2019 05 May


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SA BASS has been the leading bass magazine since 2001 for everyone who loves bass fishing. In this issue:

SA BASS has been the leading bass magazine since 2001 for everyone who loves bass fishing. In this issue:


  1. The Keitech

The Keitech Swing impact FAT is now a known entity; a staple on the pro trails because it works. There are also a lot of options available to anglers. When you combine all the sizes and colours, you have a collection of swimbaits to cover just about any scenario. - Curtis Niedermier


  1. Adding electronics to kayaks
    If you are interested in adding a fish finder to your kayak, here are a few things to consider. - Matt Ball


  1. Photography 101

Becoming a photographer is kind of like the sport of bass fishing, there are some pretty solid guidelines to work from, but ultimately you need to grow… - Ivan Sonnekus

20. Brighten up your day
You need to know when, how and where to use those bright coloured lures lying unused in your tackle box. - Roger Donaldson

22. Adjusting to seasonal change
With summer gone, water temperatures falling and daylight hours getting shorter, fish will start to group up in anticipation of optimal feeding conditions. - Divan Coetzee

24. Katrolle
Ons bespreek die drie groepe katrolle wat swartbaarhengelaars gewoonlik gebruik naamlik die lae profiel “bait caster”, die “koffiemeul” en toegesig-katrol. - Hannes Lindeque

26. Farm dam strategies – Part 2
In this issue we entertain a few scenarios that will help you decide how to select three rods to really take full advantage of your fishing opportunity. - Roger Donaldson

28. Die swaailem versus die kletsaas
Ons begin hierdie reeks artikels deur ‘n swaailem met ‘n kletsaas te vergelyk deur die voor- en nadele van elke aas te bespreek. - Philip Kemp

30. Close bass combat – Part 2: Preparing for battle
To obtain the best out of any bass wading venture one must be prepared for close bass combat! We take a better look at some of the wading kit and gear one might consider to include in your wading arsenal. - Jay Rӧhm-Williams

34. Secrets - Part 10: Alternate lure to see what’s working
Alternating between bait types, colours and sizes sometimes three, or four times in every spot. You may just be pleasantly surprised.

36. Cast-for-Cash report - Hannes Lindeque
40. Small craft tournament results

International Angling News
42. Irwin & Alexandra Jacob's deaths - Jason Sealock
46. Angling International - Anthony Hawkswell

44. Homo horrendous - appeal to fishermen to act more responsibly - Hugh Chittenden

04. My Cast
06. Readers-go-Bassing
40. Basics for beginners

48. Tolderia Resort

On the cover:
Jahnrich Venter, Bronkhorstspruit Dam bass, 3.060kg
Image: Hannes Lindeque

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