Boat anglers show their mettle at nationals

2015-05-13 06:00
andlt; The u/16 team that won bronze medals at the South African National Light Tackle boat competition.

andlt; The u/16 team that won bronze medals at the South African National Light Tackle boat competition.

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THE Eastern Province light tackle boat anglers - from the Bay - excelled at the South African National Light Tackle boat competition in Mossel Bay in April.

Here are the results:

The women won gold medals for catching the most fish in the tournament (1 161kg).

Melany Nieuwoudt won a gold medal as the top woman angler.


The u/16 team won bronze medals for ending up third in the competition. A total of 710kg was caught. Three of these anglers are only 10, 11 and 12 years old.

Bradley Wiehahn won a gold medal as the top u/16 angler and Jason Donaldson the trophy for the heaviest edible fish caught during the tournament.


The two u/21 teams ended up 8th and 9th. Graham Elliz won a gold medal for top-performing skipper in the tournament.

All the women who participated are Protea anglers who have represented South Africa abroad

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