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JM Evo Fallings 53BUL PE 1.5 - 4  80-260 JIG  20 kg @ 60 degrees

Xmas present to myself, will be my go to rod for light jigging and large snapper.

A little bit longer than my other heavier rigs and quite flexible, good for the large west coast snapper in at present.

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Seem to have had a bit of a TAS attack recently. I'm relapsing! 

Zman 5" Curly Tailz - why do Ocean Angler not import these?

Plano Edge Flex 3600 tackle box - again, not available in NZ. I've been very impressed with the standard Edge boxes. A must for OCD anglers.

Storm Biscay Shads - been using these for kingfish with some success, but don't let them near the seabed as the snapper will rip the sh*t out of them in no time. Not available in NZ.

Ordered from Anglers Warehouse in Aussie. I've not dealt with them before, but hopefully it'll work out.
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Nice work, MB. Love those 5" curly tailz!! Wink

Anglers Warehouse is excellent to deal with in my experience - never had an issue. It's a physical store in a light commercial area of Tweed Heads, with a significant online operation, and family operated. I went in on a family holiday about three years ago to buy a fairly cheap Shimano travel spin rod to use while I was over there, and met the owner.

When I got a wrong packet of Z Mans one time they quickly just sent the right ones at no cost to me.

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2nd that they’re great to deal with😉
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MB have you seen Kavemans 140mm curly tails.

https://kavemantackle.co.nz/product/curly-tail/

I brought a shimano Blackout slider rod with the nibble tip, gave it a run today and quite impressed. Hard day out at the 50 metre mark but came home with dinner.
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Originally posted by The Tamure Kid The Tamure Kid wrote:

Anglers Warehouse is excellent to deal with in my experience - never had an issue. It's a physical store in a light commercial area of Tweed Heads, with a significant online operation, and family operated. I went in on a family holiday about three years ago to buy a fairly cheap Shimano travel spin rod to use while I was over there, and met the owner.

When I got a wrong packet of Z Mans one time they quickly just sent the right ones at no cost to me.

Originally posted by jac jac wrote:

2nd that they’re great to deal with😉

 

That's good to hear, cheers. 
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Originally posted by Kandrew Kandrew wrote:

MB have you seen Kavemans 140mm curly tails.

https://kavemantackle.co.nz/product/curly-tail/

I'll check them out, Kaveman jigs are my favourite for snapper.

Originally posted by Kandrew Kandrew wrote:

...came home with dinner.

That's all that matters, and having a good day on the water.
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Originally posted by MB MB wrote:

Seem to have had a bit of a TAS attack recently. I'm relapsing! 

Zman 5" Curly Tailz - why do Ocean Angler not import these?

Plano Edge Flex 3600 tackle box - again, not available in NZ. I've been very impressed with the standard Edge boxes. A must for OCD anglers.

Storm Biscay Shads - been using these for kingfish with some success, but don't let them near the seabed as the snapper will rip the sh*t out of them in no time. Not available in NZ.

Ordered from Anglers Warehouse in Aussie. I've not dealt with them before, but hopefully it'll work out.


Parcel arrived today (20 days). Excited? Yes! Anglers Warehouse shipped same day as ordering, but deliveries from everywhere are taking quite a long time to arrive. Anyway, Anglers Warehouse got the order spot on and the items are perfect for what I have in mind. Merry Christmas to me! Smile
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Got myself nice little present today and going to use tomorrow Cool Smile
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Went down to the local 2nd hand shop today and walked away with four fishing books and a DVD .

There hasn't been a running total for quite some time now , but I can add my $5 purchase Wink


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Originally posted by Kandrew Kandrew wrote:

Old Geoff Thomas, what a legion.

he's not that old~~well compared to me
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that Tony Orman book really got me excited about fishing when i was young - i think it really cemented my interest in the adventure of it
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