"It was this big!"
"It only just got away!"
"The secret to the best smoked trout is ..."
Every fisherman has a story.
Next weekend, anglers from all over New Zealand will have the opportunity to let their rods do the talking when they descend on Rotorua for the 14th annual Clubs New Zealand National Trout Fishing Competition.
• Premium - Trout fishing season under way in Rotorua
• Locals gearing up for Rotorua trout fishing season
• Anglers hook big catches at Rotorua's trout fishing season opener
• Fish for Gold: 'Lucky dip' for $10,000 trout in Rotorua