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Metro Monster Seminar

Fridays Metro Monster’s Seminar was a huge success, with well over two hundred people turning up to hear some cutting edge info on how to catch threadies and jew. Thanks to Steve Morgan and Troy Marien for divulging the secrets! Here are pics of Steve and Troy doing their thing, along with the lucky door prize winner with his new Loomis and Stradic combo.
If you don’t want to miss out on the next seminar just message us with your details.



Surf Fishing Seminar with Gary Howard

Part of the big crowd from the recent Surf Seminar. Gary Howard gave a great presentation and helped everyone with lots of tips and tricks for their next beach trip. Bruce Alvey was on hand to show off the latest Alvey reels and there was always a crowd around looking at the latest models. We’ve had some great feedback from this seminar, with quite a lot of people who attended saying they caught more fish using the tips learnt on the night.
Thanks to Gary and Bruce and especially everyone who attended.11825919_946921292046337_6078373285867801711_n[2]


Jones’s Tackle 25th Birthday Festival

Thanks to everyone who joined us in celebrating our 25th Birthday! Our hearts were warmed by the fantastic turn out and the kind words by those who could not attend. We’d also like to thank our supporters: Shimano, Daiwa, Alvey, L.Wilson, Platypus, Jarvis Walker and Tackle Tactics as well as Steve Morgan for his fantastic seminar on the night. We couldn’t have done it without you all!


Jones's Tackle 25th Birthday Festival

Jones's Tackle 25th Birthday Festival

Jones's Tackle 25th Birthday Festival

Jones's Tackle 25th Birthday Festival



Saltwater Softplastic Seminar

A big crowd turned out on Friday night to hear Scott Mitchell talk about the latest tricks and techniques for using soft plastic lures in saltwater. The rain stayed away and everyone took something away to improve their catches.

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Scott Mitchell and the Friday Seminar crowd


Snapper Seminar

Last Friday’s “Snapper Seminar” was a fantastic event. A big crowd heard plenty of great new tips from Nigel Webster on the art of catching snapper.

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Part of the crowd at the “Snapper Success” seminar



Successful “Fast Fish Fun” Seminar

Last Fridays seminar was a great success. A big crowd was in attendance to hear about all the lastest techniques for Mackerel and Tuna fishing.

Thanks to Neil for the presentation and all the team at Jones’s Tackle for making it run so smoothly.


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Some of the crowd at Fridays “Fast Fish Fun” seminar

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Another pic of the seminar last Friday





Jones’s Tackle’s great Shimano Stella give-away competition has been drawn.

The lucky winner is Dino Rosa, pictured here claiming his Stella 20000SW reel from Lyn Baxter.

Dino plans to do a lot more deepwater jigging, now that he has the ideal reel for the job.

Thanks to Shimano and all those who took part.

Dino and Jones’s Tackle’s Lyn Baxter


Great Seminar last Friday

Friday the 7th’s “Freshwater Fishing” seminar was a resounding success. Guest speaker, Shannon Watson provided a comprehensive overview of the how, when and where for the local and interstate freshwater scene. Shannon’s presentation was entertaining and informative and was interspersed with plenty of explanatory video clips.

Thanks to Shannon and all the team at Jones’s Tackle for a great night!

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Part of the crowd at the Jones’s Tackle “Freshwater Fishing” seminar


Yamashita Squid Fishing Seminar

Last Thursday’s instore squid fishing workshop was a great success. One of Yamashita’s field testers revealed plenty of tips for the how, when and where of egging in local waters.

Part of the crowd at Thursday's seminar

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May Fly Fishing Weekend Class

The team at Jones’s Tackle hosted a successful fly fishing class last weekend.
This two day course has a theory and practical component on the Saturday followed by an on water session on Sunday.

The fly fishers on this course all improved their casting and landed a few fish just to prove that fish are caught on fly.

The group spread out and trying hard

David with his first fish on fly

Lewis with a Yellowtail Pike




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Fantastic Bream Fishing Seminar

The latest seminar on bream fishing with Steve Morgan as guest speaker was a great success.

Steve has unrivalled knowledge when it comes to catching bream on lures and he shared so many tips and secrets that everyone went away with a bag full of tricks to try on their next trip. 

Thanks to Steve and the Jones’s Tackle team, nights like this just make you want to go fishing!

                               Steve Morgan and part of the crowd soaking up the secrets!


If you’d like to be notified about our upcoming seminars just email the team at or call 07 33502054



Last Friday’s Jig and Pop Seminar was a great success. The crowd in attendance picked up many pointers to help them next time they’re out on the water. Tips for how to rig and how to move jigs and poppers were just a part of what was talked about on the night.
If you would like to receive info about upcoming seminars just drop us an email to and we will keep you posted.

Part of the crowd on Friday night


Sale Preview Night: 26-8-09

Last Wednesday 26th August 2009 was the preview night for The Super September Sale for VIP customers. With prices reduced on many key products as well as special VIP discounts, everyone got to take home a great bargain. Gary Howard joined us for nibbles, beer and wine; and chatted with customers, sharing his knowledge of surf fishing skills and techniques. If you didn’t make it along to the preview night, you can still pick up on these specials for the rest of September. Thanks to all who came along and made it a great evening. See you in store soon.



 Jones’s Tackle would like to invite you to its 20th birthday celebration !!

In May 1989, Lyn Baxter took over Jones’s Tackle from Rob Jones, who had owned the shop for three years prior. For the last 20 years, Lyn has been building up Jones’s Tackle to be Australia’s most well respected premier fishing store for specialist fishing tackle. To celebrate her business turning 20, Jones’s Tackle is having its 20th birthday party for the entire month of May.

If you are a member of the Jones’s Tackle VIP Club, special discounts apply to you from the start of May. With up to 15% off instore prices, this is an offer not to miss. Just come in to Jones’s Tackle and wish them a “Happy 20TH Birthday” and receive special VIP discounts AND a piece of birthday cake. Birthday party activities will be going on in store, with chances to receive presents and extra prizes as well as discounts for the entire month of May.

Pop in store to join the VIP Club- it’s free! If you are already on the Jones’s Tackle mailing list, you are automatically a VIP member, and we have your VIP key tag instore waiting for you, if you have not yet received it.

With each purchase, your VIP status also ensures that you are in the draw for the VIP prize- a rod and reel, lures and accessories- which is drawn every couple of months.

Lyn says at Jones’s Tackle their aim has always been to offer you excellent service- “As our customer, you will be treated in a friendly and professional manner. Our experienced staff, who are all keen anglers, are able to give you the best information about the gear you wish to purchase from our extensive range of quality tackle. Whether you are a beginner or a tournament angler, we understand what gear you need to achieve success in your day’s fishing.”

Jones’s Tackle would like to thank you for your support over the years,Kind Regards,

Lyn, Neil, Steve and Nigel.


Seminar Night: 27th March

Friday night was a huge success with 250 people in attendance. Thanks to everyone who came along. Gary Howard was guest speaker and covered important Surf Fishing topics such as:

Successful skills and techniques for catching tailor,whiting, bream, dart and flathead
The effects of tides and moon phases on when and where to catch fish, live bait gathering techniques, bait rigging, lure fishing the surf… and more.

The new Gary Howard Surf Special 12′ light surf rod was the most popular on the night.

Gary Howard and Alvey rep Rob Duncan

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The full view – with Lyn Baxter (Jones’s Tackle owner) introducing Gary Howard.