Drama defines exciting Fish final stage

Mistakes from both the men’s and women’s overnight leaders at the death handed Greg Louw and Andy Birkett and the crew of Jenna Ward and Anna Kožíšková the respective Fish River Canoe Marathon titles on Saturday. Starting the final day with just a one second lead, the surprise package of...

Honours fairly even after Fish stage one

Stage one of the 2017 Fish River Canoe Marathon ended in a stalemate with the men’s and women’s races dishing up a spectacle right to the finish as Stuart Maclaren and French star Cyrille Carre, and Bridgitte Hartley and her Serbian partner Krisztina Bedec, take the slightest of leads into...

Fish River Canoe Marathon by numbers

1 – The number of K4 craft entered into the 2017 Fish 1- The number of paddlers to have finished every single Fish Marathon – Rory Anderson (35 medals) 2 – The number of paddlers poised to become Kingfishers for completing 30 races – Glenn Hilliar, Martin Grotepass 2 –...

Fish excitement comes to the fore

One of the annual canoeing highlights gets underway on Friday as the 36th edition of the Fish River Canoe Marathon takes centre stage with paddlers from all over the country converging on the small Karoo town of Cradock for the two day, 82km race. The 2017 edition of the race...

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Cradock Community welcomes all paddlers, their seconds and family to enjoy a fun filled week-end in the Karoo.

Finish300 Be sure to come down to the Hansa Tent at the sport complex where bonfires and ice cold beer will be available. Nothing better than standing next to a fire with a view of the Fish river in the background. Be part of the new look and feel of Fish 2017. Share war stories with friends about your exploits down the Fish.

As always you will have the luxury of 26 cumecs of water on both race days.

In view of our commitment to a greener Fish, there is a second's map that can be downloaded to your smart phone.

Please note that the second's route has changed significantly from Longacre bridge down.