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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.


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.

Sport fishing world games 2019 South Africa world championships by Nauti-Tech Suzuki



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 BillFish Classic Fishing Competition by Nauti-Tech Suzuki

Richards Bay Ski-Boat Club | 1 Beach Road, Meer En See, KZNl | 035 753 2516 |



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.

FIPS Big Game World Angling Games 2019 in Sodwana by Nauti-Tech Suzuki

Hosted in Sodwana | SADSAA | 083 284 5969 |  



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 BillFish Invitational Fishing Competion at Mapelane Ski Boat Club by Nauti-Tech Suzuki

Mapelane Ski Boat Club | Mapelane Region KZN | 082 787 6005



17 February 2019

All ladies welcome. A fishing competition just for the fairer sex. Check out Durban’s Ladies Day competition.

Ladies Day Fishing Competition at Durban Ski Boat Club by Nauti-Tech Suzuki

Durban Ski Boat Club | 1 Mahatma Gandi Rd, Durban | 031 337 9506 |



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.

Boat in PE at PEDSAC ski boat club in Port Elizabeth by Nauti-Tech SuzukiPEDSAC | Humewood Extention, Port Elizabeth | 041-582 2701 |



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 Billfish Invitational fishing comeptition at Richards Bay Ski Boat Club by Nauti-Tech Suzuki

Zululand Deep Sea Angling: 035 753 5804 | Hosted: Richards Bay Ski-Boat Club | 1 Beach Road, Meer En See, KZN | 035 753 2516 |

For a nice family fishing tournament, discover the 21 Species in Richards Bay.

Also discover this year’s Junior Bottom Fish Nationals.

All the big tournaments for 2019? See all the fishing competitions in March and fishing competitions in April. Or check out the collection of this year’s fishing competitions.

In March, discover the first-ever Indian Ocean Marlin Cup.

Enter the First-Ever Indian Ocean Marlin Cup, coverage by Nauti-Tech Suzuki


Suzuki improved the fuel consumption and power on the existing DF150AP with the all-new and slightly cheaper Suzuki DF150A. Scheduled to arrive in South Africa in December 2019. Check out the three versions of the new Suzuki DF150A.

The Suzuki DF15A is one of the smallest outboards to come with the Lean Burn Control System. And normally, you have to steer it manually, with a tiller. But there is still stock of unique version in South Africa, a 15ps engine that comes with a remote steering option. Check out the Suzuki DF15ATL.


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