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Pakula Paua Hothead® - Softease® Paua Insert, Lumo Face, UV2 Additives, Softease Soft Polyurethane In 199

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Pakula Paua Jets - Softease

Pakula Paua Jets - Softease® Lures Jets, Keeled, Paua Insert, Lumo Face, UV2 Additives, Softease Soft Polyure

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Pakula 3D Lures Pakula Tackle is the first company to offer production 3D Printed Skirted Trolling Lures.

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Welcome to Pakula Tackle

pete 02Pakula Tackle Australis offers inovative big game fishing tackle, including big game lures, big game hooks, trolling lure skirts, rigs, tools and accessories.Pakula Tackle introduced Lumo and UV additives to world of game fishing. In fact Lumo is a Pakula registered trade mark! All our lures both heads and skirts have our new UV2 additives. It is quite likely that out of all the lure makers Pakula Tackle has offered anglers far more than any other.

At Pakula Tackle Australia we do much more than just design and produce some of the world's best performing lures, we pride ourselves on great service, advice and our dedication to providing you with cutting edge "how to" articles and videos, and you can get Peter Pakula on our live chat anytime for advice, but please note he is on Australian time.

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Pakula Articles

The Art of Lure Trolling
/ by Peter Pakula

The Art of Trolling Skirted Lures by Peter Pakula Updated version written in September 2014 The original version of t

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Pakula Success Story
/ by Peter Pakula

The Pakula Success Story Want the best results? In 1997 we celebrated our 10th Anniversary, ten years since Pakula Tac

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Gear and Lure Maintenance
/ by Peter Pakula

Gear and Lure Maintenance by Peter Pakula Prevention You can prolong the life of your fishing tackle by putting prote

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Wind-on Leader Pros and Cons
/ by Peter Pakula

Wind-on Leader Pros and Cons Bluewater Magazine 2005 Tech Speaking - original word files by Peter Pakula Part 1: Why Y

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Lure Colours
/ by Peter Pakula

  The Pakula® Multitech™ Skirted Lure Colours For all current Ranges of Pakula Lures It was Peter Pakula wh

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Custom Lures and Acessories
/ by Peter Pakula

Clubs and Promotions   Over the years we are very proud to be involved in special events such as tourname

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Pakula Paua Jets - Softease
/ by Peter Pakula

Pakula Paua Jets - Softease® Lures Jets, Keeled, Paua Insert, Lumo Face, UV2 Additives, Softease Soft Polyure

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Pakula 3D Shredders
/ by Peter Pakula

Pakula 3D Shredder™ The 1st Production 3D Lures, UV2 Additives, ABS, Venturi Jets The Shredde

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Pakula News and InformationFrom our Facebook Pages

Not that we had noted it but 2014 signalled 20years since my brother Craig who was 16 and myself at…

Hi Peter

I'm that guy in the Canary Islands that ordered lures from you last May and thought it was…

Pakula Story Fishing World November 1998 by Col Roberts

The name 'Pakula' conjures up images of,…


This lure has caught two blue marlin 140 & 160kg and now 110kg bluefin all in last four months! -…


On the afternoon of the last day of the #2014 East Cape Offshore Guilarro and his #TeamNAUTAHORSE…


what's left of our "sprocket" - still working .... can't retire it. This one has raised more fish…


Been using my pakula shredder as a teaser white marlin fishing caught ten on Thursday had 30 bites…


IGFA Great Marlin Race and Pakula Tackle

Once in a while a project comes up that gives us an…


Just been digging through some old photos. Found this one from 2006 where myself, Jay Graham, Brent…


This the 3D printed Shredder prototype released to the market

In discussions with Kyle Peet when…


We had a fantastic day with the Penn Boys off Sydney. We managed to crack both Trev and Ben's first…


I had the pleasure of crewing for two days in the Dampier Classic aboard Reckless skippered by the…


Another Win!!

