2013 Mercury OET Bill & Gamefish Tournament Announcement


The Mpumalanga Deep Sea Angling Association is proud to announce the 36th Mercury OET Bill & Gamefish Tournament hosted at Sodwana Bay from 4 to 8 November 2013.

Once again this prestigious tournament is proudly sponsored by Mercury Outboards.  This tournament has grown from strength to strength since its inception in the late seventies, hence the timeous invitation to you personally.  Our field has been limited , so it is vitally important to make use of this early reminder to register straight away. Please follow the payment instructions carefully.

The tournament will be fished on 10Kg and 37Kg line (line class to be nominated daily). The SADSAA scoring system will apply. IGFA and SADSAA rules will be applicable. Teams must consist of not less than two (2) persons and no more than legally permitted on a boat.

2013 OET Bill & Gamefish Tournament Entry Form

Please note that the release of all billfish is compulsory, no billfish can be brought to the weigh-ins. Fish released will become eligible to WIN the first prize of the tournament which is a 630 Cobra Cat with 2X115 HP Mercury Optimax outboards insured by Vanguard Marine & Leisure. 10kg & 37kg line classes will compete against each other for all prizes.

Teams in the top three positions will not qualify for any other main/bonanza prizes. (Please note that this excludes the Calcutta prize monies) 

We are privileged to have sponsors on board that have been with us for many fine and fruitful years. Some of the committed sponsors are the likes of  Garmin, Mallards Marine, Mercury Outboards, Ski Boat Magazine, SSS Security,  McGee Ford-Lydenburg, Ford SA, Penn Fishing Tackle, US Trucks, Cross Country, Zavora Lodge, Vanguard Marine & Leisure, Tropical Dream Tackle, Bols Brandy, Eventually Lodge, Izusa Carriers, Port-A-Cool and Sodwana Hengelklub. 


We support Tag & Release!!!