BASS 2000 Impoundment Techniques Move Towards the Next Century Text and photographs by Steve Morgan THE last year has seen a lot of change on the impoundments of south-east Queensland. Changing techniques, changing ideas about how fish behave and a fairly radical shift in tournament protocols; culminating in the much publicised south-east Queensland Bass Anglers … Continue reading BASS 2000
Bass : The Big and Small Water Scene in Northern N.S.W. Stephen Morgan Joe’s hands were still shaking, even as the boil caused by the stroke of the tail subsided and the bubbles disappeared. It was a magnificent sight; the three kilos of bronze and silver mouth and muscle, arrogantly gliding over the rocky ledges … Continue reading The Big and Small Water Scene in Northern N.S.W.
BASSIN’S A BUZZ Ripping spinnerbait through the shallows is often a great way to cash in when the light is low. by Steve Morgan Tim Morgan’s breath condensed in the dawn chill as he explained to me the technique. With a snap of the wrist, the lure traced a low trajectory and skidded to a … Continue reading BASSIN’S A BUZZ
How easy it is to be enveloped in a feeling of well being. Fishermen, more than others, tend to live in their own little world of self-indulgence. We develop selective deafness, only hearing what we want to hear. The night before a fishing trip we get lost in thoughts of preparation and organisation. Is everything … Continue reading North Pine – Damn! …… by Dale Sinclair
EXPLORING new territory’s one of the most enjoyable aspects of angling – especially when you can crack a pattern that yields some quality fish. Recently, Monto’s Cania Dam beckoned with reports of excellent bass fishing and a heap of saratoga to boot. On the way to the ANSA state conference, I took the opportunity to … Continue reading A DAY AT CANIA ……. S.Morgan
AFTER 122 anglers fished Glenbawn Dam for three fishing sessions, a mere ten grams separated Murgon fishing guide Matthew Mott and Muswelbrook underground coal miner, Andrew Robinson. Non-boater Mott, however, reigned supreme, and secured his place in the 2004 Yamaha BASS Pro Grand Final, to be held at Lake Boondooma in October this year. Robinson’s … Continue reading Mott Pips Robinson at Glenbawn BASS Pro
Twenty-one year old sawmill worker, Drew Cullen, easily topped a crowded leader-board to take out the fourth BASS Electric event for the season at Maroon Dam. Following significant late-week rains, anglers met a Maroon on the rise and mostly targeted bass flocking to the flooded shallows to feast. But, amongst 42 anglers weighing limits, Cullen’s … Continue reading Cullen Creels on Rising Maroon – Bass Electric