2018 12 DesB

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

In this issue we focus on catching summer bass.

On The Cover:

“Caught early morning in farm dam – May 2018”

Image: Riku van Wyk



“Rigging for Grass”

How three experts prepare their bass boats to tackle heavy vegetation – Joe Balog

“Understanding the Spawn”

Knowing where and when bass spawn is often the first step to springtime success. – TJ Maglio

“Fine-Tuning Umbrella Rigs”

Take your rig game to new heights with advice from FLW Series Pro Casey Smith. – Curtis Niedermier

“Where to with spinnerbaits”

Summer really does deliver some explosive bass fishing around the shallows and this is exactly where we are going to be with our spinnerbaits – Roger Donaldson

“From fry to lunker. The lifecycle of a bass and their behaviour”

When one develops an absolute passion for something where moments of pure happiness are experienced, it is hard to  think of anything else afterwards. Bass fishing is no different and once you’re in, my friend you are hooked! – Jay Röhm-Williams

“Summer is for the frogs”

Some of the most fun I’ve had fishing frogs has been on a small dam just north of Pretoria named Rust der Winter. – Roger Donaldson

“Bass + Summer = Fun!”

Another South African morning has broken and she is coming in hot, from as early as 5am in fact – Jay Röhm-Williams

“Dis tyd vir bo-loperase”

Onthou julle nog die Cremora advertensie: “It’s not inside, it’s on top!” – Philip Kemp

“Secrets of South Africa’s pro’s – Part 5: Approach to structure”

Bass migrate on a very regular basis and due to a number of factors - seasonal changes being a very big one – Bass Spy

“A small craft angler’s road to Lake Guntersville – Part 1”

It started when Hugo told us that he had some exiting news for us. Hugo van der Walt is the organizer and one of the founding members of, “The Bass Challenge”. – Vicus Horn

“Costa FLW Championship 2018”

The ultimate highlight of each year’s SA BASS Cast-for-Cash Black Bass Angling tournaments is the Costa FLW Series Championship held this year at Lake Guntersville, Alabama – Hannes Lindeque

“Team USA Wins Gold at 2018 Black Bass Championship in Mexico”

After the day two weigh-in Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at the 14th Annual Black Bass World Championship on Lake Cuchillo near China, Mexico, Team USA was awarded the Gold Medal. – Jason Sealock


“Polaris acquires minority interest in FLW”

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, and Polaris Industries Inc., the leading global power sports manufacturer, announced a strategic partnership.

“Garmin expands”

Garmin International, Inc., announced the GPSMAP 8600/8600xsv series, an extension of its flagship GPSMAP 8600 series.

“New Garmin marine accessories”

Garmin International, Inc., announced three new accessories built with the mariner in mind.




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