40 Hour Carp Classic

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40 Hour Carp Classic

The Elliot Angling Club hosted it annual 40 Hour Carp Classic over the weekend of 7 to 9 April 2017. The venue was Doornrivier Dam near Indwe and it was well attended with a total of 33 anglers participating. There were prizes for the 10 biggest carp. The weather forecast looked very dim with lots of rain and cold predicted. Luckily the forecast was inaccurate and it turned out to be a great weekend.

There was lots of fish caught and some nice specimens too. The biggest Carp was caught by Abrie Duvenage with n fish of 5kg. In second place it was n Carp of 4.630 that was caught by Les Burger. Third place went to Shaun Pautz, he weighed a Carp in of 4.175kg.

Elliot Angling Club would like to thank all the anglers who entered into the competition as well as the following sponsors:

Elliot Retail Centre, Elliot Build It, Engcobo Build It, Speedfit, FNB Elliot, Wentzel’s Body Works, Stompies Welding, Juan Van Onselen, Andrews Meats, Andrews Abattoir, Ubuntu Tech, Elangeni Quarry, Manie Du Preez and C&S Printers.

Anybody that wants to get involved in freshwater angling can phone me at 0723830551.

Frikkie Botha

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