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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January 2013 - Issue 141

ON THE COVER:

“Gordon Brown’s kicker”

Image: Hannes Lindeque

 

TIP

HONDA’s tip of the month

 

FEATURES & ARTICLES

The Team Ruff Thumb “Comeback Tour” >> What to use, when to use this Summer? >> A lure is a lure right? - Part 3 >> Jigs - Go to bait >> It’s all about the swimbait secret >> Eyes on the prize >>

Tournament Fishing - Part 1 >> Settings and Setup - Part 3 >> Reliable lures for summer >> Baarshengel vanaf ‘n opblaasboot >> Detail is belangrik

 

SA BASS FINANSIES Spaar opsies

 

INTERNATIONAL

Bassin’ in USA >> Bassin’ in Zimbabwe >> Bassin’ in China

ANGLING INDUSTRY NEWS

Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. acquires Seattle-based Pocket ToolX >> NetBait – No Pork

 

ADVERTORIAL

Angling with a dropped lip? >> Abu Garcia: Decades of Experience

 

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

My Cast >> Subscribe & Win >> Gear Up >> Readers-go-Bassing

 

DESTINATION

Oppiekoppie Bass Farm

 

SABAA NEWS 

WCBAA Divisional fish-offs >> Southern Division Junior Bassmasters

 

Readers Competitions & Monthly Give Aways