June 4, 2009


As the guy that brought you Troutrageous, Pikeadelic, & Muskiemazing...noticed the headline below today. Solid "B" on the word "Troutacular." Not t-shirt worthy, but valiant effort.

Mountain Heritage Trout Cities to hold Troutacular Trout Fesitval
From staff reports • June 4, 2009 12:15 AM

Two Mitchell County towns, Spruce Pine and Bakersville, will jointly host Troutacular!, a trout festival, simultaneously in both towns on Saturday .

Spruce Pine's fishing tournament, at Riverside Park, will focus on kids, to take advantage of opening day of delayed harvest trout waters June 6, when only kids can fish until noon. Kids can also paint (chalk) the Riverside Walking Path. There will be a free hotdog lunch and T-shirts, face painting and more.
Bakersville will begin its Troutacular festivities at 6 a.m. Saturday with the fishing tournament on Cane Creek, open to ages younger than 16 with prizes including a Lifetime Fishing License. Competitions include casting, orienteering and paint ball fishing in a barrel. There will be a free hamburger lunch for kids and the first 50 kids will receive a Troutacular hat.
For more information, call the Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce at 765-9033.

Read the Asheville, NC Citizen-Times article here: http://tinyurl.com/troutacular

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