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Fish versus 11-year old: “It was a good fight”

FISH FIGHT: Craig Allan helps his son Lachlan reel in his first bream of the competition.
FISH FIGHT: Craig Allan helps his son Lachlan reel in his first bream of the competition. Helen Spelitis

LACHLAN Allan's confidence didn't waiver for one second when he hooked his first bream of the competition.

The fish put up a fight, but 11-year-old Lachlan knew he was going to win.

"I was confident," Lachlan said seconds after the fish was brought on board.

"We were using ten pound braid so it would have been hard for the line to snap."

He's been living on Boyne Island for only two years but already the HookUp has become a family tradition.

"We go out fishing whenever we can on the weekends," Lachlan said.

"I love it.

"We have been to every HookUp so far."

Lachlan, his younger brother and father walked away with five fish on Saturday afternoon and couldn't wait to go back on Sunday.

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