New: All The Big Fishing Competitions In February
From big billfish invitationals in Richard’s Bay, Zululand and Mapelane, to the 2019 bottom fish All Coastals in PE and FIPS-M World Angling Games in Sodwana, these are the big boat fishing and deep-sea fishing competitions in February
Billfish and big game in Zululand, Richard’s Bay and Mapelane. The big FIPS-M world angling challenge comes to South Africa. And the 2019 bottom fish All Coastals. Here are all the dates, links, entry and contact info for boat and deep sea fishing competitions in February 2019.
NEWS: SA HOSTS THE WORLD ANGLING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
Throughout February, South Africa hosts the world’s best anglers in all categories. From big game to fly fishing, bass and carp, shore angling and light-tackle and more. All in all, it’s 15 different world championships happening in various locations around the country. Get all the dates, info, species and locations in our post on the fourth-ever Sport Fishing World Games SA 2019.
RICHARDS BAY BILLFISH CLASSIC
6–9 February 2019
A prestigious big game fishing tournament hosted by Richards Bay Ski-Boat Club for individuals, clubs and teams – including interprovincial and international teams. Expect big cash prizes and note that the competition is usually limited to only around 50 or 60 boats. This is also full-on catch-and-release competition. See you at the Richards Bay Billfish Classic 2019.
Richards Bay Ski-Boat Club | 1 Beach Road, Meer En See, KZNl | 035 753 2516 | firstname.lastname@example.org
FIPS-M WORLD ANGLING GAMES – BIG GAME FISH (TROLLING)
9–17 February 2019
South Africa plays host to international fishing body Fédération Internationale de la Pêche Sportive–Mer (FIPS-M)’s 2019 World Angling Games Big Game Fishing tournament in Sodwana Bay. It’s a special one: National teams from all around the world will assemble in Sandton, JHB, on 9 February 2019 for the flag and march opening ceremony, and then fly to King Shaka airport in Durban on 10 February. They’ll be shuttled to Sodwana – just imagine, all the world’s top fisherman “roughing it” with no hotel – for four days of top-flight international fishing. Species are marlin, sailfish and game fish, especially tuna. Check out the 2019 FIPS-M World Angling Games.
Hosted in Sodwana | SADSAA | 083 284 5969 | email@example.com
MAPELANE BILLFISH INVITATIONAL
11–15 February 2019
A billfish competition in the beautiful Mapelane region of KwaZulu-Natal. Open to teams and individuals. This competition is strictly by invitation only. And also strictly release on all billfish species. Check out the Mapelane Billfish Invitational 2019.
Mapelane Ski Boat Club | Mapelane Region KZN | 082 787 6005
LADIES DAY – DURBAN
17 February 2019
All ladies welcome. A fishing competition just for the fairer sex. Check out Durban’s Ladies Day competition.
Durban Ski Boat Club | 1 Mahatma Gandi Rd, Durban | 031 337 9506 | firstname.lastname@example.org
ALL COASTALS – BOTTOM FISH INTERPROVINCIAL
20–23 February 2019
The next edition of the inter-provincial All Coastals is taking place at Port Elizabeth Deep Sea Angling Club PEDSAC. All of SA’s coastal provinces will gather for three days of intense fishing in some of the richest spots for good bottom fishing. See you at the 2019 Bottom Fish All Coastals.
ZULULAND BILLFISH INTERPROVINCIAL
20–23 February 2019
The other big interprovincial comp happening in February. This one’s all about the big billfish. Richards Bay Ski Boat Club plays host to the 2019 Zululand BillFish Interprovincial.
Zululand Deep Sea Angling: 035 753 5804 | Hosted: Richards Bay Ski-Boat Club | 1 Beach Road, Meer En See, KZN | 035 753 2516 | email@example.com
In March, discover the first-ever Indian Ocean Marlin Cup.
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