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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“Neels Botha with a Witbank lunker”
Image: Hannes Lindeque


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FEATURES

“The Figure Eight
The Figure-8 is a strategy familiar to musky anglers as they finish their retrieve. Instead of removing the lure from the water when… - Derrek Stewart

“Considering Colour”
What factors do you consider when selecting a specific colour? Do you rely on old favourites? Have you heard of a particular colour doing the trick… – Divan Coetzee

“Pre-fishing Success at Home”
If your childhood was anything like mine, you may have fallen in love with the outdoors and fishing as a result of being dragged along to some local pond or farm dam by a family member – Rowan Zerf


“Summer Bassin: Feast or Famine”
Of the four seasons summer bassin’ is slightly better than or even as difficult as winter. The reason is this is the case is often the conditions are on the other end of the scale… - Mzi Tyhokolo

“Bass Fishing Basics, Start-up Tackle – Part 2” – Roger Donaldson
“Vat Net ‘n Breek?” – Philip Kemp
“Don’t Leave Home Without It” – Stephen Williams
“Passion for Bassin’ and Joy for Life” – Clint Skinner
“This is Africa – Part 2” – The Bass Addict
“What is Right and What is Wrong?” – Colin Willmer
“Floating the Skinny Waters” – Dewald Viljoen
“Adaption” – Gareth Dryden
“Richard’s Spinnerbait Tips” – Bennie Wiese
“Sportbeserings” – Louis Bezuidenhout
“A New Beginning” – Bennie Wiese
“Watching the Birds” – Bennie Wiese

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>> New Gear for Bass Heads – Colin Moore

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BIRDING
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