The Namibian (Windhoek)

28 February 2012

Namibia: First Pro Angling Tourney a Great Success

THE first Rock and Surf Super Pro League (RASSPL) angling tournament in Namibia took place on February 25.

RASSPL Namibia is a franchise of RASSPL South Africa, organising between four and six angling tournaments a year where many prizes can be won in various categories.

The first tournament was held between the shipwreck outside Henties Bay and the first houses of Henties Bay.

Despite unfavourable weather the anglers had good catches and by 15h00 everybody had handed in their measuring charts and were ready for the prize-giving ceremony at the De Duine Hotel.

The top angler of the day was Hennie du Plessis. Louis Potgieter won a Penn reel for the biggest spotted shark; Johan Van Zyl won a Fin-Nor reel for the largest kabeljou and Chris Botha won a boat trip from Ocean Adventure for catching the second-largest kabeljou.

The largest and second-largest galjoen were both caught by Hennie du Plessis, netting him a N$2 000 voucher from De Duine Hotel en a free wheel alignment from by Tyre Corporation Swakopmund.

Many of the prizes stood over for the next competition on May 4.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 The Namibian. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.