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    TECHNICAL FISHING: Become A Map Master

    Understanding topography is one of the major keys in determining where to find bass, or any other species for that matter, on a given body…
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    NSRI: Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Special Tribute to Heroes: Moms!

    Moms nurture, protect, and inspire us every day. This Mother's Day, show your appreciation by shopping with us and supporting the National Sea Rescue Institute…
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    TECHNICAL FISHING: Weather Watchers

    Bring on the cold fronts of Autumn (indeed, any time of the year!) - with these three weather apps you’ll be able to ditch the…
    April 19, 2024

    BASS TUTORIAL: Jerkbaits – What Bass See Underwater

    Arguably one of the best fish catchers around, jerkbaits have become famous for their deadly side-to-side, strike-eliciting action. Today almost every large tackle company carries…
    April 18, 2024

    BOATING SAFETY: Lessons From A Big Water Fishing Guide

    Our large dams such as the Vaal, Sterkfontein, Bloemhof, Van der Kloof and others are admittedly much smaller than their North American counterparts, but nevertheless…
    April 17, 2024

    BAARSKLASKAMER: Drieangelhoeke op kunsaas: Ruil of Probeer Skerpmaak?

    As jy noukeurig die aksies volg van professionele baarshengelaars in Amerika, en ook van kompeterende baarshengelaars plaaslik, sal mens sien dat van hulle die drieangelhoeke…
    April 16, 2024

    LOSKOP AIM 2024: Hengelkompetisie ter wille van oorlewing

    Die Loskop AIM (alien invasive management) kompetisie is ‘n jaarlikse hengelkompetisie wat by Loskopdam aangebied word met die doel om die getal swartbaarse in die…
    April 15, 2024

    CAMP MASTER: Sitting in style!

    These sturdy, comfortable chairs from Camp Master will make any day trip, weekend away or extended vacation just so much more relaxing. #tightlines #stywelyne #foranglers…
    April 8, 2024

    AMERICAN IN AFRICA: Bushbuck Dam – New Trophy Lake

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      January 27, 2021

      Baarsekskursies met Martin – Bronkies

      Dit is erens tydens die kuitskietfase. Die windrigting is verkeerd en die maan ook nie heeltemaal reg nie, maar ek…
      January 26, 2021

      Vaal River Primer – Tactics for all seasons.

      How can you catch bass on the Vaal River?
      January 1, 2021

      Phantom Bass of Darwendale

      A colourful sunrise builds on the eastern horizon and a refreshing, cradle rocking breeze whispers from the north. Song birds…
      July 4, 2020

      Winter hardbait – one-two punch

      Late than usual rains across the country have kept bass shallower for longer, but they’re also tougher to catch.  …
      March 17, 2020

      Bucket List For Later – Japan’s Monster Bass Factory

      It’s difficult to accept that the country that holds the most coveted freshwater record, and possibly the fishery with the…
      December 25, 2019

      Fishing on a High Note: A day on the water with Kurt Darren.

      On Bronkhorstspruit Dam, Kurt Darren, the towering icon of Afrikaans music, ambles onto the front casting deck and pitches a…



        August 12, 2021

        Swimbait or Die!

        It’s halfway through January, I haven’t picked up a rod since last year and I might have accidentally joined a…
        February 9, 2021

        Spots, The Difference – How To Identify a Spotted Bass

        I remember clearly my father’s excitement. The Spotted Bass bite in Lake Cumberland, Kentucky was feverish, and he told me…
        January 5, 2021

        Fish Cakes and Venison Steaks

        A few weeks ago, a friend from Harare sent me a video clip of a bank fisherman hauling away a…
        March 25, 2020

        What Makes Us Anglers Tick?

        Never be lost for an answer when a non-angler asks you “why?” As our highveld summer starts waning it is…

        How To

        Knots & Rigs

          January 21, 2021

          5 Top Walkers | Soft Plastic Jerkbaits

          If you twitch a lightly weighted soft plastic jerkbait fast enough it transforms into one of the most realistic power…
          January 20, 2021

          5 Top Walkers | The Hybrid Walker

          With the dancing action of a frog and the profile of a classic walk-the-dog bait, the hybrid Stutter Step is…
          January 18, 2021

          The Finesse Donkey Rig

          There aren’t many rigs considered taboo amongst bass anglers, but in the competitive world the Donkey Rig or Double Fluke…
          January 15, 2021

          5 Top Walkers | Poppers

          Booyah Boss Pop, Castaic Boyd Duckett BDP Poppers, Damiki D Pop 70, Heddon Chug'n Spook, LIVETARGET Glass Minnow Baitball Popper,…
          January 14, 2021

          Essential Skills | Don’t win – practice!

          Hooking bass come game day is what tournament bass fishing is all about, but leading up to an event you…
          January 13, 2021

          5 Top Walkers | Walk the dog

          Selecting a walker for the conditions depends on the time of day - larger baits such as the 5” Super…

          Seasonal Strategies

            February 20, 2021

            Februarie Strategieë – Witbankdam

            Om in Desember al te voorspel wat om in die komende Februarie te doen, is natuurlik ‘n uitdaging, maar mens…
            February 18, 2021

            An Experts Guide To Frog Selection

            Hollow-Body frogs will flat out catch bass across most parts of the country, whether they’re feeding on baitfish, frogs or…
            December 21, 2020

            Underwater Insights 2

            We've given viewers all the underwater footage from these first two days, a Directors or "Carp-Nut's Cut" release
            October 16, 2020

            Low Water Flats Strategies

            Flats are the relatively nondescript areas of dams that most anglers don’t even glance at. They are the areas that…
            August 23, 2020


            Die afgelope week het ons die wenners van die For Anglers se “Boost it like Barend” Kompetisie op die oewer…
            July 15, 2020

            Deep Diving Jerkbaits

            Winter brings with it some challenges such as colder water temps and unpredictable fronts, which makes catching bass difficult below…


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