Outdoors Briefs

Fish available for ‘adoption’ ahead of trout race

Trout are available for adoption for $10 apiece ahead of Haywood Waterways’ Sept. 10 trout race. 

This year, the trout race is hosted by BearWaters Brewery in Canton, which sits right on the Pigeon River. 

Trout adoptions will be limited to 400, and there will be at least six winners. Prizes include a restored bamboo flyrod by Thomas Custom Rods valued at $1,500, Publix gift cards and more.  

The trout race helps to support Haywood Waterways work that includes river clean-ups, assessing streambank damage and finding the technical and resources to fix the issues caused by these floods. 

It also supports  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Haywood County  to help the youth of Haywood County reach their potential. 

For more details, visit troutrace.com , call 828.476.4667 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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