Franklin Co. Woman Takes Top Prize in Fishing Tournament

Franklin Co., VA - A Franklin County woman has quite the fish story to tell.

Christee Ayers reeled in a giant catfish at the Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Tournament this weekend.

The fish weighed at 35.32 pounds, landing Ayers in the top spot. She took home a $1,000 prize.

The weigh in took place at Gills Creek Marina.

This is the tournament's 45th year.