Bags of fish at 12x12 species tour­na­ment

Zululand Observer - Monday - - ZO SPORT - Richard Springo­rum ‘Fowl Play’.

SKIP­PER Ockie The­unis­sen and his crew of Zan­der Veld­man and

Jonathan Booy­sen reeled in the over­all win at the 12x12 Species Fish­ing Tour­na­ment hosted by St Lu­cia Ski Boat Club from 26 to 28 Oc­to­ber.

The event was a huge suc­cess, in that 34 boats and 120 an­glers com­peted over the week­end and 10 of the 12 des­ig­nated species were caught and some suc­cess­fully re­leased.

Top boat went to ‘Han­nock’ skip­pered by The­unis­sen, fol­lowed by ‘Wave Dancer’ in sec­ond and ‘Bizzy Liz’ in third.

‘Cy­clone’ and

‘Whatta’ ended fourth and fifth re­spec­tively.

The Top Lady award went to Car­men Baden­horst, with Court­ney Asp­den bag­ging the Top Ju­nior award.

The­unis­sen landed the Top An­gler prize, with the Big­gest Fish prize go­ing to John Bam­ber who landed a 22.12kg yel­lowfin tuna on the boat

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