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Pakula Paua Cockroach

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$47.00
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$47.00

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International shipping options available:

  • International express courier (3-21 business days): $55.00 (max weight 1kg)
  • New Zealand Flat Rate ( 3-7 business Days): $25.00 (max weight 2kg)

Local customs charges/import duties may be payable - Fishing Station has no control over this.

The "mighty" Cockroach works well in all trolling positions. Though primarily a short rigger lure since the introduction of the rest of this range which are better in the other trolling positions. The Cockroach has an aggressive action that hugs the water at all trolling speeds and will work fine in all weather conditions. This lure has gained an enormous reputation, quite simply because it works so well!

 

Specifications

 

Hooks: Dojo Size 25
Position: Short Rigger (all positions)
Min Class: 8kg
Max Trace: 150lb
Length: 221mm/8.85"

 

Pakula History

In 1997 Peter Pakula was the first lure manufacturer to make lures from super tough, super clear Polyurethane resulting in the first Softease and Diamond Heads. Part of this system was developing a system using single molds to form Trolling Lure Heads. In 2012 we have taken the system further introducing a new form of two part material that is even tougher than than any used previously, plus with new additives in UV code named UV2, Fluorescent and Luminescent (Lumo®) etc. We have put together the Paua Hothead Jet Range which includes Keel Weighted Heads with a Lumo® face.

The head shapes, sizes and skirt sizes are the same as our most successful range to date, the Softease Fangs. We have added Bullet Heads to the Jet Range and brought back the Short Shot Range in both Keeled Jets and Standard Heads including the updated Hornet, Shaker and Pacemaker.

 

Technology

Lumo: This additive absorbs and stores light energy and therefore glows in the dark. This increased light source also increases the visible distance of the lure even in daylight.

UV2: All Pakula skirts now have the UV2 Additive. Ultra Violet additives enhance and brighten colours past the blue side of the spectrum penetrating the water further than normal colours and are, therefore, the most visible. UV2 is a recent development which is much brighter than previous UV additives we used.

UVAten: This is an additive that changes colour when it is in direct sunlight which aids in the contrast of the colour in the lure and increases its visibility.

Multitech: “MT” is a name we are giving to a combination of additives used both in Pakula Lure Heads and Pakula Lure Skirts that includes additives that are brand new and not any used previously which we will not name due to the numbers of copies.

Cat: In 2017 we added a new additive called ‘Cat’ which we are saying very little about. You might say “we’re not letting the cat out of the bag”. The incredible results of colours like Brad J which is giving Lumo Green a run for supremacy tell us and you that we are certainly on the right track with the Cat.

It is our goal to ensure your shopping experience with Fishing Station is as easy and seamless as possible. All orders are double checked prior to packaging, to minimise errors as much as possible.

We understand that circumstances do change, and offer a returns policy to suit.

Ineligible Items

  • Custom product creations: Skirted Trolling Lures, Lure Builder, Rigging, Hook Rigs and Services are not eligible for return.
  • Items “On Sale”, Clearance or Discount are not eligible for return (excluding consumer guarantees as required by law)
  • Gift Vouchers are not eligible for return or refund.
  • Gift Packs are not eligible for return or refund.

    Line Spooling

    Any line spooled on a reel sold by Fishing Station, that is to be returned, is subject to a $15 de-spooling fee (per reel).
     

    30 Day Returns Policy (For Online Orders)

    • Product/s must be unused
    • Still in original packaging and condition (including any shrink or plastic wrapping)
    • Returns window is activated from date of delivery from logistics carrier (or date of pickup from post office)
    • All return postage costs are paid by buyer
    • Original shipping costs are non-refundable

    Returns Process

    • Contact us to open a Return Authorisation
    • Provided the request falls within the 30 day returns window, we will email through a Return Authorisation form
    • This form must be included within the box for the return.
    • Please ensure sufficient packaging and protection inside the box to prevent transit damage
    • Our returns address will be provided at this time.

    It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that the parcel is dispatched within the 7 days – parcel tracking must show the parcel is scanned by the logistics carrier within the 7 days of initiating the return. Parcel tracking and insurance is strongly recommended. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure the parcel reaches us. We will not accept returned goods stamped “More To Pay”.

    All returns are carefully examined upon receipt to ensure they adhere to the returns policy. Relevant photos will be taken to confirm this.

    Any returns received:
    • Outside the returns window,
    • Damaged,
    • Without prior authorisation,
    • Without an enclosed Return Authorisation form

    will not be processed, and will be shipped back to the buyer at their cost.

    In-Store Returns

    • We have a separate returns policy for instore purchases – please ring the shop to confirm this.
    • All returns (for orders placed online) can also be processed in-store, within the 30 day returns window.
    • Prior authorisation is not required for in-store returns, however please bring your invoice.

    Incorrect / Damaged Items on Arrival

    Any imperfections to orders received must be reported to us within 24 hours of delivery. If an incorrect item has been sent, please do not open any sealed packaging – any attempt to use the incorrect item will be deemed to be acceptance of the item by the buyer.

    Please follow these instructions:

    • Prior to opening, please take photos immediately of the damaged box
    • Please take photos of the damaged item showing the fault (if possible)

    We will replace items that are damaged in transit by the carrier, or incorrectly shipped due to fulfilment errors on our side. Please contact us and we will arrange the return and replacement.

      Warranty Claims / Faulty Items

      It is the policy of Fishing Station that all warranty and faulty item claims come back to our shop first for inspection by our staff. Should the item need to be sent back to the manufacturer, the buyer will be notified and kept up to date with its repair progress.


      Intentional misuse of an item by not following instructions and usage guidelines, such as (but not limited to):

      • Submersing a reel
      • Breaking a rod by exceeding its strain capacity

      Will not be covered by our warranty and fault protocol, and the item will be returned to the buyer at the buyer’s cost.

      Australian Consumer Law Guarantees

      All products come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. This entitles buyer’s to:

      • Replacement or refund for a major failure of the product
      • Compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage
      • Repair or replacement of the goods if they fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.