Does Size Really Matter?
Everyone is always striving for bigger things, bigger bakkie, bigger boat, bigger selection of tackle, bigger outboard, bigger fish finder, bigger baits and of course, bigger fish resulting in a new PB. Some will stop at nothing to make sure that they have the absolute best when it comes to this sport we call bassin. I’m sure that some individuals will even get to the point of starvation just in order to spend that extra couple of bucks on that something bigger. And in their mind will give them the edge over others. Some individuals not only strive to have bigger toys, but also way bigger bank accounts, and if you know anything about this sport, once you get to a certain point, it does help to have a bigger bank account in order to pay for all the bigger things.
When it comes to the adage that bigger is better, I suppose there is some truth in the sentiment, but as with everything in life, there is always a flip side to every statement. How many anglers that do own that massive boat with all the bells and whistles get their monthly copy of SA Bass, their favourite bassin magazine and look at the photos that readers have sent in and think to themselves... I wish I could get a fish that big? In competitive angling, it is advantageous to have a bigger and faster boat and the bigger side, top to bottom 360