A run down on the rods, reels and set ups I use to fish successfully with soft plastics from land based locations around Melbourne .
Gear used:

SHIMANO Catana 2-4kg rod with Sienna 2500 reel , 10lb braid with 12 to 15lb fluorocarbon leader

SHIMANO Catana 2 piece 1-3kg rod with Sienna 1000 reel with 4lb braid and 4 to 6lb fluorocarbon leader

SHIMANO Sonic lure series 2-4kg with 8lb line and 10lb leader

FAVOURITE LURES – check out www.jigglefishing.com.au?ff=2

-2.5” paddle tail grub — Find them here —- https://jigglefishing.com.au/collections/soft-plastics/products/2-5-paddle-grub-3-x-10-package?ff=2

-3.5”Curl Tail grub — Find them here —- https://jigglefishing.com.au/collections/soft-plastics/products/3-5-curly-grub-3-x-10-package?ff=2

-4” Curl Worm (FAVOURITE FLATHEAD LURE)— Find them here —- https://jigglefishing.com.au/collections/worm-soft-plastics?ff=2

-Head DOWN Tail UP (Stands the plastic up) — Find them here —- https://jigglefishing.com.au/collections/featured-products/products/12-head-down-tail-up-jig-head-package
-Round head — Find them here —- https://jigglefishing.com.au/collections/featured-products/products/12-round-jighead-package-3g-5g-and-7g

-LIP GRIPS (Great for handling fish) — Find them here —- https://jigglefishing.com.au/collections/featured-products/products/fish-lip-grips?ff=2

-Shimano Catana’s (2-4kg and 1-3kg)
-Shimano Backbone 15kg roller tip game rod
-Shimano Sonic 2-4kg
-Pflueger Transcendent travel rod 2-5kg 3 piece
– Savage gear baitcast rod 5-8kg
-Sienna reels (Size 1000 and 2500)
-Shimano Sedona 2500 and 4000
-Piscifun Honor 2000
– Savage Gear Baitcaster
-Shimano TLD25 Reel (80lb J-braid)
– Always trying new brands, might make my own, not sure
– Fluro Carbon leader suited to fishing style

KAYAK – Freedom hawk 14
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-A four wheel drive dual cap ute style vehicle
-A caravan or camper trailer
-A kayak like the Native Titan 13.5 (my dream kayak)

*This is my honest review (If I think something is CRAP, I won’t recommend it), I was not paid to make this video, but links in the description do go to some products where I may be working with companies and do receive some funds for sales*


  1. bobi

    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Could you get larger fish with them rods?


  2. Justin Credible

    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    M8, nice video. what size jig head and hook do you run on your Catana 2-4kg 4" and over soft plastic setup? cheers


  3. Chau Pham

    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Hi I'm new to fishing and I got the same rod . Ican i ask what is the little silver hook near the handle


  4. Fishing Coz I Can Mate

    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    a little windy ,,,


  5. Lawn Care Evolution.

    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Nice video mate.
    I'm trying to learn/practice with soft plastics. Had one rod baited up bottom fishing while I practiced with a soft curly tail. quite often I found the tail around the hook or even hooked once i reeled it in. is that normal?



    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Great video I love fishing with softies


  7. neil douglas

    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Awesome video mate..


  8. Nathan Walter

    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Hey mate what net is that u have thanks


  9. Wozzie

    March 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Love your vid's but please muffle that wind.
    Makes it too hard to listen to..


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