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2017 05 Mei

ON SALE from 28 April 2017

SABASS Magazine is available at tackle shops, Spar, Pick ‘n Pay, C.N.A., Exclusive Books and Builders Warehouse

SA BASS has been the leading bass magazine since 2001 for everyone who loves bass fishing.

In this issue we focus on catching autumn bass.

On the cover:
“Wessel du Toit – Injaka Dam, March 2017”
Image: Hannes Lindeque

Isolating Patterns:
In the previous two articles we discussed how to identify potential fish holding areas at home by using Google Earth, then going out on the water to further explore these areas with your electronics, and to ascertain whether they are holding fish or not. – Divan Coetzee

How to… Create a Google Earth History Chart for your Lowrance HDS units:
This topic has been a lot debated and there are a few ways to do this. – Rowan Timmer

FLW Article - Rigging for Speed:
Equipment tips and adjustments for maximizing top-end speed. – Joe Balog

FLW Article - Breaking Down Spinnerbaits:
Terrey Bolton identifies the key components of spinnerbait design and selection. – Matt Williams

Autumn Bass Strategies by Mzi Tyhokolo
Compact Angling by Dewald Viljoen

Set Out On a Quest… To Go Where No Man Has Gone Before by Colin Willmer
Fishing a Senko by Gareth Dryden
A Day on the Lake – De Hoop Dam by Roger Donaldson

How to… Choose the Right Boat Partner by Barry Blunt
Fishing with Confidence by Bennie Wiese
Al die Eer aan ‘n Bootprop deur Philip Kemp
The Death of a Bass Clubs in R.S.A. by Kevin Lofstedt

SA BASS Cast-for-Cash tournament report

NRF Family Cold & Flu Hampers
The New 2017 Nissan Navara

Lure Designer – Mashiro Adachi by David Swendseid
Select the Correct Jig Trailer by Bennie Wiese

Tolderia Resort

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