Aman’s 6.65-pound trout takes top prize

05-08-13 Optimist Tournament Chase Norwood

Michael Aman’s 6.65-pound trout was good enough to capture the top prize of $3,000 in the 22nd Annual Optimist Club Saltwater Fishing Tournament held here Saturday.

Anglers braved cool, windy conditions for much of the day to compete in the popular event.

PHOTO: Chase Norwood won the under-18 redfish category with a 6.45-pounder and placed second in the trout division with a 3.60-pound fish.

05-08-13 Optimist Tournament Haley Jones

PHOTO: Haley Jones shows off her 4.60-pound trout that took the top prize amongst the under-18s.

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