Lottering hooks angling bonanza catch

HENTIES BAY The angling bonanza and touchies tournament once again delivered loads of entertainment and surpassed holiday revelers expectations.

31 December 2018 | Events

Leandrea Louw - The 31st angling bonanza held at Henties Bay saw Cornè Lottering catching and weighing in a kabeljou of 18.6kg.

His massive catch ensured that he pocketed the N$31 000 prize money for the biggest fish at the competition.

Lourens Fourie caught the second biggest kabeljou with a weight of 17.62kg, while Jörg Walter caught the third biggest kabeljou coming in at 16.135kg.

Lizelle Rossouw caught the fourth biggest kabeljou with a weight of 13.98kg.

Adri Cowley caught the only barber of the day, weighing 0.650kg.

In the Steenbras category, Francois Wahl pocketed first place (6.425kg), followed by Henry van Bosch in second (4.205kg) and coming in third was Nicky Entin (3.390kg).

Wentzel Smal caught the biggest galjoen of the day (1.715kg), followed by Wilfred Katjikurepa in second place (1.645kg) and Jacque le Roux in third place (1.545kg).

In the dassies category, Johannes Diedericks snatched the first place (1.675kg), followed by Petri Burger in second (1.265kg) and Wickus Louw in third place (1.230kg).

Touchies champions decided

The annual rugby touchies tourney also took place at the same venue, with 15 teams competing against each other.

Ruan Daniels was named player of the tournament. C&E Engineering defeated Die Ouens 1-0 in the cup final and pocketed N$8 000. The Barbarians defeated Total se Petroljoggies 1-0 in the plate final and won N$4 000. Lloyd Jacobs scored the winning try.

The tournament was played in friendly but competitive spirit. Both finals were closely contested affairs with the teams requiring extra time to settle matters.



Walvis Bay beauty reigns supreme

Asnee Miller (18) from Walvis Bay was crowned Miss Touchies. Her first princess is Nelmari Louw (20) from Cape Town while Tharine Bergh (18) from Windhoek was crowned second princess.

Miss Teen Touchies is Nina-Marie Retief (16) from Grootfontein. Her first princess was Shakira Berges (15) from Walvis Bay and the second princess was Venia van der Merwe (16) from Kempton Park, South Africa.

Laliq Adams (6) from Windhoek was crowned as Miss Junior Touchies. Her first princess is Danel du Toit (10) from Windhoek and the second princess was Lulu Venables (4) from Henties Bay.

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