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New fishing tournament comes to Haywood

New fishing tournament comes to Haywood File photo

Haywood Waterways will host the county’s first fishing tournament. 

The tournament is designed to establish a youth fishing program in Haywood. The tournament is set up for all ages to compete along Richland Creek, a trout designated and stocked stream running through Waynesville.

The tournament will be held May 11 at Richland Creek at Vance Street Park in Waynesville. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with heats going throughout the morning. Awards and prizes will be given out at 1 p.m. 

Sponsorships and donations are welcomed, as well as volunteering during the event.

Registration deadlines are March 29 for non-licensed anglers and April 11 for those with a license. For more information visit haywoodwaterways.org/tourney.  

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