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All The Big Fishing Competitions In March

From Cape to Rio, bottom fish to big game, the stepping stone to your provincial colours AND awesome Junior comps – these are all the big fishing competitions in March 2022

From game fishing in Durban to bottom fishing in Struisbaai, the Tri-Facet in Sodwana and two big Junior comps  – these are all the big fishing competitions of March 2022. PLUS: All the competition dates, contacts details, info, and more.



2–6 MARCH 2022

Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime and head on down to Cape Vidal where the Amatikulu Ski Boat Club prepares for their famous annual Cape to Rio competition that will take place this year from the 2nd to the 6th of March.

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Jacaranda Drive, Amatikulu| 031 205 6310 | | Website



3—6 MARCH 2022

Further down the coast in Pennington, Durban where the waters are plentiful in Shad and Kob, it’s time for the Pennington Gamefish Interprovincial! As always, the tournament is hosted by the Natal Deep Sea Angling Association (NDSAA) at Pennington Ski-Boat Club and the name of the game is billfish and gamefish.

15 Gordge Road, Umbilo, Durban |031 205 6310 | | Website



17—20 MARCH 2022

NOTE: This year’s tournament has been cancelled

Down South in Struisbaai, SA’s most South-Westernly club, the Gordons Bay Boat Angling Club (GBBAC) will be hosting a Junior Bottomfish Interprovincial competition in March, reportedly in Struisbaai near Suidpunt Deep Sea Angling Club.

Gordon’s Bay Boat Angling Club | Harbour Island | Phone 0795169155 or email:



21—25 MARCH 2022

NOTE: This year’s tournament has been cancelled

Seen as an ideal stepping stone for provincial, SADSAA and Protea Colours, the Tri-facet Interprovincial will be taking place this year in Sodwana Bay, hosted by the Gauteng Deep Sea Angling Association (GDSAA).

Gauteng Deep Sea Angling Association | | Facebook | Sodwana Bay   



27 MARCH 2022

And finally, in the idyllic St. Francis harbour, the Port St. Francis Ski Boat Club is preparing to welcome the country’s top bottomfish juniors. So far, the teams representing the Eatern Province have been announced, more information to follow on this year’s Junior Bottom Fish Nationals.

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Triton Ave, St Francis Bay | 084 383 7098 or 087 138 0609 | | Facebook


Note: These are all the fishing competitions currently on our radar. If you know of competitions or want your fishing competition on this list, email us at




March 2020


4–7 MARCH 2020

33 Anglers in 11 teams for 9 provinces. 5 Marlin species and 3 days of top-level game fishing. The Richards Bay Billfish Interprovincial is a 37kg line-class interprovincial organised by Zululand Deep Sea Angling and hosted at Richards Bay Ski-Boat Club.

Conditions look good weather-wise for an exciting comp. See all the participating anglers, teams, qualifying species, tournament rules and the final winners at this year’s Richards Bay Billfish Interprovincial.

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8–13 MARCH 2020

The clubs of Southern Gauteng Deep Sea Angling Association go to Guinjata for the annual Rosebowl – their interclub deep sea fishing tournament. It’s a game- and billfish competition, with most guys going after marlin and sailfish. But a good catch of tuna has been known to tip the favour of a club very quickly, so be on your toes. Discover the annual SGDSAA Rosebowl.

SGDSAA Rosebowl, Southern Gauteng Interclub Challenge in Shelley Beach, by nauti-tech suzukiSGDSAA: | Hosted by Guinjata (venue TBC) | 083 271 4192 SGDSAA: 



14–15 MARCH 2020

With the club having moved into their awesome new location in Durban, the teams gathered for an interclub that ultimately won by the visiting team from Mapelane Ski Boat Club, with Warnadoone in second place, followed by Richards Bay. The Durban club teams placed 4th, 5th and 10th. And this was all just ahead of the Club announcing they’re potentially cancelling the famous annual Durban Ski-Boat Festival due for April. (We’ll keep you posted.)

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All the big tournaments for 2022? See all the fishing competitions in April (there are a few postponed here too), upcoming fishing tournaments in May. And check out the collection of this year’s fishing competitions.

Plus: Watch this provincial angler show how to tie the perfect bimini twist and see how to create the ideal nail knot for game fish lures. Also see how to make a proper wind-on leader and rigging skip bait for marlin. And see all the ski-boat clubs in Natal, and some of the country’s idyllic – the ski-boat clubs of the Southern Cape.

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