MA MPE E-LINE MagPacker

Storage of hooks and line

Key Features

  • Length: Magazines 3 - 3,5 - 4 m
  • Hauling Power: Electric

Key Information

  • Baits up to 6 hooks per second
  • High baiting precision
  • Low maintenance cost
  • Simple adjustment to desired bait size
  • Easy troubleshooting
  • Compatible for circle, EZ baiter and offset hooks
  • Patented RotoBait™ system

Product Information


The new generation MagPacker is an electric driven system for automatic handling and storage of hooks and line. Designed for better operational capabilities and a climate-neutral future.

This unit is developed as a part of the Mustad Autoline E-Line System and works optimally in combination with the E-Line SuperBaiter (MA BM 6000), E-Line Hauling unit (MA HH 4000), and E-Line HookSeparator (MA HS 2020). The E-Line components are connected and synchronized through a PLC-based control center to ensure continuous and optimal operations.

Discover the benefits

  • Space efficient storage of magazines with hooks and line
  • less tangling during setting, – the line coils don’t catch on other coils and turn around when moving the line towards the baiting machine
  • Less manual handling of the gear during setting and hauling
  • Increased safety on board
  • Made of heavy-duty stainless steel
  • One step further to a climate-neutral future

Number of hooks per meter

Please note that the quantity of hooks stated in quotes is an estimate. Quantity per meter will always depend on thickness, age and quality of the hooks and line. Consequently these given numbers are to be taken as a guideline only and not as factual numbers.


MA MPH MagPacker

Storage of hooks and line

Key Features

  • Space efficient
  • Increased safety
  • Time saving, - less tangling during setting
  • Durable solution - made of heavy-duty stainless steel
  • Power Supply: Hydraulic

Key Information

  • Baits up to 6 hooks per second
  • High baiting precision
  • Low maintenance cost
  • Simple adjustment to desired bait size
  • Easy troubleshooting
  • Compatible for circle, EZ baiter and offset hooks
  • Patented RotoBait™ system

Product Information


The hydraulic operated MagPacker system for automatic handling and storage of hooks and line is designed to reduce manual labour and increase safety and efficiency onboard.

To ensure compact storage of lines a LinePress system is standard equipment on a MA MPH MagPacker storage system.

Key features

  • Space efficient storage of magazines with hooks and line
  • less tangling during setting, – the line coils don’t catch on other coils and turn around when moving the line towards the baiting machine
  • Less manual handling of the gear during setting and hauling
  • Increased safety on board
  • Made of heavy-duty stainless steel
  • Increased profit

Number of hooks per meter

Please note that quantity of hooks stated in quotes is an estimate. Quantity per meter will always depend on thickness, age and quality of the hooks and line. Consequently these given numbers are to be taken as a guideline only and not as factual numbers.

Weight example (approx.) without valves

1950 kg / 4300 lbs – incl. 20 empty magazines/ 3 m
2050 kg / 4519 lbs – incl. 20 empty magazines/ 3,5 m
2150 kg / 4740 lbs – incl. 20 empty magazines/ 4 m
Lenght of magazines 3 – 3,5 – 4 m

MA LP V2 – LinePress

The hydraulic MagPacker system is delivered with a line press as standard equipment. The line press keeps the rest of the line in place when setting and hauling to give room for the hooks and line sliding on the front magazine. Also, the line press act as a safety feature to prevent great movements of the heavy line during bad weather.


MA CR CrossShip rails with magazine trolleys

Storage of hooks and line

Key Features

  • Weight: 140kg (311lbs)
  • Length: 1370mm
  • Width: 770 + 530 mm
  • Height: Adjustable 1600 - 1800mm
  • Oil Flow Rate: 16/28 l/min
  • Power Supply: Hydraulic

Key Information

  • Cuts the bait at a pre-set size
  • Automatically double crouches the bait on the hook
  • 3-4 hooks per second

Product Information


Compact and functional storage of magazines loaded with hooks and line, tailored to available space on board the vessel.

Robust cross ship rails with magazine trolleys designed for manual handling and storage of magazines with hooks and line. the magazines are mounted to trolleys in transverse tracks and are pushed manualy to setting or hauling position.

Delivered with 110 < = 7mm ,125 < = 9 mm ,160 < = 11mm distance between the magazines.


MA MPM Manual MagPacker

Storage of hooks and line

Key Features

  • Weight 220 kg / 489 lbs incl.10 empty mags of 3 m
  • Length Magazines 2 - 2,5 - 3 - 3,5 - 4 m

Key Information

  • Baits up to 6 hooks per second
  • High baiting precision
  • Low maintenance cost
  • Simple adjustment to desired bait size
  • Easy troubleshooting
  • Compatible for circle, EZ baiter and offset hooks
  • Patented RotoBait™ system

Product Information


The manual MagPacker system is a compact and functional storage of magazines loaded with hooks and line, tailored to available space on board the vessel.

Designed specially with regards to safety and functionality on board. The MagPacker is a strong stainless steel rack keeping the heavy magazines loaded with hooks and line in place. Optional line press system.

Heavy magazines are moved in position for setting or hauling by manual operations. Empty magazines are pushed into a temporary storage position above the rack awaiting hauling operation.

Delivered with three different spacings between the magazines:
110 mm spacing < = 7 mm main line
125 mm spacing < = 9 mm main line
160 mm spacing < = 11 mm main line

The MagPacker is located between the AutoBaiter and the HookSeparator.

Safety and good working conditions

Small vessels tend to move a lot. It is essential to focus on safety and good working conditions on board. The MA MPM – manual MagPacker is developed with special emphasis on safety and function. One person operates the system and can easily position the storage magazines to setting or hauling positions.

The magazines

The Magazines are made of aluminium and stainless steel, with complete sliding rails, inspection slits and hatches for simple mounting of hooks and snoods. The adjustable Magazines can easily be adapted to different hook types and sizes by adjusting the top rail.

Number of hooks per meter magazine

Please note that quantity of hooks stated in quotes is an estimate. Quantity per meter will always depend on thickness, age and quality of the hooks and line. Consequently these given numbers are to be taken as a guideline only and not as factual numbers.


MA HM 150 HandyMag storage rack

Storage of hooks and line

Key Features

  • Weight: 85 kg /187 lbs (incl. 10 empty magazines/1m)
  • Magazine Length: 1 m

Key Information

  • Baits up to 6 hooks per second
  • High baiting precision
  • Low maintenance cost
  • Simple adjustment to desired bait size
  • Easy troubleshooting
  • Compatible for circle, EZ baiter and offset hooks
  • Patented RotoBait™ system

Product Information


Compact and functional storage of magazines loaded with hooks and line, tailored to available space on board the vessel.

The Mustad Autoline HandyMag storage rack i s designed to fit on smaller vessels, from approx. 30 feet and above. The storage unit is flexible and is tailored according ot the space available on board. Standard lenght of magazine is 1m / 40 inch.

HandyMag storage magazines are cutomized to fit the following hook types:

  • Mustad EZ baiter (J-hooks) 11/0 – 14/0
  • Mustad #40 000 (semi EZ/semi circle/J-hook)
  • Mustad Circle hook 12/0 – 15/0

– Both offset and straight