From Weekend Anglers to Protea Anglers (EXPERT SERIES)

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What does it take to become a Protea Angler? This episode features an interview with South Africa's Protea anglers, Saffiya and Hajra Ahmod, discussing their journey from early family fishing outings to representing their country on the international stage.

They delve into the challenges of funding, the male-dominated nature of the sport, and the importance of clubs for growth and competition. They also highlight their roles as female ambassadors in the fishing community, aiming to inspire and mentor other women in the sport.

00:00 Discovering a passion for fishing: early beginnings
00:21 The journey to competitive angling: an interview introduction
01:22 From family outings to national competitions: the anglers' stories
03:11 Challenges and triumphs: breaking into competitive fishing
05:15 Club Membership and the path to national representation
07:10 Navigating the waters as female anglers in a male-dominated sport
11:22 The financial hurdles of professional angling
14:55 Future ambitions and encouraging the next generation
18:31 Parting Wisdom: Advice for aspiring anglers
20:48 Closing remarks and Upcoming episode.
6 May English South Africa Sports · Hobbies

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