Spam Catcher
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...

Read more ...
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...

Read more ...
Adapt your Seasonal Patterns

As you probably know seasonal patterns are the basic combinations of water depths, locations and feeding...

Read more ...
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...

Read more ...
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...

Read more ...
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...

Read more ...
Bluegill Sunfish

The Bluegill Sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) is a freshwater fish specie sometimes referred to by Americans as “bream”. It is a member of...

Read more ...
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...

Read more ...
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...

Read more ...
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...

Read more ...

2017 08 Aug

ON SALE from 23 July 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 late winter bass.


On the cover:
“Columbia River Smallmouth”
Image: Bertrand Ngim


FEATURES:
How to… Fish the Ned Rig
The Ned rig has taken the country by storm; it’s new and exciting.

Columbia River Smallmouth Adventure (Part 1)
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

Tackle Prices
Many years ago, I remember complaining about the high price of tackle, so maybe we simply just to complain. (Well, I do anyway) – Kevin Lofstedt

Top 5 Most Overlooked Big Bass Presentations
In today’s market there are such a huge variety of lures available. Everyone knows the usual culprits for catching big fish… – Robbie Olivier

MORE FEATURES:
Jigs vs. Pres-spawn Bass – Bennie Wiese
A Day on the Lake with Michael Cronjé – Roger Donaldson
What’s for Dinner? – John Badenhorst

Choosing a Spinnerbait – Roger Donaldson
Tough Fishing – Bennie Wiese
Night Fishing – Hugo Lerm
Dealing with Tough Scenarios – Divan Coetzee

INTERNATIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS
Masvikadei Classic – Clint Skinner
Yeongsan River Tidal Assault (Part 2) – Fishingboy


TOURNAMENT NEWS
SA BASS Cast-for-Cash

PRODUCT NEWS
Garmin’s New Quatix 5 Marine GPS smartwatch

REGULAR FEATURES
Letter from the Editor
Readers-go-Bassing
Gear Up

To learn more about the art of bass fishing, read SA BASS...