The road to Protea Angling Colours

Decide on which path (category) you would like to choose – the options available are:

  • Gamefish
  • Bottom fish
  • Sailfish
  • Light tackle billfish
  • Heavy tackle billfish

Start a fishing CV

include at least the following:

  • Outstanding personal catches (you have to mention line class used)
  • Competition catches (IGFA rules, 10kg line class) (inter-clubs, KZN champs, inter-provincial, nationals, international competitions).
  • Bonanza catches (have to mention line class used)
  • Social catches using 10 kg line class
    Note: to improve your CV you should only fish with 10 kg line class or less.

Contributing factors other than fishing abilities:

  • Good ambassador
  • Team player
  • Gives back to fishing (skippering inter-clubs, running competitions, clinics etc.)

Inter-clubs

  • You are required to fish a minimum of 2 before you can nominate for an inter-zonal.
  • You are required to do well in order for the selectors to see that you catch fish.
  • It’s important to weigh fish every-day.

Inter-zonal (KZN champs)

  • You are required to fish a minimum of 2 before you can nominate for an inter-provincial.
  • Either 2 in your chosen category or 1 game fish/1 bottom fish

Inter-provincial

  • You are required to fish a minimum of 2 before you can nominate for nationals.
  • Minimum of 2 in your chosen category

Nationals

  • You are required to fish a minimum of 3 before you can nominate for SADSAA.
  • 3 in your chosen category OR 2 in your chosen category and 1 other

SADSAA

You are required to fish a minimum of 1 before you can nominate for Protea colours