Meet the team of anglers that are as passionate about fishing as we are. Out on the water day in day out pushing the boundaries and working the new trends of fishing and tackle.

Kenny Howell
Kenny HowellPro Angler
Kenny currently fishes out of Darwin however has huge experience out of Gladstone and its surrounding environments. Targeting numerous offshore species like trout, cobia, emperors as well as inshore species like Barra and Jacks. Passionate about being out on the water and testing all the boundaries of fishing tackle.
Cliff Mann
Cliff MannNth Queensland Pro Angler
Cliff’s passion for fishing gets a line wet nearly everyday. With a background in writing his product knowledge is extensive, being out in the field testing Samaki gear puts it all to the test and brings him great results time and again. Fishing in the local Ayr region he generally targets Barramundi, Sooty Grunter and Mangrove Jacks plus all by-catches that the area has to offer.
Heath Woodward
Heath WoodwardSouth Australian Pro Angler
Heath dwells in South Australia where some of the finest Snapper and King George Whiting can be caught not to mention the famous Blue Fin Tuna. Heath gets out on the water and targets a huge range of species in his territory. You’ll see plenty of top quality images and great articles coming from Heath.
Dan GuilfoyleNSW Pro Angler
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Captain Scott Thorrington
Captain Scott ThorringtonCaptain of Freedom
Captain Scotty has skippered boats thoughtout the Pacifc in locations such as Hawaii, New Guinea, Fiji, Soloman Islands, Vanuatu and also fished throughout other places in the world from Central America to the Mariana Island in the Northern Pacific. He has logged thousands of sea hours along the east coast of Australia – Catching Granders in Lizard Island to Giant Bluefin Tuna in Bass Strait and has many Tournament Wins to his name. Haven Sport Fishing Charters was Est in 1987 and now is regarded as the ultimate experience for Fishermen targeting Marlin, Kingfish and Sport Fish Species.
Luke Bell
Luke BellCaptain of Asalt Weapon
Luke’s passion for fishing gets him on the water nearly every weekend rain hail or shine. Chasing Marlin, Tuna, big Kings and Snapper are just a few species on his list. Part of Central Coast Game Fishing Club, Luke and his crew fish most tournaments including the famous Port Stephens Inter Club.
Ryan Morgan
Ryan MorganTeam Asalt Weapon
Originally from Norfolk Island, Ryan (Ryzer) has a passion for chasing big fish! From the Kings of Norfolk to the Marlin of NSW Ryzer targets a variety of saltwater species using all sorts of fishing techniques. A reputable member of the Central Coast Game Fishing Club and Team Asalt Weapon, Ryzer’s expertise comes to the forefront when chasing Marlin offshore.
Glenn Allen
Glenn AllenHobie Pro Angler
Glenn’s fishing territory starts on the Central Coast of NSW, with side trips venturing throughout Australia for tournament fishing and personal satisfaction. He competed in the Hobie Worlds in China in 2015 with great results and has continued his bream fishing journey even more over the last year, making 2016 his 6th year for kayak tournament fishing.
Jason Meech
Jason MeechHobie Pro Angler
Jason first developed his passion for fishing at the age of 5, testing the waters on many species but once he came across the aggressive Bream he never looked back. Since then he has spent the last 20+ years perfecting his fishing techniques, targeting different areas across the Central Coast, Hawkesberry region and further afield for tournaments. His consistency has paid off over the years and good results led him to represent Australia in the Hobie World Championship in 2010, 2011 and 2013.
Ben Bright
Ben BrightNth Queensland Angler
Benny’s passion for fishing takes him to the most remote areas of Australia. With a deep love of fly he also converts to spin and cast as the seasons or conditions change, the warmer waters of North Queensland allow him to capture some of Australia’s most beautiful species from Barra to Sailfish and more.
Jamie Mckeown
Jamie MckeownQueensland Tournament Angler
Jamie’s history on the water is outstanding, fishing the waters of the sunny Gold Coast, Jamie targets, bream, whiting and flathead to name a few. After fishing many years on the bream tournament scene Jamie is climbing the ranks with great success, consistency pays off and Jamie is well deserved of his placing.
“A nice Western Victorian black bream, caught on the new Samaki Boom Bait 2.5″ Curlicious In bloodworm. Awesome plastics guys we caught mulloway and an estuary perch all on the same plastics! Keep up the good work”
Jarred Potter, Samaki
I’ve been using the Samaki Vibelicious for a few months now and let me just say “I’m a huge fan”. Last night I ticked off another species with an 84cm, 6kg Jewfish caught on a 70mm Vibelicious in Whitebait.
My species list using these lures is as follows: Flathead, Bream, Whiting, Jewfish, Tailor, Herring, Australian Bass, Luderick, Mullet & a stinky slimy eel. Love the lures, might have to buy one of your rods as well”
Tez Smith, Samaki

Hear What the Crew has to say about Samaki

Our team is determined to bring you the best in fishing tackle around, to enhance your experience while you’re out on the water. Our crew has developed a passionate relationship with our products, putting trust in the components, details and design that is individual to Samaki. From the crispness in the blanks, to the sharpness in our hooks, we have come to be known as a brand that you can trust.

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