Juro Ozpro Tackle Team

The Juro Ozpro Tackle Team has over 150 years of experience working in the fishing tackle trade throughout Australia.

We are not just sales staff, but have a passion for fishing and all things related to fishing. We strive to develop and bring you the best and most up to date products that are suitable for Australian fishing conditions at the most affordable prices.

We develop and test each product to help you become a better angler and help you catch more fish. Our products have helped us break Tournament records this season and our Pro Tournament Team and Field Staff have had fantastic results this season in various fishing tournaments on our products in events right across the country.

So whether you are a Tournament Pro or a weekend recreational angler, give our products a go, you'll be surprised at the results.

Happy & Safe fishing to all
Stuart McLaughlin (Managing Director)

Rick Massie
National Sales Manager

Rick Massie has been involved in the fishing tackle trade since he was 16 working on weekends in his local tackle store. He has been working for Juro Ozpro Tackle for the past 25 years. He has fished all over Australia and overseas and has been an avid tournament angler all of that time. He has fished numerous Australian Fly Fishing Championships as well as Vic Bream Classic events and more recently ABT Hobie Kayak events where he has represented Australia at the World Kayak Fishing Championships. He is also the current record holder of the largest Bream ever weighed at an ABT Hobie Kayak event and the largest bag ever weighed in at an ABT Hobie Kayak event all using our products.

 

Brendan Hooper
Sales, Pro Staff

Brendan Hooper has been working in the fishing tackle industry for around 22 years. He started working in retail for around 5 years with the Compleat Angler Stores before moving over to the Wholesale/ Import side of the industry. He has been working for Juro Ozpro Tackle for the past 7 years. He grew up cutting his teeth on fishing Northern Australia targeting species like Barramundi and Mangrove Jacks before moving south where he fishes both freshwater for Trout, Yellowbelly and Cod and in the saltwater for Snapper, Gummy Sharks and Whiting.

Ian Rickard
Sales, Pro Staff

Ian Rickard has been involved and working in the fishing tackle industry for the past 35 years. He was an avid rod builder for his first 15 years building many custom rods for anglers throughout Gippsland and the south coast of N.S.W. and also working in retail .He has worked at Juro Ozpro Tackle for the past 22 years and enjoys fishing in Freshwater for Trout and Bass. He also fishes the estuary systems of East Gippsland for Bream, Estuary Perch and Dusky Flathead. Ian was at the forefront of targeting these fish with hard bodied lures and plastics and has regularly caught them for the past 17 years with these techniques.

Wayne Gwin
Sales, Pro Staff

Wayne Gwin is a stalwart of the Victorian fishing tackle industry having worked in it for the past 35 years. He started working in retail for his first 10 years for the Compleat Angler chain of stores before moving over to the Wholesale/Import side of the industry. He has worked for Juro Ozpro Tackle for around 15 years. He is an avid angler that loves to fish for his beloved Estuary Perch throughout the Gippsland region on lures and plastics. He also enjoys targeting Whiting closer to home.

Anthony Priestley
Sales, Pro Staff

Anthony Priestley has been involved in the fishing tackle industry for the past 17 years and is the General Manager at S.A. Bait Supply, the South Australian agents for Juro Ozpro Tackle. He is a super keen angler that goes fishing every chance he can get and targets both Freshwater and Saltwater species. Anthony has been fortunate to catch some amazing fish whether that be Snapper over 25lb, King George Whiting over 60cm and Bream pushing up to 5lb. He enjoys both fishing with lures and bait and just loves to get in the outdoors and wet a line.