Anglers can reel in big catches at Haga Haga

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ON Saturday (October 28) the Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock and Surf Super Pro League (RASSPL) team will be hosting their fifth Rock ‘n Surf Angling competition of the season in the picturesque seaside village of Haga Haga.

There will be an awesome cash prize of R2000 for the heaviest blacktail up for grabs as well as several high-end fishing reels and gear and one awesome PENN Batalion surf rod worth a whopping R5000.

LOCAL LEGEND: The Border Blacktips RASSPL host their next instalment of their rock and surf angling series in Haga Haga next weekend. It will be a sad event after having lost RASSPL national president Michael John Pautz (pictured) to cancer last week Picture: SUPPLIED

“Remember that we are strictly a 100% catch-and-release club, so everything must be released safely Please ask about our rules and regulations including measuring procedures at any of the Registrations and we will gladly assist,” Blacktips spokesman, Shane Smit said.

Anyone can enter any RASSPL event, so get to Bilimoria tackle stores and Quality Baits in to purchase your competition tickets now.

Tickets for this competition is R150 for visitors, R50 for RASSPL members and under 14’s fish free.

Early registration for this competition will be with the club secretary, Sharon Miles next Thursday from 2pm at Chelsea Square B&B in Selborne. Alternatively you can register on the morning of the competition at the Haga Haga Hotel from 4.30am with team manager, John Frost. Competition starts at 6am with all scorecards to be handed in by no later than 2.30pm.

The fishing area for this competition is from 500m West of Pulin Bay to the fence at Fish Bay. Prize-giving will follow as soon as all scores are finalised, commencing at about 3.30pm. Please do not hesitate to contact me on shane.rasspl@gmail.com or 083-500-9654 for any further information.

  • “Last week founder and RASSPL national president, Michael John Pautz lost his battle to cancer and we would like to convey our sincere condolences to his family and friends in this very difficult time. He was a true legend in the South African Rock and Surf Angling fraternity and had represented South Africa proudly on countless occasions.

“He leaves behind a legacy and was a role model to many anglers. He will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure of meeting him. Rest in peace Mike, ‘til we meet again. From Border Blacktips,” Smit said.

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