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 12 Des

ON SALE from 15 November 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:
“A 4.5kg bass caught from a kick boat”

Image: Phil Bouwer

FEATURES:
FLW South Africa Makes History
The annual Costa FLW Series Championship consists of top anglers from five U.S. and one International Division to advance to the Forrest Wood Cup based on their performances at the championship – Hannes Lindeque, Jody White, Curtis Niedermier and Matt Pace


Frog Fishing For Summer Bass
Most of my fishing friends know that I adore frog fishing. From hollow bodies floating frogs to soft bodied buzz frogs I love them all! Pop them, walk them, slide them or buzz them, frogs are great search tools and in my mind the ultimate big fish attractor! – Dewald Viljoen


D.I.Y. - Bass Boat Trailers
Having recently acquired a new outboard, it became apparent that whilst my trailer was great (made it myself), the brakes were really crappy. I knew this because it didn’t have brakes! – Kevin Lofstedt


MORE FEATURES:
Choosing the Correct Line

Do You Have Shaky In Your Tackle Box?
Hot Summer Top Water
Spinnerbaiting – Back to Basics
The Team USA Experience, Meeting the Legends
Early Season Mid-Depth Deal (Part 1)

Book Review - South African Fishing Flies
Agter Elke Man, is daar ‘n vrou wat ook wil hengel”
Do You Speak Bass?

INDUSTRY NEWS
Lowrance SA Wins Navico Award!

Suzuki Wins Innovation Award at 2017 IBEX Show

REGULAR FEATURES
Cast-for-Cash Tournament Report
Readers-go-Bassing


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