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October 2014 - Issue 162

 

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ON THE COVER

“Loskop Lunker”

Image: Mike Milligan

 

DESTINATION

Komati River Lodge

 

READERS COMPETITIONS

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FEATURES

THE GRANT HEWITT CHRONICLES “The life cycle of a bass angler”

I am rather sure that you are mostly aware of the accepted and associated life cycle of a bass, as well as the life cycle of a bass lake, dam or river. But what about the life cycle of a bass angler? – Grant Hewitt

 

SA BASS CLASSROOM –“More than meets the eye”

I think back fondly to my childhood memories when walking the banks and fishing with my dad – Lourens Joubert

 

SA BASS CLASSROOM– “Bass fishing patterns”

We always hear about finding the pattern, but do we really understand bass fishing patterns? – Hendrik

 

SA BASS UNIVERSITY –“Post spawn tactics”

We have enjoyed the assume spawn fishing for as long as it lasted this spring, and also the year before – Bennie Wiese

 

SA BASS STRATEGY –“Mojo rig fishing”

One of the most efficient ways of finesse fishing is arguably the Mojo rig. The Mojo rig can be used to fish all types of structure – Richard Dunn

 

SA BASS UNIVERSITY – “Spring bass fishing”

There is not a bass angler in the world that’s not looking forward to fishing during spring. – Bennie Wiese

 

SA BASS CLASSROOM“Spinnerbaiting”

There are a number of contributing factors why spinnerbaits seem to catch big fish – Shandon Hawman

 

SA BASS  DAY TRIP “A pleasant surprise”

The fishing has been tough for me throughout winter – Jean-Michel Gravenor

 

SA BASS CLASSROOM – “Over the top”

Top water bassing is without any doubt the most exciting facet of bass fishing, and after a few massive blow ups and no hook ups, it is also the most aggravating facet! – Dewald Viljoen

 

SA BASS STRATEGIES“Digging deep”

My first bass Nationals last year did not go my way and I had to do much better this year on Inanda Dam if I wanted to make the Presidents team – Rudi Dreyer

 

SA BASS TOURNAMENT NEWS “A cold day in the Loskop valley”

On 23 August 2014, one of my coldest days ever on Loskop dam, Sterling Plastics in association with Mpumalanga Artificial Lure Angling Association hosted the Big Bass Bonanza– Fanie Fourie

 

SA BAARS KLASKAMER“Wentegnieke vir die lente”

Ek is soms huiwerig om artikels oor lente te skryf– Philip Kemp

 

SA BASS FINANSIES – “Kleiner boedels”

Baie van ons ouers of oupas/oumas word baie oud en hulle het oor jare heen afgeskaal en/of van hulle

bates “ontslae” geraak. Hoe nou gemaak? – Gerrit du Toit

 

SA BASS INTERNATIONAL – “Pre-spawn lure choices”

Late winter and early spring signify that change will soon be making its way to the lake – Mark Bilbery

 

SA BASS INTERNATIONAL – “Bassin’ in Namibia”

Winter is gone and every bass angler I know is now hoping that the water warmed up quickly enough for the bass to spawn. – Richard Grant

 

SABAA NEWS

Northern Division Juniors >> Southern Division Juniors

 

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