Young­sters proudly reel in the big ones

Zululand Observer - Weekender - - ZO SPORT -

LO­CAL young­sters Ger­hard Oosthuizen and Elaine Ben­der had a mem­o­rable deep sea an­gling trip with their fa­thers An­dries Oosthuizen and Deon Ben­der (skip­per) on Sun­day at Cape Vi­dal, re­spec­tively land­ing a 16kg bull do­rado and 30kg sail­fish.

Ger­hard, who is only eight years old, landed the do­rado after an eight-minute bat­tle off the boat Rod­ben­der.

Four­teen-year-old Elaine was over the moon after land­ing her first sail­fish with a live mack­erel, which took 30 min­utes to land.

The sail­fish was suc­cess­fully re­leased to fight an­other day.

Ger­hard Oosthuizen was pleased with his 16kg do­rado that his dad An­dries is hold­ing

Elaine Ben­der caught a quick photo with her dad Deon after land­ing this 30kg sail­fish be­fore re­leas­ing it back into the ocean

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