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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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August 2012 - Issue 136

 

ON THE COVER:

Ridwan Dockrat with his new PB of 6.1kg

 

TIPS

OUTDOOR MARINE’s towing tip of the month >> HONDA’s tip of the month

 

FEATURES & ARTICLES

Addiction to the “Red Bass” of Louisiana >> Killer cranks in my box >> Grand old worms >> Edges, cover and structure >> Side Imaging Interpretations >> Van Bibberweerbaars na Broeiseisoen >> Finding the right pattern >> Swim jigs defined >> Locating baitfish for bassing success is all about timing >> The art of the crankbait.

 

INTERNATIONAL

Bassin’ in Japan >> Bassin’ in USA >> Bassin’ in Namibia >> Bassin’ in Swaziland.

BOATING

Before you go

 

BOAT REVIEW

X-Terminator 19ft Pro Series

 

ANGLING INDUSTRY NEWS

Mercury builds the ultimate 150 fourstroke >> Honda BF75 and BF90: Lightweight Powerhouses

 

ADVERTORIAL

Chasing the spawn with Sensation

 

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

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

 

LIFESTYLE

Boating & Birding

 

DESTINATION

Lakenvlei Forest Lodge

 

MONTHLY GIVE AWAY

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