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OFC Nov17

ON SALE from 15 October 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 summer bass.


On the cover:
“New FLW SA Record”
“Bryan Leppan and his son, Kyle, with an FLW SA record size bass”


FEATURES:
FLW SA Record Size Bass
With all the competitive fishing I’ve been doing I decided to head away from the crowds and have a quiet, relaxed session with my son Kyle and my good mate Charles… and what an amazing day it turned out to be. - Bryan Leppan


Jigs
One of the most effective and least understood lures around. Yes dear friends, we are talking about jigs! -Dewald Viljoen

Jerkbaits for Early Season Bass
Jerkbaits, wow. What incredible thought and fishing genius went into the design and application of this lure – Roger Donaldson

MORE FEATURES:
Big Bass Burnouts – Bruce Cooke
Everyday Fishing Mistakes – Bennie Wiese
Tournament Strategy (Part 2) – Bennie Wiese
Combating Rough Water (Part 2)


INDUSTRY NEWS
Garmin Earns Top Awards
Garmin South Africa Extends Partnership with FLW South Africa
Braai Binne 7 Minute

DESTINATIONS
Wonderland op ‘n Drafstap
Waterberg Fishing Adventures

TOURNAMENT NEWS
Cast-for-Cash Tournament Report

CONSERVATION
The Hyacinth on Hartbeespoort Dam – Friend or Foe?

REGULAR FEATURES
Readers-go-Bassing

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