From Dampier Western Australia Conversation started today Jake Swaffer 22:30



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Marlin Magazine Live at Pakula Lures at ICAST
Darren Hi Peter, just thought I'd let you know I landed 2 of these babes in Cabo 8 weeks ago. We went there for our honeymoon and a mate I've mine works on Red Rum Charters. So I couldn't resist to take him a Lumo Sprocket ( that I purchased from Chris Baty at complete Angler). The Mexicans were really impressed with it. 4 strikers and 2 tags in 2 hours. So I gave it to them as a present for my first Marlin catch. I trust you have fished in Cabo? What an amazing place!!!
Peter Had a few bites @pakulasprocket
Wildblue Portland Tuna fishing report.Plenty of school Tuna are being caught in close. This 124 kg. Tuna was caught today in 65 metre water off the Quarry.Owen Kittox,Etan Merritt and Jamie Burt who are from “New Zealand” caught this 124 kg. Tuna on a “Pakula Lure” as in photo also bent the gaff. They also lost one yesterday being on for a hr. in the same area..Note the Couta and Squid in the gut Content.
Paul Last minute rigging for the Apollo Bay competition coming up week after next. Spent a lot of time making sure my rigging is the best it can be, including pull testing the rigs. Re-rigged these mini lures using the same method as larger lures - everything is basically a miniature version of the larger rig - even cut down the springs in half to suit. Previously I used lighter Jinkai 100lb and smaller hooks for these lures but now upgraded to Momoi 150lb and a larger hook. Barrels will snack on these - twice before I've seen barrels hook up on this size lure.
Portland Lee Breakwater Catches and Tuna fishing reports Matty Hunt and crew picked up a barrel going 115.8kg after a 3 hour fight in Portland today 25/6/16...along with their bag of school fish...great work guy's
Matthew Hunt Fishing Services Portland Tuna Bit of excitement🎣👍👌thanks Peter Pakula 👌 call Matt on 0419760510 to get on board
Weipa Billfish Club Inc. Look what just turned up!! Thank you to our major lure sponsor - Pakula Tackle for once again coming on board for our major tournament this year. Remember our comp is just around the corner so support the ones that support us. Check it out -
The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament Congratulations to MARLIN GULL & team for taking 1st Place at the end of Day 1 & winning the Fabulous Fisherman category!
Peter Wanganella Banks New Zealand 2016 on Bwana II Toby Brastling I'll get the stas for you, but lumo Med Sprocket Jet got 31 and we only straightened one of those great new hooks of yours at 22 for the one set of hooks.
IGFA Kona Blues - Where do they go? “When the IGFA Great Marlin Race (IGMR) was created, the vision of late IGFA chairman Packy Offield was to make all satellite tag data freely available to scientists and fisheries managers around the world.” The first Great Marlin Race was launched in 2009 in celebration of the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament's (HIBT) 50th Anniversary and last year, the marlin research program returned to the HIBT for its seventh birthday where ten tags were generously sponsored and deployed during and in the weeks following the 56th HIBT. Last year, we had an incredible reporting rate of 90% with four of the nine reported tags reaching the full, programmed deployment duration of 240 days! Just one of those tags, though, recorded a remarkable linear distance of 2,933 nautical miles (nm)! Congratulations to Laguna Niguel Billfish Club Teams 1 & 2 for their marlin that traversed the Pacific from Hawaii to Mexico in 241 days! Tag sponsors Bob & Sally Kurz, Robert Chavers, Robert Dudley, and Chuck Salinger have won free entry to the 57th HIBT, a prize set up by the tournament to thank participants of this important research program. Not only is this distance the longest recorded from a Pacific blue marlin tagged during any HIBT IGMR, but this distance is currently in the running (against 63 other billfish) for first place for the entire IGMR race season! Thanks to the nine tags reported this past year, we observed that the blue marlin followed the common trend of southeast movements, with only one marlin crossing the equator. However, marlin traveled farther north than ever previously observed. We believe this occurred from a strong El Nino developed in the Pacific (and peaked in the winter of 2015) which produced above average surface temperatures and likely created more warm, usable habitat in the northern hemisphere. This is important because as the Pacific Ocean continues to warm, there may be increased suitable habitat in the northern hemisphere with less need to move south and cross the equator. Also thanks to the support and participation from the HIBT angling community, our colleagues at Stanford University were able to put multiple years of HIBT data to good use by submitting the first scientific manuscript from the IGMR for publication in a peer-reviewed journal! By using five years of tagging data from the HIBT (2009-2013), the study explored the effects low oxygen and low temperature on the vertical and horizontal movements of Pacific blue marlin. Their findings suggest that as low oxygen and low temperatures occur at shallower depths, marlin stop diving as deeply. Their findings also suggest that the decrease in temperature in equatorial waters (a characteristic associated with La Niña conditions) could create a barrier to southward trans-equatorial movement, which could potentially lead to a break in marlin populations between the northern and southern hemispheres. As we begin the 57th HIBT, we hope you will consider sponsoring a satellite tag because it is the only way we can learn more about billfish behavior in an effort to increase their conservation and protect the sport we love for future generations of fishing. AFTCO - American Fishing Tackle Co. Peter Pakula Pakula Lures and Tackle #fishscience #fishforscience #igfa #joinigfa #fishigfa #supportigfa Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Hawaii News Now Hawaii – Pelagic Chris Galati Tracy Melton
Josh Caught and released 3 big blues in three days out of Charleston, SC USA This being the biggest girl measuring at least 800lbs. All with Pakula hooks, they have an amazing hook up and we wont run another hook from now on with our lures...!!
Peter Another way to bend / bust hooks The lure is an Original Pakula Medium Sprocket that has a head diameter of 30mm. The rig in the lure is a size 25/25 with a hook gape of 25mm so the clearance to hook the fish is only 10mm as you can see in the photo. The minimum size hook should have a gape = head diameter and preferably one size larger than that. With only 10mm exposed the hook gets point loaded and often bends or breaks regardless of the make of hook. Please use the correct sized hooks in lures regardless of what your mates or social media reports. We make our living out of you guys catching fish! not raising them, not hooking them and not landing them does us no good at all! (and I'm pretty sure you'd rather catch them too!)
Peter part of our service is advice on Pakula Lure spreads and trying to sort out your jigsaw of assorted lures
YouFishTV The YouBoat was out in the rough weather of the Southern Ocean over the weekend for her first tuna trip of the season. This 84kg fish was lucky angler Alex Cimpoesu's first Bluefin After losing another bigger one late last year. Plenty of big tuna action is in the process of being edited and will be uploaded to our Youtube channel as soon as possible. - Dave Bar Crusher Boats SHIMANO Australia Fishing
Peter Thanks for the report Wayne! Greatly Appreaciated.


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