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It’s Time for the Kleinbaai BottomFish Interprovincial

Everyone’s favourite bottom fish tourney: See the confirmed teams, dates, info and species, plus: what to expect at the 2021 Kleinbaai Bottomfish Interprovincial

10 teams (so far!), 13 fish species and 3 days of awesome fishing at one of SA’s most beloved fishing competitions. This year’s Kleinbaai Bottomfish Interprovincial is happening 16–19 September 2021, hosted in Gansbaai by Overberg Boat Club.

We have the captains of the 10 entered provincial teams, tournament dates, contact info and a look at all 13 qualifying fish species. Plus: get a taste for things to come with our roundup of what happened in previous years at the Kleinbaai Bottomfish Interprovincial.

5.66kg Red Stump at Kleinbaai BottomFish Interprovincial Fishing Competition South Africa

KLEINBAAI BOTTOMFISH INTERPROVINCIAL

Originally planned for August, the comps team at Overberg opted to move the competition out to 16 September – a prudent move, since SA was still in strict Covid lockdown by July.

 

TBC: KLEINBAAI BOTTOMFISH INTERPROVINCIAL 2021 PROGRAMME

Registration is from 17:00, with the (limited) opening ceremony commencing at 19:30. And then there are three days of fishing scheduled – all weather permitting, of course.

Thursday 16 Sept

Registration at Overberg Boat Club: 17:00–19:00
Opening function and boat draw: 19:30

17–18 Sept

Breakfast: 6:00
Boats launch: 7:00
Lines up: 16:00
Weigh-in: 15:00–18:00
Supper: 19:30

Sunday 19 Sept

Breakfast: 6:00
Boats launch: 7:00
Lines up: 16:00 (TBC)
Weigh-in: 15:00–18:00
Closing function: 19:30

Kleinbaai Interprovincial Fishing Competition South Africa by Nauti-Tech Suzuki

 

MEET THE ANGLER TEAMS

There are at least 10 teams taking part in the Kleinbaai Bottomfish Interprovincial this year. That’s minimum 30 anglers representing six coastal provinces.

 

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WP U19

Sean Cilliers (c)
(Full team info TBC)

WP SNR

Iaan Viljoen (c)
(Full team info TBC)

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EP SENIORS

Wayne Gerber (c)
(Full team info TBC)

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NATAL WHITE

Sayeed Cassim (C)
(Full team info TBC)

NATAL BLACK

Riyazul Hussain (C)
(Full team info TBC)

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SOUTHERN CAPE LADIES

Mable Liebenberg (C)
(Full team info TBC)

SOUTHERN CAPE MEN

Henrico Scholtz (C)
(Full team info TBC)

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BORDER MIXED

Jacky Luef (C)
(Full team info TBC)

BORDER SENIOR

Ian Moldenhauer (C)
(Full team info TBC)

BARBARIAN SENIOR

Allen Ford (C)
(Full team info TBC)

 

Red Stump Adele Palmer WP Kleinbaai Fishing Competition by Nauti-Tech Suzuki

ALL QUALIFYING FISH SPECIES AND BAG LIMITS

Kleinbaai is traditionally one of the most beloved tournaments among provincial anglers, greatly because it’s a remarkable social and networking opportunity. But it’s also an excellent proving ground. Capped Protea angler Wayne Gerber from PEDSAC remarked that Kleinbaai is where he got his start on the road to his national colours.

And, of course, Kleinbaai traditionally produces some excellent bottom fishing. These are the qualifying species for this year’s bottom fish interprovincial:

SPECIES

Red steenbras/copper: min 60cm, limit 1
Black steenbras/poenskop: min 65cm, limit 1
Hottentot: min 25cm or 1kg, limit 5
Carpenter/silver fish: min 35cm or 1kg, limit 4|
Kob/dagga salmon: min 55cm or 1.5kg, limit 5
Miss lucy/red stumpnose: min 35cm or 1.5 kg, limit 1
Snoek: min 60cm or 1kg, limit 10
White steenbras/pignose: min 60cm or 3.5kg, limit 1
Red roman: min 35cm or 1kg, limit 2
White steenbras: min 60cm or 3.5kg, limit 1|
Cape salmon/geelbek: min 60cm or 1.5kg, limit 2
Makriel: min 1kg, no limit
Yellowtail: min 1kg, limit 10

Good luck to everyone taking part in the Kleinbaai Bottomfish Interprovincial 2012!

 

Kleinbaai BottomFish Fishing Competition South Africa by Nauti-Tech Suzuki

KLEINBAAI BOTTOM FISH INTERPROVINCIAL 2021

16–19 September 2021
At
Overberg Boat Club
Phone: 082 929 8688

 

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PAST COMPETITIONS

KLEINBAAI 2018 RESULTS

The overall winners of the competition were Eastern Province who had a total of four teams representing in the competition. Here are the results:

1. GOLD: EP Black

With a total score of 554.41, a hearty congrats to the boys of EP Black: Ben de Bruyn, Ian Peinke and Brian Gerber.

Eastern Province Fishing Competition Team, Nauti-Tech Suzuki, Butt Cat

2. SILVER: EP Ladies

What an incredible thing it was to see this all-ladies team take the silver. And a special mention to all three of you who contributed that final score of 495.74. That’s three years finishing in the top three for Sheena Rothner Gerber, who took gold in 2016, silver in 2017 and now silver again in 2018.

Eastern Province Ladies Fishing Competitions team, Nauti-tech Suzuki and Butt Cat

Also a stellar tournament by Jen Nelson who’s consistent performance was a pleasure to watch. And then, of course, a mention of Vanessa Gerber who also posted the highest total weight in catches overall in the tournament. You ladies rock!

MORE RESULTS

3. WP Blue
4. 
EP Red
5. WP White
6. EP Juniors
7. WP Juniors
8. SC Juniors
9. Kwa-Zulu Natal
10. Barbarians
11. SC Seniors

Congratulations to everyone!

Kleinbaai Fishing Competition South Africa, Nauti-Tech Suzuki and Butt Cat

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OVERBERG BOAT CLUB

Of all the feedback we’ve received on the Kleinbaai Bottomfish Interprovincials 2018, overwhelmingly everyone has said what a pleasure it was to be hosted by Overberg Boat Club.

Overberg Boat Club Kleinbaai fishing Gansbaai Nauti-Tech Suzuki, Butt Cat

Thanks for having us and see you all again next year.

Overberg Boat Club Kleinbaai fishing Gansbaai Nauti-Tech Suzuki, Butt Cat

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