Richard Eldridge

Born in Bulawayo Rhodesia, schooled in Salisbury at Oriel Boys high.

Achieved provincial colours for Border.

Presidents qualifier at Injaka - fished Darwendale 2006.

Presidents qualifier at Clanwilliam - fished Inanda 2007.

Left South Africa in 2007 to live in Northern Ireland. Returned in 2011 and had to start from the beginning again to achieve history and first S.A.B.A.A nationals on the Vaal river 2013. Retired after the second day due to my son having a critical bike accident.

President qualifier at Inanda 2014 (finished 6th) - fished the Vaal river 2015.

Protea qualifier at Tzaneen 2015 (finished 4th, missed being Wrangler angler by not having my last fish on the 3rd day) - fished Nandoni region 5 2016.

World championship qualifier at Tzaneen 2015 - fished Portugal 2016.

Protea qualifier at Clanwilliam 2016 (finished 14th) - fished Claw region 5 2017.

World championship qualifier at Clanwilliam 2016 - Vaal river 2017.

Achieved Gold boat pairing at the Vaal river world cup championship with August Lingnau.

 

 

The Angler Info
Birthday25 January 1960
Age59
CountrySouth Africa  
SponsorsPERLINE
LikesEnjoy weightless, pitching, topwater and power fishing with spinnerbaits.
Bucket ListWrangler angler.
Personal BestBass - Largemouth - 3.65Kg caught at Wriggleswade dam , pitching timber.
       Smallmouth - 2.08Kg "      at Clanwilliam dam , Aruku shad lipless.
       Spotted    - 1.5Kg  "      at Wriggleswade dam , pitching timber.
BIO

Born in Bulawayo Rhodesia, schooled in Salisbury at Oriel Boys high.

Achieved provincial colours for Border.

Presidents qualifier at Injaka - fished Darwendale 2006.

Presidents qualifier at Clanwilliam - fished Inanda 2007.

Left South Africa in 2007 to live in Northern Ireland. Returned in 2011 and had to start from the beginning again to achieve history and first S.A.B.A.A nationals on the Vaal river 2013. Retired after the second day due to my son having a critical bike accident.

President qualifier at Inanda 2014 (finished 6th) - fished the Vaal river 2015.

Protea qualifier at Tzaneen 2015 (finished 4th, missed being Wrangler angler by not having my last fish on the 3rd day) - fished Nandoni region 5 2016.

World championship qualifier at Tzaneen 2015 - fished Portugal 2016.

Protea qualifier at Clanwilliam 2016 (finished 14th) - fished Claw region 5 2017.

World championship qualifier at Clanwilliam 2016 - Vaal river 2017.

Achieved Gold boat pairing at the Vaal river world cup championship with August Lingnau.

 

 

Top Five Rankings
DateCompetitionRanked
7-10-1713th Black Bass World Championships 2017 - Live Scores - Vaal River - Leg 31
19-2-17Eastern Division 2016/17 Round 5 - Elandsjagt1
17-2-17Eastern Division 2016/2017 - Elands Jagt 51
21-11-16Eastern Division 2016/17 WW4 - Wriggleswade 19/20 November1
20-11-16Eastern Division 2016/2017 - Wriggles Wade 4 1