Mt Clear angler Darren Ayres landed a 51-centimetre, 1.430-kilogram rainbow trout to win the annual Edenhope Fishing Competition.
He won the milestone event, the first since the return of water to Lake Wallace, from Horsham’s Darren Milner who landed a 1.225kg rainbow trout.
The competition attracted anglers from across the Wimmera and Western District.
The top nine prize-winners featured rainbow trout. Others with winning fish included Phillip Boschma, Heywood, 1.155kg; Al Vanstan, Horsham, 1.155kg; Tom Croft, Horsham 1.120kg; Trevor Futerieal, Edenhope, 1.110kg; Ace Hood-hunter, Horsham, 1.075kg; Stephen Carman, Horsham, 1.060kg; Grant Wright, Horsham, 1.045kg; Mitch Wooding, brown trout, Horsham, 1.015kg; Adrian Cranage, Horsham, 1.010kg; Joel Fiddle, brown, Hamilton, 1.010kg.