THE Robins Aviation Cash Classic Moulamein Football Netball Club Fishing competition was on again and this year’s event did not disappoint.
The March 9 and 10 long weekend saw numbers at an all-time high with 232 adult and 53 junior participants taking part in the comp.
Echuca local Colin Haywood took home the main prize of biggest fish after he reeled in a 55cm cod.
Colin’s wife Pam said there was excitement all around after the news of his victory.
‘‘I was pretty excited, it was good to see him having a win,’’ she said.
She said fishing was more than just a hobby for her husband.
‘‘It’s more of an obsession, he loves it,’’ she said.
His triumph scored Colin a $2000 cash prize as well as the Cade Hickory memorial trophy.
After this weekend, Colin will compete in a number of other competitions in coming weeks.
Other winners from the event were Blinky Bill who reeled in a 49cm yellow belly and Tori Roberts who took out champion female. The biggest carp was 77cm.