UPDATE: Meet The Teams Fishing This Year’s Junior Bottomfish Nationals
10 Teams, 7 provinces, and 30 anglers over 3 days, our team brings you all the tournament info and what to expect at the 2022 Junior Bottomfish Nationals.
This week Sunday signals the start of a three-day top-level fishing competition. Set in the idyllic harbour of Port St. Francis, the top 33 anglers from 7 provinces will be competing for national colours at the Junior Bottomfish Nationals, from 27 March to 1 April 2022.
And here are all the dates, contacts, programme, teams and what to expect at the tournament:
JUNIOR BOTTOMFISH NATIONALS DATES AND PROGRAMME
Sunday 27 March 2022
14:00 – 16:00 Registration
16:00 Welcome and Opening Function
17:30 Boat Draw, Rules and Briefing
28–1 April 2022
04:30 – 05:30 Breakfast at Port St. Francis Ski Boat Yacht Club
06:00 Launch and fishing day starts
15:00 Lines up
17:00 Scales close (fish to be at the designated area at weigh station)
18:30 Dinner at Port St. Francis Ski Boat Yacht Club
Saturday, 2 April 2022
11:00 Prizegiving and Closing Function
MEET THE COMPETING ANGLERS AND TEAMS
There are 30 anglers in total – 10 three-man teams – representing seven regional angling associations. It’s 10 teams all and all:
Jethro Doman (Captain)
Owen Barclay (Captain)
FREE STATE U16
Francois Rossouw (Captain)
Jahnru Janse Van Rensburg
EASTERN PROVINCE U16 BLACK
EASTERN PROVINCE U16 RED
Mathew De Beer
EASTERN PROVINCE U19
Rubin van Aswegen
WESTERN PROVINCE U19 BLUE
Divan Burger (Captain)
WESTERN PROVINCE U19 WHITE
Luke Truter (Captain)
Jade Clarke (Captain)
Jan Ham Du Plessis (Captain)
Zandre De Bruyn
SOME JUNIOR BOTTOMFISH NATIONALS RULES
For fish weigh-ins, the first fish killed, up to the bag limit, by any angler will be the fish presented to the scales at the end of the day’s angling. And in terms of hooks, only one single hook may be used and no off-set circle hooks may be used.
For more information, check out the SADSAA Tournament Rules. Tight lines to everyone!
JUNIOR BOTTOMFISH NATIONALS
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