After several years screening on national community television and Foxtel, The Fishing Show by AFN 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!


GEAR USED

NEW SEASON 2019

Episode 11: Yarra CBD & Jetty Bream

Yarra CBD Gear

Jig Heads
TT Tournament Series
TT Headlock

Lures
ZMan GRUBZ 3.5″ Motor Oil & Pumpkinseed
ZMan GRUBZ 2.5″ Amber

Jetty Bream Gear

Rods
Alvey R50

Reels
Alvey Orbiter SR60

Episode 10: Exploring Mackay

Lures
Rapala Shadow Rap in Green Army UV
Rapala Rip Stop Shallow in Houdini
Rapala Saltwater X Rap in AYU
Rapala Tail Dancer Shad in Fire Tiger
Rapala Skitter Pop in Frog Colour
Rapala Tail Dancer Shad in Dark Brown Crawdad
Rapala shadow Rap Shad 3 X in Ghost

Rods
Rapala Maxwell 7ft 4-7kg
Storm Discovery 6ft 10 5-10kg
Rapala Maxwell 7ft 2-4kg

Reels
Rapala Maxwell 3000 with Suffix Gore 832 20lb Braid
Rapala Saldeal 200R with Suffix Pro8 19.5kg Braid
Rapala R-Type RTSP-25 With Suffix Gore 832 10lb line

Episode 8: Rockhampton 4×4 Offshore

4WD Gear
ARB Tred Pro Recovery Board
ARB RK9 Premium Recovery Kit
ARB Twin Compressor

Lures
Zerek Fish Trap 110 – Rainbow Tiger & Fat Betty
Zerek Thermite Popper – 130mm Blue Fusilier

Rods
Venom Spin – 7ft 15-40lb

Reels
ATC Valliant SW4000 with Fins PRT Braid 30lb & 20lb

Episode 6: Big Cat Trolling & NT Mud Crabs

Big Cat Trolling Gear

Lures
Lure – Zerek Pelagic Z 180mm

Rods
Venom Trolling Rods – Spin and Overhead Models

NT Mud Crabs Gear

Lures
Bomber 16A XM7
Classic Manta Ray F18 – Banana Fish

Reels
Fins 40G – Braid 45lb

Episode 5: Stradbroke & Lure Expo

Rods
Alvey Estuary Special 55- 3.2mtr 3-5kg
Alvey Light Surf Special 62L- 3.6mtr 5kg
Alvey Adventurer series 50 2.1mtr 4kg

Reels
Alvey 55GCZ line 5kg mono
Alvey 60GT Surf line 6kg mono
Alvey 50GCZ Line 4kg Mono

Gear
Alvey Bait pump BP750
ARB Skydome Series 11 Single Swag

Episode 3: Gold Coast Urban Adventure

Lures
ZMan Diezel Minnowz, 4inch in Green Lantern
ZMan Streakz Curly Tailz, 4inch in Pearl
ZMan Grubz, 2.5inch in Midnight Oil
ZMan Streakz Curly Tailz, 4inch in Electric Chicken

Rods
Okuma Cerros, 7ft 1-3 Kg
Okuma Cerros, 7ft 2.4 Kg

Reels
Okuma Epixor EPXT 30 with 10lb Platypus Platinum Braid
Okuma Epixor EPXT 40 with 12lb Platypus Platinum Braid

Episode 2: Callide Barra

Lures
Zerek Flat Shad, 7inch in Chocolate Rose
Zerek Flat Shad, 4.5inch in Tiger Pit
Zerek Fish Trap, 95mm in Fat Betty

Rods
Venom Spin, 7ft 15-40lb
Venom Baitcaster, 7ft 8kg
Venom Swimbait, 7ft6 inch 30-50lb

Reels
ATC Valliant SW4000 with Fins PRT Braid 30lb
ATC Combat Plus 200 Baitcaster with Fins Evolve Braid 50lb
Reel – ATC Combat Plus 200 Baitcaster with Fins Evolve Braid 50lb

Sounders
Simrad NSS Evo 3 Combo 12inch, 3D Structure Scan 455khz Transducer

Episode 1: New England

Lures
Mepps Spinner, Size 1 – 3.5 grams
ZMan Grubz, 2 Inch Bloodworm
TT FroggerZ Spinnerbait, ¾ Ounce in Purple Mauve
Bagley Rattlin Finger Mullet, 9cm in Natural Mullet

Rods
Okuma Cerros, 7ft 1-3kg
Okuma Komodo, 6ft 6inch 6-8kg

Reels
Okuma Epixor, Size 20 with 6lb braid
Okuma Komodo, Bait Caster with 20lb braid

Best Of SEASON 2019

Episode 15: Hunting Bass and Breakaway Barra

Bass Gear

Whiting Rods: 7ft NS Black Hole MS-702L Bream Special
Whiting Reels: 2000 Threadline Reel
Whiting Line: 10lb Sunline Braid & 10lb Sunline Leader
Lures: Tiemco Bounce Tracer Blade – 45mm: 7g
Tiemco Riot Blade Tail Spinner – 25mm: 9g
Zetz Slow Blatt Micro-Jig in 20g

