Spam Catcher

 February 2013 - Issue 142

 
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ON THE COVER:

“Multiple Casts”

Image: Andrew Court

 

TIPS

HONDA’s tip of the month

 

DESTINATION

Thatcher’s Rest Self Catering Cottage & Country Guest House

 

REGULARS & FORUMS

The Grant Hewitt Chronicles

Unfortunately, mishaps, equipment failure and plain old bad luck frequent our fishing experiences more often than we would like. - Grant Hewitt

 

SA BASS TACTICS – “Clanwilliam – a dam for all seasons”

Clanwilliam Dam is a very special place, undoubtedly the pride and joy of all Western Cape Bass Anglers - Rowan Timmer

 

SA BASS TACTICS – Finding Cover that holds bass”

Everywhere we looked there were trees and bass love trees, so our strategy was simple, fish every tree and catch big bass. – Rudi Dreyer

 

LURE DESIGN 101 - “A lure is a lure, even when it’s a jig!” - Part 4

This month we discuss one off the most effective and least understood lures around when he talks about jigs! - Dewald Viljoen 

 

SA BASS TACTICS“Finesse fishing”

If there is truly a misunderstood bass tactic then finesse fishing is it. It is one of the older bass fishing techniques and is still one of the better techniques around. - Jamie Rout

 

SA BASS STRATEGY - “Fishing lay-downs”

Lay-down trees are fantastic fish magnets. One of my favourite structures to fish bass must certainly be shallow heavy cover and fallen trees. – Factor-X

 

SA BASS ACADEMY “Tournament Fishing - Part 2”

Gordon Brown shares his experience as a veteran tournament angler with those who would like to become tournament bass anglers themselves.

 

SA BASS ELECTRONICS - “Settings and Setup”- Part 3

Muhammed Patel continues with his series of articles on fish finder.

 

SA BASS ACADEMY – “Topwater action”

A topwater bite is “heart stopping”. The sudden explosion of a bass busting a topwater lure is an adrenaline rush you will see and hear – Bennie Wiese

 

SA BASS FINANSIES – “Uitstel kos geld”

Gaan u ten spyte van ‘n liggaam wat roep om kalmte en rustigheid moontlik eendag geforseer word om aan en aan te hou bly werk, óf gaan u omdat u kan en wil, uself besig hou met iets wat vir u meer aangenaam en ontspannend is? - Gerrit du Toit

 

SA BASS TACTICS – “Wading for shallow bass” 

During the cold winter, it is difficult to venture down to your favourite bass haunt – Paul Cochrane

 

SA BASS TACTICS

How many anglers look at the jig and the exposed hook design sends snag chills up their spine? – Chris Greenland

 

SA BASS HENGEL – “Viskoors”

Ons het reeds die vorige aand alles deurgegaan, of so dink ons, en nou wag daar ‘n heerlike dag van baarshengel op ons. - Philip Kemp

 

INTERNATIONAL

Bassin’ in USA

ANGLING INDUSTRY NEWS

Honda BF115 >> More Linder Aluminium Boats on their way to SA >> Trima Online

 

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

My Cast >> Subscribe & Win >> Gear up >> Cast-for-Cash Tournament info >> Boating & birding >>  Readers-go-Bassing

 

SABAA NEWS 

South Africa vs. Zimbabwe Junior International 2012