VicBream Classic Grand Final – Marlo

  The VicBream Classic grand final was held   on the Snowy River at Marlo, a system that is quite new to the Victorian team series and one that I haven’t spent any time on outside of the 2 tournament held there. The 2016 series has been a successful year for Team Berkley (Brad and Mike […]

Berkley Fireline Ultra 8 – Winner ‘Best Line” ICAST 2017

Fireline Ultra 8 delivers a line that is incredibly strong and abrasion resistant yet long casting and user friendly, resisting wind knots like never before. Optimised for spin reels Fireline Ultra 8 is ideal for all light to medium lure fishing applications. The unique fusing process using heat to molecularly bind thousands of Dyneema fibres […]

How to Catch Bass on Gulp Minnow Grubs – Steve ‘Killer Kanowski

It’s late summer at Lake Glenbawn in NSW’s Hunter Valley.  Anglers have arrived from all parts of Australia to fish round 2 of the Australia Bass Nation Series.  As usual at this time of year, the fish are suspended in deep water and can be hard to entice.  This is the time when one lure […]


Vicbream Classic (Round 2) – Metung Round 2 of the Vicbream classic series was held at Metung on the mighty Gippsland lakes, a huge body of water that provides anglers with countless options and possibilities. In a system so large the field can spread out and quality fish and large bags are usually needed to […]

Central Vic Lure Caster Super Series – Round 2 Lake Eppalock by Brad Hodges

LURE CASTER SUPER SERIES – ROUND 2 (LAKE EPPALOCK) Round 2 for the Central Vic lure caster super series (CVLCSS ) was held at Lake Eppalock. I was pretty excited about fishing this comp as I had never caught a Yellowbelly on a lure before and this has been something that I have wanted on […]

Luke Draper wins ABT BASS (Non-Boater)

With little pre-fishing at Lake St Clair leading up the first round of the ABT, I was confident that I would catch fish. On Friday morning (pre-fish day) I went out with Steve Duff and we went to the edges with weed. Both of us caught plenty of fish using blades. On Saturday sessions, I […]

Pirtek Fishing Challenge – Sunday 22 March 2015

Berkley sponsors the Pirtek Fishing Challenge in 2015. Berkley is proud to continue its partnership with Australia’s biggest fishing competition – the Pirtek Fishing Challenge. Since inception the Fishing Challenge has raised over $635,000 for Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.  The money raised has been used by PCFA to fund research and awareness campaigns for […]

Central Vic Lure Caster Super Series – Round 1 Goulburn River by Brad Hodges

LURE CASTER SUPER SERIES – ROUND 1 (GOULBURN RIVER) Attending this event was all about curiosity for me. I was keen to see what these comps were like. Having attended my first, I can definitely say I’ll be fishing more comps this year and in the future years. The tournaments are 1 day events that […]

Doggin Carp

A phone call about a sighting of a brown trout estimated to be around the 6lb mark which was hooked & lost in the Turon River below Sofala and another smaller brown caught by a camper on a bit of bread under a little red bubble float a week later had me thinking of smoked […]

GTS Bream series Win for Team Berkley/Cultiva

Well what a day at the Gamakatsu Series Round 2 at South West Rocks taking out 1st place with 5 fish for 3.6kg! We spent a lot of time researching and planning for this event, heading up 2 weeks prior for a pre-fish. We headed up the rivers to fish natural edges, banks and mangroves […]