2011 Mercury OET Bill & Gamefish Tournament Video

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Deep Sea Angling reacts to the Social Media explosion

Social Media

The world is getting smaller and smarter. The internet, cellular phones and computers are responsible for accelerating and revolutionising the way the world collaborates and conducts business today. Social media and web 2.0 applications are the big drivers of this evolution.

The term Social Media refers to the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into an interactive dialogue, by allowing for the creation and exchange of user-generated content. Social media can take on many different forms, including collaborative projects like Wikipedia, blogs and microblogs like WordPress and Twitter, content communities like YouTube and social networking sites such as Facebook.

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SADSAA Nationals 2010 – The Return of Tetrapturus

Nationals 2010

“Beach Control, Beach Control… Little Joey…” the exited and adrenalin rushed voice of skipper Peter Wiid echo’s over the 29 MHz radio as the Mpumalanga heavy tackle team reports their 4th strike on the first day of the tournament.  The 2010 SADSAA Nationals is in full swing and the realization dawns on every angler that this is going to be an extraordinary tournament.  In 2009 the Heavy Tackle Billfish Nationals saw only three marlin released by the entire fleet in 5 days fishing… something has changed… the ocean is alive!

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Call for Nominations – Protea (2010 EFSA Game Championships) Dakar, Senegal

The Mpumalanga Deep Sea Angling Association calls nominations for the following tournaments:

The 2010 EFSA Game Championships – Dakar, Senegal (Protea Team) October 2-9, 2010

The tournament will be fished on 24kg line and is the usual EFSA mixture of billfish and gamefish. There are four fishing days and the entry fee for the tournament, the gala dinner evenings, boats, ect, are quoted at 620 British Pounds. Accommodation and airfares are excluded.

Nomination must reach Lappies Labuschagne before Saturday 22 May 2010.

For more information please see EFSA

Call for Nominations – Protea / Sadsaa (Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Sodwana)

The Mpumalanga Deep Sea Angling Association calls nominations for the following tournaments:

Protea Colours:

  • The 51st Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament – Hawaii (Protea Team) August 2-6, 2010 – for more information please see hibtfishing
  • The 57th International Billfish Tournament – Puerto Rico (Protea Team) August 16-22, 2010 – for more information please see sanjuaninternational

SADSAA Colours:

  • Light Tackle Billfish Nationals – Sodwana Bay (SADSAA) November 2010
  • Light Tackle Billfish Nationals – Sodwana Bay (SADSAA U19) November 2010
  • Light Tackle Billfish Nationals – Sodwana Bay (SADSAA Masters) November 2010
  • Heavy Tackle Billfish Nationals – Sodwana Bay (SADSAA) November 2010
  • Heavy Tackle Billfish Nationals – Sodwana Bay (SADSAA U19) November 2010
  • Heavy Tackle Billfish Nationals – Sodwana Bay (SADSAA Masters) November 2010

There has also been a re-call for nominations for a SADSAA U19 team and a SADSAA Masters team for the Gamefish Nationals.

Nominations must be received by Lappies Labuschagne before Friday, 30 April 2010.