After several years screening on national community television and Foxtel, The AFN Fishing Show has a new home on 7Mate.

Tune in each Sunday afternoon (73 metro, 63 regional) for all of the tips, techniques and tricks from the experts to help you catch more fish!

Even if you’re just looking for a laugh Nige Webster, Bill Classon and the rest of the team and here to entertain!



Episode 1: Swains Reef Jigging

Trolling Lures: Zerek Pelagic Z – Zerek Speed Donkey
Trolling Rods: Venom Jigging Rods PE 1 to 2
Surface Lures: Zerek Zappelin
Popping Rods: Venom Stickbait 30 to 50lb
Hooks: Mustad Kaiju In-line Single Hooks

Mustad Hooks

Episode 2: Brisbane Threadfin and Tuna

Threadfin Lures: Zerek Fish Trap
Threadfin Rods: PE 2 to 4 Venom spin rods
PE 2 to 4 Venom Baitcast Rods
Bluefin Lures: Zerek Zapellin Stickbaits
Bluefin Rods: Venom Stickbait 30 to 50lb

Wilson Website

Episode 3: Whiting State of Origin & Apollo Bay Trout

Whiting Gear

Whiting Rods: 2 to 4 kg weighted rods
Whiting Reels: Threadline reels in 2000 and 2500 sizes
Whiting Line: 4 to 6lb braided lines and 6 to 10lb fluorocarbon leaders
Whiting Hooks: Mustad baitholder hooks in size 4 to 8

Apollo Bay Fly Gear

Apollo Bay Fly Rod: 9 Foot Four Weight Rod
Apollo Bay Fly Line: Weight Forward #5 Floating Line, 12 Foot Leader, 4 lb Tippet
Apollo Bay Flies: Royal Wulff & Shaving Brush Dry Flies #14
Dropper with #16 Tungsten Nymph in Deeper Runs
Waders: Adanin iWader

Apollo Bay Lure Gear

Apollo Bay Rod: 1 to 3kg 4 piece Crucis Travel Rod
Apollo Bay Reel: 2500 size threadline reel
Apollo Bay Line: 4lb Windtamer Fins Braid, 4lb Maxima Leader
Apollo Bay Lures: 40-50mm shallow running minnows in natural colours
Waders: Adanin iWader

Mustad Hooks
Apollo Bay Website
Adanin iWader

Episode 4: South Australian Jigging & Blue Rock Bass Challenge


Slow Pitch Jigging Gear

SA Slow Pitch Jigging Rods: Quest Metal Witch Jig Rods: PE 1.2 to PE 3
NS Black Hole Amped Slow Jig Rod PE 2 to 4
SA Slow Pitch Jigging Reels Okuma Metaloid Reel
SA Slow Pitch Line: Sunline Super PE Braid: 25 to 50lb
SA Slow Pitch Jigs: 60 to 100 grams
EJ Todd Explorer
Zetz Slow Blatt Slim; Oval; Type S, L, R Jigs
Maria, Slow Blatt & Vanfook Assist Hooks


Heavy Jigging Gear

SA Heavy Jig Rods: NS Black Hole Amped Jig Rods: PE 3 to 6 & PE 4 to 8.
SA Heavy Jig Line: Sunline Super Braid 5 in 80 to 100lb
SA Heavy Jigs: 100 to 300 gram
Slow Blatt L, Zetz Jigaro & Chaos Jigs
Vanfook BBS Assist Hooks #4/0


Blue Rock Bass Gear

Blue Rock Bass Rods: NS Black Hole 7’3″ Spin Rod 1-3lb
Blue Rock Bass Reel: 2500 size threadline reel
Blue Rock Bass Line: 4lb Sunline Super PE
Blue Rock Bass Lures: Soft Shell Cicada 40mm
Cicada II Bass Tune 35mm
Luckycraft Sammy 65mm
Lunkerhunt Pocket Frog

EJ Todd Website

Episode 5: Burdekin Metre Barra

Rods: Venom 7’ Spin Rod 12 to 30lb
Venom 5’9 Spin Rod 6kg
Line: Mustad Wish Braid: 36 to 40lbs
60lb Fluorocarbon Leader
Lures: Zerek Fish Trap 95 & 110mm
Zerek Cherabin & Live Shrimp

Guide: John Campbell
JC’s Guided Sportfishing
0438 753 382

Mustad Hooks
Mustad Wish Braid
JC’s Guided Sportfishing


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