NBAA starts the Bank Windhoek National Bass Angling season

The Namibia Bass Angling Association (NBAA) kicked off its 2021 fishing season with two Bank Windhoek National Angling Competitions at Lake Oanob outside Rehoboth. The two-day tournament took place on Saturday, 20, and Sunday, 21 February 2021.  A total of 118 fish made it to the scale during the contests.

On Saturday, 18 senior and two junior anglers, including a few from Tsumeb and Otjiwarongo, took part in the first tournament. Sixty-one fish over 30 centimetres in length made it to the weigh station. The top five anglers were Jürgen Geiger, Lourens Delport, Neels van Tonder, Johan Coetzee, and Willie Sowden. The results for Saturday are:

RankName of AnglerQuantity of fishPoints
1Jürgen Geiger57.506
2Lourens Delport 57.080
3Neels van Tonder56.222
4Johan Coetzee55.630
5Willie Sowden55.371


Junior results:

RankName of AnglerQuantity of fishPoints
1Alexander Sowden54.773
2Bian Coertzen43.483
3Schalk Willem van Wyk22.222


On Sunday, the anglers returned for the second tournament. A total of 57 fish made it to the scales for the day. Jürgen Geiger caught the heaviest fish, weighing 1,803 kilogrammes (kg). In the junior's category, Bian Coertzen caught the biggest fish weighing 1,615 kg. The results for Sunday are:

RankName of AnglerQuantity of fishPoints
1Jürgen Geiger57.057
2Neels van Tonder55.802
3Johan Coetzee55.708
4Thinus William55.554
5Richard Grant55.429

 Junior results:

RankName of AnglerQuantity of fishPoints
1Alexander Sowden54.621
2Bian Coertzen12.115

 With the good rains received countywide, NBAA's Public Relations Officer, Andrew Hall, said that prospects for the rest of 2021 look promising. “We predict a good fishing season at both Von Bach and Lake Oanob for the rest of the year," he said as he thanked Bank Windhoek for its continued support.

Next on the bass angling calendar, is the Bass Nations Qualifiers taking place from Friday, 12 until Sunday, 14 March 2021.

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