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Adapt your Seasonal Patterns

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Bassing in Winter

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Beat the Heat

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Blue Kurper

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Contouring for Bass Pt.1

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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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June 2015 – Issue 170

 

ON SALE from 24 May 2015

Available at tackle shops, Spar, Pick ‘n Pay, C.N.A., Exclusive Books and Builders Warehouse

 

Pages: 1, 6, 7, 12, 13, 42

 

ON THE COVER

“New WC record size bass – 5.042kg”

Image: Billy Miller

 

It is early winter and our well experienced bass anglers who are willing to share their accumulated wisdom with fellow bass anglers, look at tactics and techniques on tackling winter bassin’.

 

FEATURES

“A new Western Cape record size bass that was caught in Theewaterskloof dam”

“How to... Drop-shot (Part-1)”

“How to... Beat the winter chill and still catch big fish”

“How to... Fish the shallows during winter”

“What are we doing with our unwanted soft plastic lures?”

“The return of big baits”

“Fish Kill – what is the reason why this happen?”

“Winter bass fishing – lures, tips and tactics”

“What is the difference between structure vs. cover?”

“The myth of the magical lure”

“D.I.Y. – Home made lures using your unwanted soft plastic lures”

“Winter bass fishing tips – Part-3”

“Boating and bird watching – Common Moorhen”

 

DESTINATION – “3 New keys for Letsibogo Dam”

 

We also have our regular departments: tournament and industry news, fishing abroad, new products available and pictures from our readers. Last but not least we have our regular reader’s competitions and monthly give-aways.