anniversary colour Realis Jerkbait 120SP did the trick and saved the day...

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

JUNGLE VS BARRA IN THE DARK!

We've been loving our FEED Jungle rods and are proud to have them hit the shelves all over this week. We were lucky to sneak in an after dark session with the Jungle rods in hand to experience some saltwater action close to home. Here's how we rumbled...

The night started slow but we discovered the fish were hanging deep. Chugging the DUO Realis Crank G87 out with the FEED Jungle JBC-66XXH found this little Barramundi hard up against some structure. It was a no contest...

We continued flicking big lures like the DUO Fang Bait 120SR, this time on the lighter Jungle JBS-69MH spin stick. A nice Giant Herring obliged, showing that size doesn't matter...

The FEED Jungle JBS-69MH is the most versatile rod in the range. It will take small to large lures most comfortably. This DUO Realis Jerkbait 100DR could be accurately placed by the user as he pleased. The result was a nice Estuary Cod...

It was to be a night of many disappointments. A few big fish were lost by thrown hooks and the like. However, this brute was tamed by the JBS-69MH Jungle in quick time as the hooks held well...

It was victim of the highly regarded DUO Realis Jerkbait 100DR twitched with many pauses. Vindication for the many missed opportunities...

The Barras were certainly out to play on this night, but circumstance meant we didn't land many we hooked. We topped the night off with this little one. It fell for the slinky swimming of the DUO Fang Bait 120SR worked with the JBS-69MH...

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

JUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE!

We head into the Jungle, where the new FEED Jungle rods are most at home. The target? Bruiser Peacock Bass of course. Armed with the baby of the bunch - the JBS-69MH Jungle rod, we aim to bully...

First blood is drawn as the DUO Realis Jerkbait 120SP is smashed...

The FEED Jungle has this Peacock tamed in no time. The JBS-69MH is designed for long casts and boasts a strong tip for effective twitching...

And it was a long cast with the DUO Realis Vibration which drew the strong take from this big brooder...

Turned out to be a worthy adversary for the new rod. Some close quarters work ended with the nice fish in our hands...

The DUO Realis Vibration is sat pinned in the corner of this huge mouth. This fish wasn't getting away. The New Jungle rod had done its job...

It then proved to be a day of quality fish over quantity as another strong fish smashed and grabbed the fast retrieved lure and got stopped by the FEED Jungle rod...

This second nice fish also fell prey to the DUO Realis Vibration and made the day a special one!

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Monday, July 10, 2017

GT CHASING!

Been awhile since we've had a decent trip on the West Coast, weather being the biggest factor. So here we were again, fingers crossed for cooperative skies and a decent bite. And we were truly blessed by both. Here's how it went...

As usual the anticipation was intense...

And the gear was prepped in no time...

Under gloomy skies the first few casts thrown yielded a rare Bluefin Trevally on the prototype FEED Jungle spin rod...

The lure was none other than DUO's latest offering, the Realis Pencil 130. What a start!

This trip was a chance for us to put the FEED Lures Jungle rod through an intense test, out of its comfort zone and against some saltwater tackle busters...


The Jungle spin rod proto handled fish like this GT with admirable ease...

Another to add to the DUO Realis Pencil 130 capture list...

The FEED Jungle spin rod proto was a JBS-68H, not even the heaviest spec model, but we threw bigger stickbaits to try and find its limits. Part and parcel of the test process, not to mention the angry GT that went for it...

A custom painted DUO Aomasa pencil did the job on this fish...

The GT's were obviously cooperative on this day. Another nice fish is landed courtesy of the DUO Aomasa pencil...

It then turns into a full-fledged pelagic smorgasbord when this nice Queenfish smashed the DUO Fang Bait 140SR. Another DUO lure then, for bluewater casting... 

It is no surprise the feisty Queenies love the new DUO Realis Pencil 130 just as much...

Good fish of this size is as much fun as one can have on the light gear. And the FEED Jungle spin proto is kept stretched...

Meanwhile the Queenies keep everyone on board busy. Hard to get tired of catching these amazing fish...

And the DUO Aomasa continues to prove why it is the go to lure for so many anglers in these parts...

No guesses for what lure this next nice GT is taken on. The DUO Aomasa cleans up...

Good fish in super strong currents with the hooks in its belly. Turned out to be a monumental task for the rod, and it did take a while to get this fish back to the boat. But do its job the FEED Jungle did, maxed out for the duration. Kudos to the DUO Aomasa pencil for yet another nice result...

DUO Aomasa cast to likely spot, a smash and a whack, and a Queenie in the boat. Seemed like the order of the day...

What happens next is truly awesome. Lithe lady angler and her handy Major Craft Giant Killing casting stick braving the rocking boat and casting the FEED popper gets the strike of her life from this nice Spanish Mack...

With the FEED PIN40 firmly pinned, some patient rod-work had her Spanish Mack in the boat and high fives all around...

Turns out it is not the only Mack in the area as another nice fish plows the surface intruder. The FEED Jungle proto rod truly has gone through all the local pelagic species by now...

The FEED PIN40 is the Mack kryptonite we learn. FEED handmade lure and custom rod, an awesome combo...

The sun sets on an awesome day of fishing. We only hope the next day stays the same...

And we wake to another lady and her very bent Major Craft Crostage Rockfish rod...

Its a double hook up as this FEED proto micro jig rod bears the grunt of a nice load. But this fish is lost soon after...

The extra long fight ends with a foul hooked Mack Tuna in the boat and one tired angler...

We continue to hook a few unstoppables on the FEED micro jig prototype rod...

And finally get a Slender Queenie to the boat on the FEED FLIP15 jig...

We hang around the shallows terrorizing the local Grouper population with little jigs like the IMA Ichimatsu...

And then its back to the pelagics, and another bent Major Craft Giant Killing stick...

And of course the FEED Jungle stick is under load again...

And another nice GT hits the deck...

The DUO Realis Pencil 130in Chrome Tiger guise, proving essential in the salt...

And the Queenies were never far behind, many a missed strike but this one got pinned on the DUO Aomasa pencil...

Low and behold, from a marauding pack of silver speedsters we pluck another Spanish Mack. The day just got a lot better and the FEED Jungle proto spin rod adds another notch to its list...

That custom colour DUO Aomasa pencil wins the bloody bout...

The FEED Jungle 68H will be a beast of a tool. The power afforded by the back bone is not to be snuffed at. For a rod of its intent, this one punches way above its weight...

The fight was intense but the 18lb fish of the day gets its picture taken like every one before itself...

Hard to go past the FEED PIN40 for our popping needs with this light gear, and it doesn't disappoint...

As the sun goes down we get one more connection. This is the rod at full load...

It turns out to be another Spanish Mack. No complains...

We swung the 60g FEED SWISH60 stickbait sparingly throughout the day and the very conservatively 45g rated JBS-68H handled it without flinching. We hooked a few good fish but they fell off the hook but alas had this nice Mack boated...

Next morning we experienced casting at a most beautiful sun as it rose...

Lady luck had her plans. And this pretty angler has the Major Craft Giant Killing rod in all sorts of angles following a massive boat-side explosion as the GT smashed the lure...

The personification of a great topwater trip. Lady and her beaut Giant Trevally to end the trip...

Can't help but smile as we bade goodbye...

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