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Fly Fishing Contest Deadline Approaching


Proceeds from the Feb. 15 Fly Fishing Tournament will benefit the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education.(photo by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission)

Call it casting for a cause, the 2008 Pisgah Fly Masters tournament is much more than a fly-fishing competition.

Proceeds from the inaugural event, to be held March 29-30 on the Davidson River under a special use permit by the U.S. Forest Service, will benefit classroom construction at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education.

"Conservation is the real winner," said organizer and primary sponsor Kevin Howell of Davidson River Outfitters. "The competition will be fun and it will raise awareness and funding for education about coldwater fisheries."

The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is...

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