Episode 3: Cape York West Coast

Lures
Z-Man soft Plastics & Fish Inc. Hardbody lures
Fish Inc. Hooker 160mm Stickbait
Z-Man 3 inch Minnowz
Z-Man 10 inch HeroZ
3Oz TT Jighead
80lb Coated Wire
SL12 Stinger Hook

Rods & Reels
Okuma Azores 5’7”MH PE 5.0-6.0 Spin/Jig Rod
Okuma Azores SW Blue Spinning Reel
Okuma Pressure Point 7’6”M PE 3.0-5.0 Stickbait Rod
Light to Medium rods: 4 to 8kg; 30lb braid and 50lb leader material
Heavy Rods: PE 3 to 6; 60 to 80lb braid and 80lb leader

Gear
Z-Man 5” Scented Jerk Shadz
¾ Oz TT Jighead
Z-Man 5 inch Jerk Shadz

Spotters Sunglasses
G-Shock Rangeman Watch
Z-Man soft plastics
Fish Inc Hardbody Lures

Episode 2: Kenn Reef 2

Lures
Mustad 3Oz Bucktail Jig

Hooks
Mustad Kaiju In-line Singles & Trebles for Hardbody Lures
Knife Jig & Mustad Assist Hook – Green Flash Ocean Brute

Episode 1: Kenn Reef

Rods
Venom V66 overhead
Venom P8 Popper
Venom 350 Jig Spin
Venom 350 Jig Overhead

Lures
Mustad Big Eye Bucktail Jigs
Zerek Zappelin 220
Zerek Pelagic Z 180
Zerek Pelagic Z 140

Terminal
Mustad 10881 Jigging Singles
Mustad 10121 Kaiju Inline Single

Big Cat Reality – www.bigcatreality.com
Spotters Extreme Sunglasses – Fury Frame
Lowrance HDS 12 Gen 3
G-Shock Rangeman Watch
Still Camera – Sony A6300

 

BIG CAT REALITY

Wilson’s Fishing – www.wilsonfishing.com
Mustad Bucktail Jigs
6000 to 18000 size Threadline Reels
50 to 100lb Braided Line
50 to 150lb Lader Material

WILSON’S FISHING

SEASON 8

Episode 12: Cool Water Tactics – Barra to Trout

Burdekin Gear

Lures
Zerek Barra X Pro

Hooks
Mustad Ultrapoint Trebles

Rods
Wilson Baitcast Outfit

Episode 11: Bynoe & Bowling Green Bay

Bynoe Gear

Lures
4” ZMan Scented PaddlerZ
3.5” ZMan EZ ShrimpZ
¼ Oz HeadlockZ Jigheads
3/8th Oz Jighead

www.zmanfishing.com

Bowling Green Bay Gear

Lures
4” Zerek Live Cherabin
95 mm Zerek Fish Trap

Rods
6’5 Venom 12 – 30lb Crank Bait spin rod

Reels
5000 ATC spin reel

Line
36 lb Mustad Braid

Episode 10: Windamere Classic

Rods
Wilson Blade N Tails Ultralight
Bone Drago 610M Baitcast Rod

Reels
ATC 2000 with 6lb Sure Catch Energy Braid
ATC 2000 with 6lb Mustad Thor Braid

Line
Zerek 10lb Hy-braid line

Lure
Zerek 95 mm Fish Trap

Gear
Black Spike-It Pen
92553 Mustad Octopus #4

Episode 9: Fitzroy Rockhampton Barra

Rods
6’5” Venom Crank Bait Spin Rod

Reels
5000 ATC Reel

Line
36 lb Mustad Braid

Lure
Zerek 95 mm Fish Trap

www.wilsonfishing.com

Gear
Mustad Split Ring Pliers

Hooks
Mustad Ultrapoint Trebles
Mustad Darter Jig Heads – 4/0 size ¼ Oz weight

Episode 8: Corroboree & Warrnambool

Corroboree Gear
ZMan 2.75” Finesse FrogZ
ZMan 3” MinnowZ

www.zmanfishing.com

Warrnambool Gear
Savage 3D Prey
Wildfish Smoker

www.bcf.com.au
www.jmgillies.com.au

Episode 7: Kakadu

Lures
Zerek Skittish Dog
Zerek 4” Live Cherabin
Zerek 4.5” Flat Shad
Zerek 5” Flat Shad Colour: Fat Betty
Zerek Barra X Pro 120 mm
Zerek Live Flash Minnow Wriggly 70 mm
Zerek Pyra 120 mm

