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Landing 300 kilo fish: Jace Govender's Guide

Imagine landing a 300-kilo shark!  Seasoned KZN angler Jace Govender shares his expertise on this facet of adventure angling in the latest episode of the Angler News South Africa podcast. 

Landing 300 kilo fish
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In the latest 'Expert Series' episode of the Angler News South Africa podcast, Vinesh Soogreem sits down with renowned angler Jace Govender to uncover the secrets behind responsibly landing 300-kilo giants. 

With years of experience and expertise in rock and surf fishing, Jace shares invaluable insights and advice.

Jace Govender
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Jace Govender's journey in the world of fishing began at a young age, catching small fish along KZN shores. Over the years, he honed his skills and expertise, eventually mastering the art of angling giant sharks and other massive creatures.

He gives invaluable advice on starting with smaller species, upgrading equipment, and safely handling and releasing big catches. 

Jace underscores the importance of preparation, and learning from experienced anglers, and emphasizes conservation-oriented practices in recreational fishing. Listen at the top of this page or directly below.

Jace Govender Shark
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Weekend Anglers to Protea Anglers
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Meanwhile, last week Vinesh caught up with Protea Anglers, Safia and Hajra Ahmod. 

From humble beginnings of family outings to the Durban harbour, the Ahmod sisters developed a love for fishing at a young age.

Over the years, their dedication and hard work led to them earning the prestigious green and gold blazers to represent South Africa on the international angling stage.

Listen to their story below on the Angler News South Africa podcast with Vinesh Soogreem

Meanwhile,  in an earlier episode veteran angler Dave Irvin, with over 30 years of experience in competitive fishing, joined Vinesh Soogreem to discuss the critical role of wind in fishing. 

Dave also explores how barometric pressure, moon phases, and tides intertwine with wind to create optimal or challenging fishing conditions. Listen below to gain valuable insights to elevate your fishing strategy by understanding the nuances of wind.

Find more episodes of Angler News SA in the full channel below:

More about the Angler News South Africa (ANSA) podcast:

ANSA is Africa's only fishing podcast that focuses on the latest fishing reports, whether they're hot or not. ANSA delivers true and accurate content from the country's most prominent anglers every week on various facets of angling.

• The KZN Fishing Report (Thursdays, 3 PM)
The fishing report kicks off down the Lower South Coast with Adam Lyon, who covers everything fishing-related from Port Edward to Port Shepstone. The news then flows down to the Kingsburg/Illovo stretch, where Gary van Sluys gathers content from the rocks every morning.

For the Durban report, we have two correspondents: Mike Vlcek, a seasoned competitive angler, and Brad Grobbler, known as the East Coast's Davie Jones for the time he spends on the water keeping anglers up-to-date on the week's activities.
North Coast reports from Tongaat to Richards Bay are covered by Jesse Schubach, who not only delivers reports but also provides detailed advice on various aspects of angling. The fishing report rounds off in the Midlands with Jan Korrûbel reporting on all facets of freshwater angling..

This weekly report ends with Vinesh and his reporters sharing their predictions for the upcoming weekend.

• Expert Angling Interviews (Mondays mornings)
Dive deep into the world of fishing with Vinesh's in-depth interviews. Each week, he chats with leading anglers and industry experts, tackling topics that are on every angler's mind. Learn how to read tides and weather, master specific techniques, and even explore the path to becoming a protea angler.

Meet your host, Vinesh Soogreem!

Vinesh Soogreem is a legend in the South African fishing media scene. With over two decades under his belt, he's not just an angler who's explored the KZN waters extensively, but also a passionate communicator who's shared his knowledge through books, magazines, and now podcasts and social media. Vinesh lives by the motto "Fish for the future," reflecting his dedication to both the sport and conservation.

Vinesh's authority on KZN fishing is unmatched.  Actively involved in the community since the 90s, he's competed at club and social levels, covered major angling competitions, and earned the trust of the media during the Sardine Run. He currently serves as the National Media Liaison for the South African Surf Casting Association, solidifying his reputation as a key figure in the South African fishing scene.

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