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Vacationing in Australia With a Fishing Boat

August 11, 2013 2:15 pm
posted by Terry

Fishing Boat

How long has it been since you have taken a real fishing vacation? With so many beautiful lakes in Australia,  it’s really tough to pick the right place. For fishing and houseboat accommodations , many fishermen prefer Lake Eildon.

For many reasons, Lake Eildon  seems to be the most popular fishing lake in Australia. Lake Eildon is located near Melbourne. Fishing is permitted all year around at Lake Eildon.  Fish such as Murray cod, perch, redfin, and carp can be caught at this lake. However, brown and rainbow trout are released several times a year by a local hatchery. These fish may weigh anywhere from 3 to 5 grams a piece.

Besides fishing, many vacationers come to Lake Elidon  to be able to relax on the lake in their houseboat. With 540 miles of shoreline, Lake Elidon has the perfect spot to dock your houseboat. Currently, Lake Eildon is the home to over 700 houseboats at this time. In addition to houseboats, many vacationers bring their own fishing boats, speed boats, power skies and sail boats.

Fishing from the banks is fine but having a fishing boat to fish from is a wonderful experience. Spending summer vacations on the Lake Eildon with the family can provide enjoyable memories for years to come. The kids and grandkids will also cherish the quality time. So if you have been thinking about purchasing a boat, be sure to choose a boat that will meet your vacationing needs for now and your retirement needs.

For some awesome deals on fishing or house boats, I would encourage you to check out www.tradeboats.com.au. They have used and new fishing boats for sale.  Any of these boats would provide the ultimate Australia  fishing experience. So if you are tired of fishing from the bank, maybe it’s time to buy a boat for your next fishing vacation in Australia.

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SpiderWire Stealth

June 25, 2012 10:53 am
posted by Terry

SpiderWire Stealth

This line is made with microfibers that have been treated with Teflon. It is meant to be a quiet line for casting and retrieving. Many fishermen marvel at the strength of SpiderWire line and routinely report catching fish over its test limit quite easily. It a popular line for use in many salt water fishing situations.

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Power Pro Microfilament Line

June 21, 2012 3:53 pm
posted by Terry

Power Pro Microfilament Line

Power Pro is widely considered to be the most popular brand of braided line available. They have several different options in terms of line material, thickness and strength. This brand of line is specifically designed to not have many of the common problems that some braided lines come with. They are tangle resistant, gentle on line guides and reels and can be used for both spinning and baitcasting applications. Power Pro line does not stretch. This makes it perfect for situations where fisherman need to feel even the slightest pull. There are many different test and length options available.

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Platinum 33 Spincast Reel

April 27, 2012 10:01 am
posted by Terry

Zebco Platinum 33

Platinum 33 Spincast Reel: The platinum series of spincasting reels from the brand takes fishing to a whole new level of durability and performance. It is equipped with 5 bearings made from stainless steel and the entire reel body is manufactured with durable metal. It provides persistent anti-reverse support during heavy fishing. The steel covers on the body are corrosion proof and come pre-spooled with 130 yards of 10 lb line. The machined body of this fishing reel model is carefully crafted to yield maximum results in terms of easy and successful fishing.

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Gold Series Spincast Fishing Reel

April 25, 2012 7:56 pm
posted by Terry

Zebco Gold Series Spincast Reel

Gold Series Spincast Fishing Reel: The gold series reels are power-packed fishing devices with 3 bearing drive system. It provides nonstop anti-reverse support to suit the heavy fishing needs. The dual-cam drag system is powered with an adjustable dial system. There are double pick-up pins made from ceramic. The retrieve is easy to change from right to left hand. The reel comes pre-spooled with 10 lb mono-filament. The reel is easy to cast and extremely dependable for fishing in lakes and streams. The fishing reel is meant for freshwater fishing; however many users anticipate that it would perform equally well in salt-water!

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Slab Seeker Spincast

April 23, 2012 7:37 pm
posted by Terry

Zebco Slab Seeker Spincast Reel

Slab Seeker Spincast Combo: This special spincast combo reel is ultra light and easy to handle owing to its micro size. It comes with a 4-6″ lightweight 2 pcs Slab Sleeker rod with SLDLM reel and regular cork handle. These reels are specially designed with custom engineering ideas. The most interesting part of the Slab Sleeker range is the TAT which is the characteristic Tap Action Tips (the highly sensitive and fine tips) that can easily detect even the most subtle strikes on the bait. The reel is easily switched from left to right hand cranking. This gear is perfect for taking the fishing experience to new levels!

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Pro Staff Spincast

April 20, 2012 9:35 am
posted by Terry

Zebco Pro Staff Spincast Reel

Pro Staff Spincast these are all time favorites for multi-species anglers across the US. The entire Pro Staff product line was redesigned and updated in 2007 to enhance its utility and quality. The Pro Staff range of fishing reels features 5 reels- one baitcast, two spinning and two spincast reels. They come as a combination of reel and rod with a much better split-grip design for rod handles. The fishing reel is pre-spooled with 6 lb 130 yards line. A line weight indicator is present at the rear end alongside the thumb button which allows the users to change settings any time they wish.

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Okuma Epix Pro 80

April 16, 2012 9:36 am
posted by Terry

Okuma Epix Pro 80

It is a high speed reel with 1 roller bearing and 5 ball bearings. It has line capacities of 285 meters of 10kg, 340 meters of 8 kilograms and 210 meters of 12 kg fishing line and gear ratio of 6:3:1.

 

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Okuma Eclipz 90

April 13, 2012 9:32 am
posted by Terry

Okuma Eclipz 90

The fourth Okuma spinning reel is the Okuma Eclipz 90 which is similar to the Okuma Eclipz 65 in many ways. Firstly, it is a heavy duty reel meant for sea water. It has 4 stainless steel ball bearings that cannot rust. This makes it extremely safe to use the reel in salty water. There is a multi-disc system that has static drag oil, an endless anti-reverse bearing, perfect line lay, extra-large line roller, pinion gear made of stainless steel and an electroplated spool. The line capacity can be 360 meters of 12kg, 530 meters of 8 kg and 450 meters of 10 kg fishing line. Lastly, the gear ratio is 4:5:1

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Okuma Eclipz 65

April 11, 2012 9:24 am
posted by Terry

Okuma Eclipz 65

The third spinning reel is the Okuma Eclipz 65. This fishing reel is mainly manufactured for salty water. It is also meant for heavy duty work. The Okuma Eclipz 65 fishing reel is one of the most competitive in the Okuma range of fishing reels. This is mainly because of its awesome features that would be worthy of costing twice what the reel costs. First, it has 4 stainless steel ball bearings. These can never rust. There is a multi-disc system that has static drag oil, an extra-large line roller, electroplated spool, a pinion gear made of stainless steel and an ideal line lay. Lastly, it has one bearing that is anti-reverse. The gear ratio is 4:5:1 and it can use three line capacities. These are 240 of 10 kg fishing line, 280 meters of 8kg and 270m of 9kg. Customers have said that this reel is worth the money as it is durable and reliable.

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