2022 02B

February 2022

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“Hugo vd Walt, Klerkskraal Dam, 2.492kg”
Image: Hannes Lindeque

. Top water bassin'
There is no right or wrong time to tempt bass to the surface, but there are times when your efforts will reap more reward.  

. pH levels & bass
Fishery biologists and others have determined that bass are more comfortable in slightly alkaline water, but in the absence of a pH meter, what’s to be done?  

. Boat performance
To improve the performance of your boat can be a simple task. If the motor is crisp, hull is correct and sound, and the set up is correct, you are ready to go

. Weightless lures
The humble setup of a simple hook and soft plastic lure attached has never been a mightier tactic for bass than in the summer.

. Catch suspending bass
While suspending bass are notoriously difficult to catch, there are a few tips and tricks I can share that will improve your odds 

. Vir die beginner
Om dit vir die beginner net so ‘n bietjie makliker te maak, gaan ek in die artikel ‘n paar punte noem wat jou en jou bankbestuurder gelukkig sal hou.

. Spinning reels
In our bassing game, the spinning reel may not be suited to throwing our myriad of lures, but it sure does a sterling job on many and is the ideal tool for both budding and experienced bass fishermen alike.

. Venue research
Pre-studying fishing venues old or new, can be a game changer for you and here is why

. The Dartboard Challenge
Edward de Bono said that “There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns”.

- Willowtree Cottage

. Cast-for-Cash Tournament Results
. MLF TBC Tournament Report
. MLF/FLW news - Bill Taylor retires  

. My Gooi
. Readers-go-Bassing
. Basics for beginners
. Op my houtbordjie
. Water levels in South Africa
. International Angling News
. Gear Up