Aims and Objectives

The objectives and basic philosophy of the Zululand Deep-Sea Angling Association:

  • To be and to function as the governing body for amateur sport fishing from craft at sea within a defined region on the Zululand coastline from the Tugela Mouth to Kosi Bay, a coastal boundary recognized by the South African Deep-Sea Angling Association.
  • To promote, foster and control the sport of amateur sport fishing from craft at sea in conformity with National and International practices and to create and abide by rules as may be stipulated by SADSAA, IGFA and any other recognized National or International body and/or imposed by the Association.
  • Sport fish, are any fish specie identified and accepted because of their fighting characteristics, related food and habitat, are economic, social, recreational and athletic assets which our objective is to maintain, wisely used and perpetuate.
  • They are loosely termed as billfish, tuna, general game fish, game sharks and bottom fish.
  • It is the objective of this Association to pursue in a manner consistent with sound sporting and conservative practices, the sport of deep-sea angling as an important recreational, competitive and social activity and to educate the public in this philosophy.
  • The sole object of the Association will be carried on in a non-profit manner and with an altruistic or philanthropic intent.
  • No activity will directly or indirectly promote the economic self-interest of any fiduciary or employee of the Association otherwise than by way of reasonable remuneration.
  • At least 85% of the public benefit activities, measured either in cost or time spent, will be carried out for the benefit of persons in the Republic of South Africa.
  • At least three persons who accept fiduciary responsibility for the Association, will not be connected persons in relation to each other, and no single person will directly or indirectly control the decision making powers relating to the Association,
  • No funds will be directly or indirectly distributed to any person other than in the course of undertaking any public benefit activity, and the funds will solely be utilized for the objects of the Association.