Fishing joy: Sunraysia nine-year-old lands catch of the day

Mitch Munro, 9, with the 96cm cod he caught at Lake Mulwala.

Mitch Munro, 9, with the 96cm cod he caught at Lake Mulwala.

SUNRAYSIA’S Mitch Munro couldn’t wipe the smile off his face after he caught a 96cm cod during the 19th Lake Mulwala Yamaha Cod Classic fishing competition.

It was the first time the nine-year-old had entered the ­competition, which attracts thousands of anglers each year.

His father Ash said for Mitch to win the junior cate­gory, beating more than 300 other children, was a fantastic achievement.

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