Author - James Dainton

Lure casting for mega Murray Cod

Fishing for large Murray Cod is a little like waiting for  your footy team to win a premiership, you keep turning up and hoping, but for some it can be a hell of a long time between drinks. Large Murray Cod can be buggers of fish, they are bloody challenging to catch for so many different reasons (more…)

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Catching Murray Cod on Minnow Lures

If you’re heading to a local tackle store before a Cod trip chances are you’ll be looking at an assortment of divers, lipless crankbaits, spinnerbaits and surface lures. All of these lures are well justified to have all avenues covered, however there is a key lure style that is missing from that list, after speaking to a few blokes about...

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Freshwater Barra Fishing

A recent sales trip up to North Queensland included a day on the water testing out a number of our different Balista models on Barra. Our initial research into the LED technology was carried out on Barramundi, the results were fantastic, however using the right lure for the scenario is still vital for getting the best out of the technology. The...

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Deepwater Jigging Threadfin Salmon

Deep water jigging threadfin salmonLet me tell you that those Juggernaut 90 vibes are totally awesome on threadfin salmon. Jigging in deep water today they caught 5 out of the 6 big threddys. The other guys on board were using some of the bigger name soft vibes and hardly got a touch. I think the LED in deep water helped...

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Balista ICAST 2014

   This years ICAST convention was held in Orlando Florida, and boy what an incredible show it is. It was our first year in attendance, the positive response we had for our LED technology was very similar to that when we launched in Australia in 2010. We had a brand new product release at the show in the S-Pop surface popper,...

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Marine biologist Jamie Seymour puts Balista lures to the test

James Cook University marine biologist Jamie Seymour took on the project of putting our LED technology to the test against the biggest and the best fishing lure brands in the market. The target species for the experiments were Barramundi, with the results of the flashing red LED in the tail of Balista lures generating extraordinary results. Follow the link above to...

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