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The Mpumalanga Deep Sea Angling Association is proud to announce the 2011 Tri-facet SADSAA National Championships hosted by the Mpumalanga Deep Sea Angling Association at Sodwana Bay from 20 to 25 November 2011.
Once again this prestigious tournament is proudly sponsored by the South African Deep Sea Angling Association (SADSAA).
The first tri-facet SADSAA Nationals as decided by the SADSAA counsel was hosted by Mpumalanga Deep Sea Angling Association in November 2010. Combining the Heavy Tackle Billfish Nationals, Light Tackle Billfish Nationals and Game Fish Nationals proved to be a great success and this year we believe it will be no different.
The tournament will be fished on 6Kg, 10Kg and 37Kg depending on the facet. The SADSAA points scoring system will apply and IGFA rules will be applicable.
“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!
For administrative and correctness purposes it is necessary to recall the following “Call for nominations”
Those anglers whom have already nominated do not need to repeat the process.
Nominations are hereby called for a team of between 3 and 5 anglers to represent South Africa (Protea colours) at the 46th FIPS-M World Boat Angling Championships to be held between 25th September an 2nd October 2010 from Montenegro (on the Adriatic Sea). This is a Bottom fishing Tournament and provides a rare opportunity for our Bottom fish anglers to represent the country. The Entry fee is shown on the invitations as Euro850 per person which includes accommodation fishing etc but excludes all travel costs.
Nominations are hereby called for a team of between three and five anglers to represent South Africa (Protea Colours) at the 51st Hawaiian Billfish Tournament to be held in Kona Hawaii from 2nd – 6th August 2010. The Tournament is a heavy tackle Marlin tournament fished on 24 or 37 kg line, and whilst we have not yet received the detailed invitation it is estimated that the entry fee will be US$2500 per person which will include all functions, fishing, boats etc but excludes accommodation and airfare.
Nominations are hereby called for a 3 person team to represent South Africa (Protea Colours) at the 57th International Billfish Tournament to be held at San Juan Puerto Rico, between 16th and 22nd August 2010. It is estimated that the Entry Fee will be US$2500 per person which will include all functions,fishing boats etc but excludes accommodation and Airfare.
Nominations are hereby called for a three person team to represent SADSAA Masters at the Billfish Nationals to be hosted at Sodwana Zululand between 21st and 27th November 2010. This is an own boat competition and entry fees are R6000 per team.
Nominations are hereby called for a three person team to represent SADSAA Masters and a three person team to represent SADSAA under 19’s to participate in the Gamefish Nationals to be held at Sodwana between 21st and 27th November 2010. This is an own boat competition and the entry fees are R6000 per team.
Nominations must be received by Lappies Labuschagne on or before Wednesday, 19 May 2010.