Rocklands running hot

NICE CATCH: Thomas Gunther with a nice Toolondo redfin, caught on Vic Inland Charters.

NICE CATCH: Thomas Gunther with a nice Toolondo redfin, caught on Vic Inland Charters.

A good number of keen fishos threw a line in at Lake Fyans last weekend for the Stawell and District Angling Club’s competition.

Seventeen seniors and six juniors competed for a total of 22 redfin.

A BEAUTY: Shaun Bloomfield with a nice yellow from Taylors Lake.

A BEAUTY: Shaun Bloomfield with a nice yellow from Taylors Lake.

In what was a great day to be out on the water, Gavin Keilar took out first place hooking five redfin, measuring a total of 191.5 centimetres.

Second place was awarded to Russell Bird who caught three redfin, measuring a total of 108.5 centimetres, and third place went to Paul Whelan, with redfin measuring 107.5 centimetres.

Wyatt Blake took out the junior division, with a reddie measuring 38.5 centimetres.

Russell Bird snared the longest fish of the day, with a reddie measuring 45 centimetres.  

A big thank you to our sponsors Doug Armstrong Concreting for sponsoring the senior competition and Lynn Shepherd for sponsoring the juniors.

Fishing Report

Hitting the water this weekend? Here’s where you should throw a line in.

Horsham: Nice yellows and redfin are being caught below the Horsham Weir.

Rocklands: running hot at the moment, with reports of nice redfin at Hynes being caught on plastics.

Wartook: has started to pick up, with some nice trout caught on mudeye and redfin on hard body lures

Toolondo: the trout are on the go with mudeye. Redfin are being hooked on power bait.

Taylors Lake: there have been some nice yellows caught on worms from the bank.

Coming up

Saturday, November 18: Dimboola fishing competition, boat and bank, on the Wimmera River.

November 18 and 19: Horsham Angling Club, Lake Fyans competition, sponsored by A.T Waterfield & Son.

Starting at 6am Saturday and concluding at noon Sunday. Entries and weigh in at the Scout camp on the southern side of the lake (camping is available).

The Wimmera Mail-Times would love to hear about your catch. Send your fishing photos, with details, to 0475 953 605.