EBASS WITBANK DAM – 14 OCT 2017 REPORT
The last and final qualifying event for the 2017 EBASS season took place on Witbank Dam on the 14 October 2017.
The event was postponed by one week, in order to accommodate EBASS participants the opportunity to skipper and help at the Black Bass World Championships which was ...
EBASS LOSKOP DAM – 02 SEP 2017
Loskop dam during spawn, must rate as one of the best bass fishing venues in South Africa.
Everything is very close to being prefect, great resort facilities, impressive dam located in a beautiful nature reserve and big spawning bass – just about every ingredient you need for hosting ...
Recent sewerage spills into Bronkhorstspriut Dam forced the Ebass committee to swop and move the Roodekoppies Dam event (originally scheduled for October) forward to the 05 August.
This proved to be a good move – the relatively mild winter experienced by the northern provinces this year, pushed many dams into an ...
Historically Witbank Dam has been a popular EBASS winter venue since its inception and 2017 was no exception.
Mpumalanga dams are notorious for their early morning fog during the winter months and for this year’s event, we were reminded of this phenomenon in no uncertain terms. The event could only get going at about ...
The June EBASS event was originally scheduled to take place at Renosterkop Dam, but extremely low water levels putting boat safety at risk, made a change of venue to Rust De Winter a sensible decision.
A couple of years ago the EBASS committee decided (as a result of over-fishing) to rest Rust De Winter dam a year or ...
The prestigious EBASS series started out on a high note at Bronkhorstspruit Dam on 04 Feb 2017.
An encouraging 8 new teams joined the series for 2017 – making EBASS one of the few Bass Fishing Money Series in the country, showing a positive growth in entries for 2017.
The total prize money up for grabs for the day ...
The final qualifying competition for the 2016 Ebass series was held at Roodekoppies. The dam turned out to be a good choice for an early October bass fishing venue. Fishing was good with a winning bag of 8,64 kg being presented by Team Mercury Quantum.
Although the majority of females caught had already spawned, the ...
EBASS BRONKHORSTSPRUIT - 03 SEP 2016
The call to move the scheduled EBASS Harties event to Bronkhorstspruit proved to be a wise decision.
Although the water level of the dam was quite low (only about 65%), fishing was good for a change and just about all the teams
managed to present descent bags, at the ...
Report by Ben Alborough.
Mokolo dam is one of the few pristine dams we get to fish on the trail, and we knew it was going to be a bit more difficult than normal to get good size bags with the water levels being as low as they were. Having a camera handy to capture structure not previously visible at normal water levels ...
Report by Ben Alborough. Visuals Dirk Briel
With very low water levels, an incredibly hot summer, and a drastic change from the “normal” grassy salad bowl, Rust De Winter was going to be a tough venue to fish.
The well organized start saw teams racing to their favourite spots, and with Rust de Winter being a ...