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2017 09 Sep

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

In this issue we focus on catching summer bass.


On the cover:
“FLW South Africa Champion – Michael Matthee”
Image: Valerie Jacobs


FEATURES:
1:1 On Gear Ratios
I recently had a few older reels coming across my bench proudly labelled “High Speed5.1:1 Gear Ratio”- Dewald Viljoen


Guardians of the Bass Universe
What is there left to say about spawning season that has not been said before? Not very much I guess… - Kevin Lofstedt

FLW South Africa Championship
The very first official FLW South Africa Championship took place at the Vaal River, Vanderbijlpark where one hundred of the best local bass anglers competed to see who the very first FLW South Africa Champions would be. – Hannes Lindeque

Bassin’- A Spectator Sport
With the upgrades in technology over the past two decades in Southern Africa, we have seen leaps and bounds in progress towards greater media social interaction – John Badenhorst

Columbia River Smallmouth Adventure (Part2)
In spring 2017, I visited renowned U.S. smallmouth bass fishing expert David Swendseid in Central Oregon and we headed to the Columbia River. – Fishingboy and David Swendseid


MORE FEATURES:
Heerlike Lente, Die Winter Is Verby – Philip Kemp

Waar Byt Die Vis? – Colin Willmer
Dealing with Tough Scenarios – Divan Coetzee
Lockjaw Bassing in Small Dams – Louis Bezuidenhout

Out of Sight – Bennie Wiese

DESTINATIONS
Letsibogo Update 2017
A Day on the Lake with Michael Cronjé – Roger Donaldson

Bass Lake Lodge

MOTORING NEWS
VW Amarok V6 TDi

ADVERTORIALS
Damiki Soft Plastic Lures

REGULAR FEATURES
Letter to the Editor

Letter from the Editor
Readers-go-Bassing
Gear Up

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