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142 DRUM WINCHES ON A ROLL
In the past few years Drum Winches have gained in popularity and there are now more makes and makes to choose from. Why have they become so popular?
156 LOVE THOSE LURES
Paul Walker looks at everything but natural bait and explains why lures, jigs, soft baits are now growing in popularity and for some fishermen totally replacing pillies, squid and mackerel.
173 ANGLERS’ PLAYGROUND
From giant spawning snapper to big, muscular swordfish, there’s a fish to suit all tastes right on Perth’s doorstep as Al McGlashan discovered.
136 BOAT REVIEW: SURTEES 750 GAME FISHER ENCLOSED CABIN
Surtees and Yamaha combine to produce the world’s most valuable’ show prize ever.
150 BOAT REVIEW: SCORPION 610 HARDTOP
Seven years ago we sent Freddy Foote down to Tauranga to test the Scorpion 610 HT. Now one of Sportcraft Boats most popular models, we sent him back to rediscover if it is still as great as it was back then.
162 BOAT REVIEW: DNA 630 XHT
Nelson based builder, DNA Boats has not only established a strong regional market, they are now selling throughout the country. Barry Thompson checks out their new DNA 630 XHT.
168 BOAT REVIEW: MCLAY 561 CROSSXOVER
The McLay 561 CrossXover isn’t a new model, but it indeed is one of the most popular in the CrossXover range. Barry Thompson went South to check out McLay Boats answer as to what makes a pontoon boat.
180 BOAT REVIEW: BLUE WATER 650 PORTOFINO
The Blue Water 650 Portofino has been around for over 14 years and is one of the most popular boats in the Blue Water Boats range.