Bream are notoriously finicky fish to catch, if you can crack the code on the day it can be the difference to catching a big bag and catching zip. Tournament anglers trialing the Trance on Bream have been extremely impressed with how well the LED light has worked. Both anglers tested the Trance with their mate using their favourite lures, with both mates been comprehensively out fished with LED technology. The light is most effective in dirty water, low light conditions such as overcast days and dawn/dusk, plus also after dark.
Lures to use: Trance
A fantastic freshwater fish in their own right, most commonly caught around the 1-2kg mark. Many anglers in Eastern Australia target Golden Perch specifically.
Lures to use: Juggernaut 65, Dyno 60, Trigger, Trance, Dyno 75
There are so many different ways anglers like to target Trout whether its fly fishing a small mountain stream to impoundment trolling down deep for large fish. If you're targeting large Trout specifically the Trigger LED lure is the perfect lure for the job.
Lures to use: Trance, Trigger
A ferocious little beast, these brutal competitors fight dirty and will do anything take your lure back into their snag. There is no doubting whether you've encountered a Jack when you hook up.
Lures to use: Trigger, S-pop, Juggernaut 65, Trance
Another briliant table fish, and known for being extremely aggressive. You can catch flathead with a wide variety of lures, the LED works particularly well because they are always on the hunt for prey if you can increase the visibility of your lure by 300% it makes your lure that much easier to locate for Flathead to strike.
Lures to use: Trance, Trigger, Juggernaut 65
A popular table fish as well as a brilliant sportsfish. Most commonly targeted with bait on the bottom, jigging lures is becoming more and more popular.
Lures to use: Juggernaut 90, Juggernaut 65
Best known for their exceptional eating qualities. Red Fin make for great fun to target, adding to that you can quite often catch large numbers.
Lures to use: Trance, Trigger, Juggernaut 65, Dyno 60
Growing in excess of 1.2 metres threadies are successful targeted with diving lures, deep water jigging and more. Known for having poor eye sight, the LED has been proven to significantly boost catch rates on threadfin salmon.
Lures to use: Juggernaut 90, Firestorm 120 Shallow, Cyclone
One of the largest freshwater fish on the globe this fish is an icon to many Australian's and especially to us here at Balista. Known for their bone jarring strikes on a lure.
Lures to use: Hunchback 90, Hunchback 60, Dyno 60, Dyno 75, Dyno 90, Juggernaut 65, Juggernaut 90, Cyclone
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Australia's premiere freshwater/estuarine sportsfish, known for its incredible jumping acrobatics and sheer power.
Lures to use: Firestorm 120 Shallow, Trigger, S-Pop, Cyclone, Juggernuat 90, Juggernaut 65
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Until you've fished for them its hard to appreciate just how good these little beauties are. Pound for pound they are very impressive, they always give you a good run for your money.
Lures to use: Trance, Hunchback 60, Juggernaut 65
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The 50mm Trance has the profile and action to entice a number of species including Bass, Bream, Trout and many more. The LED technology makes this micro profile a seriously unique tournament lure.
The Hunchback 60 surface crawler has been designed to do one thing, that is to catch bass off the surface. Featuring an awesome crawling action and a body designed to hook up more fish. Featuring our LED technology this is one surface lure that you want to have in your tackle box.
If you're looking for a big Murray Cod lure than look no further, the Dyno 90 dives to 8 metres and importantly is decked out to handle large Cod with through wire and upgraded hooks and split rings. Sporting our LED technology and a loud internal rattle you will not find a Cod lure with more strike features.
From first look you can tell the Hunchback is designed as a Murray Cod surface lure. The 90mm surface crawler has a killer action, displaces plenty of water and most importantly has superb hook up rates. The tail of the lure sits lower in the water than any other one piece lure, and lower than a lot of two pieces cod surface lures. Featuring our LED technology, 7 ball bearings and precise colour selection you will not find a more effective Murray Cod surface crawler.
Firestorm 120 Shallow
The best barra lure all-rounder that we have in the range, the 3 foot diver is ideal in a wide variety of scenarios from casting flats to impoundment trolling. With the LED technology in the tail you will not find better lures for barramundi fishing, especially in dirty water.
The S-Pop surface popper creates surface havoc pushing a tonne of water whilst splurging water out its holographic gills. Featuring our LED technology this 80mm surface popper packs some serious punch.
A killer barra lure when the fish are looking for a smaller profile, the 75mm suspending minnow is ideal for cranking down next to structure allowing the LED to flash in the fishes face, so many times the barra slam the LED whilst its suspending there flashing.
Versatile is the easiest way to describe the Cyclone, the buoyancy allows the lure to be worked through heavy timber making this lure a great choice for targeting large Murray Cod in more shallow conditions. A beauty for Barramundi fishing as well, this slim medium profile and action is best suited when more depth is required than the usual 1 metre barra lures. 110mm in length and dives to 3 metres.
The slow sink rate of the Juggernaut 65 works perfectly for those tough bites, you don't want the lure sinking out of the strike zone too quickly. Featuring our trademark LED technology the 65mm lipless crankbait is deadly for drawing a strike when nothing else is working.
If you're casting drop offs, timber or rock banks for Murray Cod or Barramundi the 90mm Juggernaut is ideal, the 28 gram lipless crankbait gets down deep and fast. Your other option with the Juggernaut is deep water jigging, this has become hugely popular for Threadfin Salmon and Snapper. Hinchinbrook charter Ryan Moody - we catch 80-90% of our Threadfin Salmon deep water jigging with the Juggernaut 90, given threadies are known for having poor eye sight it makes sense that they are swimming around our plastics to hit the LED.
The very first lure we ever made, the 5 metre diver is one of our best Murray Cod lures, whether you're casting or trolling the Dyno 75 has you covered. The neutral buoyancy is a rare quality in a Cod lure and particularly deadly when used on the cast.
The smallest Dyno in the range has a killer action, the 60mm diver is known for working through structure brilliantly and generating strikes when nothing else is working.
Firestorm 160 Deep
This lure embodies deep water trolling at its best, tough as nails with a through wire and upgraded split rings and hooks. The 20 foot diver can be fished to 5 knots, with the addition of the LED you have one hell of a Mackerel lure.
Firestorm 120 Deep
The Firestorm 120 Deep is a fantastic Mackerel lure, the mega bib thickness tells you this lure means business. The 120mm profile and 5 metre diving capabilities make this lure an ideal choice for both Mackerel and Barramundi.