All The Big Winter Fishing Competitions in July
From the 21 Species in Richards Bay to the Free State Gamefish challenge and interclubs all the way to Mapelane, here are the big fishing tournaments happening in July
Free State anglers head down to Richards Bay for a Gamefish Championship. There are interclubs in KZN, including a juniors tournament in Mapelane. And it’s time for the 21 Species in Richards Bay and Meer en See. Here’s what’s happening in fishing tournaments this July.
FREE STATE GAMEFISH CHAMPIONSHIPS
1–6 July 2019
Massive deep-sea fans and massively capable, the Free State Deep Sea Angling Association’s anglers come down to the Richards Bay for the 2019 Free State Gamefish Championships.
FSDSAA: 082 578 7831 | Richards Bay Ski-Boat Club | 1 Beach Road, Meer En See, KZN | 035 753 2516 | firstname.lastname@example.org
21 SPECIES RICHARDS BAY
5–7 July 2019
Two days, 21 prizes, live entertainment and food stalls and a special kids fishing comp. The 21 Species is happening again at Meerensee Boat Club. But hurry, there’s only space for a maximum of 150 boats. For a full list of the species and limits, entry fees and how to enter, check out the 21 Species in Richards Bay.
MAPELANE JUNIOR INTERCLUB
5–7 July 2019
An awesome opportunity for juniors from all over. It’s a comp strictly for the juniors and in very rich fishing waters. You can usually fish anything from small yellowfin to couta and bonito right off the 50m reef near launch. Check out the Mapelane Junior Interclub.
Mapelane, St Lucia | 082 787 6005
RICHARDS BAY INTERCLUB
8 July 2019
We go back again to Richards Bay, this time for a meeting of KZN/Zululand clubs at the Richards Bay Interclub.
Richards Bay Ski-Boat Club | 1 Beach Road, Meer En See, KZN | 035 753 2516 | email@example.com
60TH HAWAIIAN INTERNATIONAL BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
27 July–4 August 2019
A team of three of SA’s best game fish anglers will represent SADSAA at the 60th annual Hawaiian Internationational Billfish Tournament. This comp is known to produce some massive marlin, with ranges upwards of 500kg or 600kg. Follow updates from the SADSAA Facebook page. (Below pic from last year’s tournament.)
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