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06 MAS­TER CLASS

“Sen­sa­tional Sum­mer Strate­gies - Part 1” I’m so ex­cited that we’re slap bang in the mid­dle of sum­mer and I’m hop­ing you’ve planned at least one trip to a fish­ing spot this month that has res­i­dent bass. – Roger Don­ald­son

08 CLASS­ROOM

“String The­ory ...” We have all stood in front of a shelf in re­tail store look­ing at all the dif­fer­ent op­tions; yel­low, green and even in­vis­i­ble ones – Colin Willmer

12 STRATE­GIES

“Im­pro­vise, Adapt and Over­come” How do we win tour­na­ments and how should we han­dle the ones we don’t? In bass an­gling win­ning is not op­tional; you launch your boat to win, but it is not a cage fight – Adrian Robert Luff

16 CLASS­ROOM

“How to Retrieve Lures” Ev­ery an­gler has a favourite jerk- or crankbait that they will retrieve, what­ever it takes. Es­pe­cially if they know there are still bass on the spot they were fish­ing – Ben­nie Wiese

24 READ­ERS GO BASSING

“Take a Kid Fish­ing” Most guys are quite vo­cal about their love for fish­ing and they share many hours of the joy­ous time they have had on their last trip.

28 CLASS­ROOM

“Rattles vs. Silent” Ev­ery time we go out and fish we learn some­thing new. Did you ever think of the fol­low­ing? Do the bait fish, or any other bass prey emit sound when they move through the wa­ter? – Ben­nie Wiese

30 KLASKAMER

“Baars Lees Nie Boeke Nie” Na ‘n on­langse be­soek deur ‘n paar on­wed­eregte­like “na­grid­ders” in my huis, is ek my ou skootreke­naar kwyt en natu­ur­lik ook meer as vyftig ar­tikels wat ek die afge­lope sewe jaar vir die tyd­skrif geskryf het – Philip Kem­prik

32 KAYAK­ING

“The Rev­o­lu­tion Is Com­ing!” As I sit here writing this ar­ti­cle I have to ad­mit I am con­fused! In re­cent months South African salt wa­ter kayak­ers have twice bro­ken the mag­i­cal 40kg mark for couta and only yes­ter­day a kayaker landed two mon­ster GT’s. – De­wald Viljoen

34 FLW SOUTH AFRICA

“Matchups - Com­par­ing and con­trast­ing top FLW an­glers”

40 IN­TER­NA­TIONAL

“O So Close! - Black Bass World Cham­pi­onships Por­tu­gal 2016” The Protea Team se­lected to rep­re­sent South Africa at the Black Bass World Cham­pi­onships in Por­tu­gal had high as­pi­ra­tions and was will­ing to put in what­ever ef­fort was re­quired in terms of time and money. – Rudi Dreyer

48 BA­SICS

“When the Go­ing Gets Tough” Our coun­try is stricken by one of the worst droughts ever and the ques­tion is: “When will it rain again?” – Hen­drik

50 D.I.Y.

“Home­made Top Wa­ter Rat” Many an­glers wonder if it is worth­while to cre­ate their own lures. What do you think? – Luke Eber­hardt

52 BEGIN­NERS

““Bundu” Baarshen­ge­laar!” Me estes w art baar henge la ars be­gin as ‘n “bundu”-hen­ge­laar; met an­der wo­orde hulle hen­gel vanaf die oewer in die hoop om daardie groen vissies te vang! – Louis Bezuiden­hout “Geumho Lake Shore­line Bassin’ 2)” (Part The im­men­sity of Geumho Lake makes it an ex­tremely di­verse lake for shore an­glers. Its sheer size com­pli­cates matters be­cause most of the pro­duc­tive spots are kilo­me­tres apart. – Fish­ing­boy

54 IN­TER­NA­TIONAL

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