12 Tips for Better Tackle Care

One of the biggest problems facing bass anglers is equipment let downs and failures. We tend to get so caught up in the day-to-day...

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5 Surefire Dirty Water Strategies

Some times we are faced with conditions that we do not like, conditions we cannot call, but

what will make the difference on how...

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Adapt your Seasonal Patterns

As you probably know seasonal patterns are the basic combinations of water depths, locations and feeding...

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Bassing in Winter

We cannot of course write anything about this winter (yet), but by the looks of things it’ll be much the same as the winter of last year...

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Beat the Heat

Often we think that Summer Bass are as difficult to catch as winter fish and at times this can be the case but not because Bass don’t...

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Blue Kurper

The Mozambique Tilapia, commonly referred to as the Blue Kurper or just the “Blue”, is one of South Africa's most common inland...

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Bluegill Sunfish

The Bluegill Sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) is a freshwater fish specie sometimes referred to by Americans as “bream”. It is a member of...

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Canary Kurper

The Canary Kurper, commonly referred to as the “Kerriebek” among artlure anglers, is a species that bass will eat not only because of...

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Contouring for Bass Pt.1

First of all I would like to make it very clear that you do not have to have a R500 000 boat with R100 000 worth of electronics to...

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Contouring for Bass Pt.2

There will come a time when you are going to want more detail and accuracy from your maps. Unlike the Great Lakes of the United States...

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October 2012 - Issue 138

 

ONE THE COVER

Image: First Cast

 

TIPS

HONDA’s tip of the month

OUTDOOR Marine’s towing tip of the month

 

FEATURES & ARTICLERS

The dark side of bassing >> Rivers & staging bass during early spring >> Our special Loskop big fish >> Structure & cover >> Bass addiction >> Stickbaits, otherwise known as jerkbaits >> Trailer hooks for spinnerbaits >> A rubber duck, trolling motor and side imager >> The unusual pitching and flipping >> Changing seasons >> Lure of the Clanwilliam Bass Classic >>

 

PRODUCT NEWS

The Abu Garcia Revo SX-HS 7.1:1

 

INDUSTRY NEWS

Johannesburg boat show >> Most successful SAFTAD show >> Puik diens van Evinrude >> Gear Up Part 2: What’s new for the 2012/2013 season

 

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

My Cast >> Subscribe & Win >> Gear Up >> Cast-for-Cash Tournament Results >> Readers-Go-Bassing

 

SABAA NEWS

2012 Interprovincial championships >> Southern Division Junior Bassmasters >> Zone 6 Tournament report

 

LIFESTYLE

Finansiële dissipline >> Boating & Birding

 

DESTINATION

Witbank dam >> Kubu Kwena Lodge & River Estate

 

MONTHLY GIVE AWAY

Win with GRIP Hooks

 

READERS COMPETITIONS

E-mail Destination Competition