Rod & Reels
6’5 Venom Spin Rod PE 2 to 4
ATC Reel

Episode 5: Noosa & Darwin

Noosa Gear
Mustad Big Red 5/0 hook with 2 Oz Sinker
Mustad Tarpon Big Gun with #8 ball sinker
Mustad Tarpon 7766 hooks with #3 ball sinker
Wilson Live Fibre 4 to 10 kg Snapper rod
8000 ATC Reel with 40 lb Mustad braid
Wilson Venom PE 2 to 4 rod

Darwin Gear
Classic Lures Classic Dr Evil

www.wilsonfishing.com
www.jmgillies.com.au

Episode 4: Cape York Billabong

Lures
Gold Bomber
Killalure Terminator 2
Classic 120 (Gold Mullet Dazzler Colour)
15A HD Bomber
Killalure 2Deadly
Asari Lethal Hunter
Classic Bluewater Saury
Classic Bluewater F18 CB200
Classic Bluewater Popper

Rods & Reels
PE 1 to 3 Jigging and Popping Rods
6000 to 8000 Threadline reels with 65lb Fins 40G braid

Gear
JM Gillies
GPS Watch: G-Shock Rangeman GPR–B1000–1

CY Fishing Charters

Episode 3: Cape York West Coast

Lures
Z-Man soft Plastics & Fish Inc. Hardbody lures
Fish Inc. Hooker 160mm Stickbait
Z-Man 3 inch Minnowz
Z-Man 10 inch HeroZ
3Oz TT Jighead
80lb Coated Wire
SL12 Stinger Hook

Rods & Reels
Okuma Azores 5’7”MH PE 5.0-6.0 Spin/Jig Rod
Okuma Azores SW Blue Spinning Reel
Okuma Pressure Point 7’6”M PE 3.0-5.0 Stickbait Rod
Light to Medium rods: 4 to 8kg; 30lb braid and 50lb leader material
Heavy Rods: PE 3 to 6; 60 to 80lb braid and 80lb leader

Gear
Z-Man 5” Scented Jerk Shadz
¾ Oz TT Jighead
Z-Man 5 inch Jerk Shadz

Spotters Sunglasses
G-Shock Rangeman Watch
Z-Man soft plastics
Fish Inc Hardbody Lures

Episode 2: Kenn Reef 2

Lures
Mustad 3Oz Bucktail Jig

Hooks
Mustad Kaiju In-line Singles & Trebles for Hardbody Lures
Knife Jig & Mustad Assist Hook – Green Flash Ocean Brute

Episode 1: Kenn Reef

Rods
Venom V66 overhead
Venom P8 Popper
Venom 350 Jig Spin
Venom 350 Jig Overhead

Lures
Mustad Big Eye Bucktail Jigs
Zerek Zappelin 220
Zerek Pelagic Z 180
Zerek Pelagic Z 140

Terminal
Mustad 10881 Jigging Singles
Mustad 10121 Kaiju Inline Single

Big Cat Reality – www.bigcatreality.com
Spotters Extreme Sunglasses – Fury Frame
Lowrance HDS 12 Gen 3
G-Shock Rangeman Watch
Still Camera – Sony A6300

 

BIG CAT REALITY

Wilson’s Fishing – www.wilsonfishing.com
Mustad Bucktail Jigs
6000 to 18000 size Threadline Reels
50 to 100lb Braided Line
50 to 150lb Lader Material

WILSON’S FISHING

SEASON 7

Episode 9: Gold Coast Marlin and Bill’s Barra Journey

Marlin Gear

Lures: Skirted Lures
Guide: Cpt. Jason Hedges
Unleashed Sportfishing
0447 922 928
info@unleashedsportfishing.com.au

Barra Gear

Lures: Bomber 15A
Bomber Long Shot
Classic 120 +6
Classic Ghost Series +3
Killalure Barra Bait +8
Killalure Needlenose +8

Club BCF
JM Gillies
Aquaventure Fishing

Episode 8: Bucket List Snapper and Old Time Fishing

Handlining Gear

Paternoster Rig: Mustad Needle Sneck, Size 6
Glow Beads
Line: 60lb Mono Handline
Hooks: 6677 Mustad 7/0 Hooks
Sinkers: No 7 and 8 Ball Sinker

Club BCF
Mustad Hooks

Episode 7: 3 Trout Rivers, 3 Days

Rod:
Sunglasses: Spotters Cristo Frame and Extreme Lens

Spotters Sunglasses

Episode 6: Barra and Trout Bite Times

Barra Gear

Rods: 4 to 8kg spin and baitcast outfits
Line: 20lb braided lines and 50lb fluorocarbon leaders
Lures: ZMan 4” Hard Leg FrogZ and TT ChinlockZ Jighead
Z-Man 6” SwimmerZ with SnakelockZ Jighead
Guide: Vinnie Versfeld
Aquaventure Fishing
0416 838 202

Trout Gear

Rod: 2 to 4kg spin rods
Reels: 2500 sized threadline reels
Line: 4lb braided line & 6lb leader
Lures: Swimbaits
Zerek 4.5” Live Mullet
Hooks: Mustad Ultrapoint Treble Hooks (to suit lure size)