About Us

About Us

It was over 92 years ago when John Malcolm Gillies began servicing the fishing tackle industry to satisfy the needs of the fishing public with local hand tied trout flies. From those humble beginnings J.M.Gillies evolved and began to distribute fly fishing tackle before it moved into general fishing tackle, firearms and other sporting goods.

With over 92 years of service to the fishing tackle industry, J.M.Gillies Agencies continue to offer the highest quality, innovative and most sought after brands of fishing tackle and lures designed in Australia and selling throughout the world and we are proud to be 100% Australian owned

Many of the lure ranges that JM Gillies represent are the best in Australian designs by the leading lure designers in the country. Legendary Aboriginal lure expert Lance Butler spends thousands of hours on the water every year fine tuning and developing the most innovative and specialist lures in the world.
JM Gillies lure ranges cover a wide variety of fishing situations from exclusive freshwater models, to the best in Bluewater game fishing lures and offer anglers all over the world, the best colours and designs available. All lures are constructed from the highest quality materials and fittings and all are vigorously tested to ensure they perfectly perform fish after fish. More recently, J.M.Gillies acquired the Wigston’s Lures company in Tasmania Australia, who have been manufacturing the world famous Tasmanian Devil lures for 50 years.

In addition to the lure ranges, JM Gillies represent many other ranges of tackle, storage and accessories from premium brands such as Plano, Maxima, Fins, Scotty, Rio, Redington, Sage and many other sought after brands of quality fishing tackle to suit the needs of all anglers.

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Representing over 32 brands, JM Gillies continues to offer the highest quality, innovative and most sought after brands of fishing tackle in Australia

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Our Locations

Our brands are a staple on shelves across Australia and are available in over 400 locations including big box retailers

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