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New Traditional Sporting Groups Formed In County


Last updated 1/29/2019 at 11:08am

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Pisgah Area Women's Fly Fishing fly-tying night meets at Ecusta Brewing on the third Tuesday of every month. Come learn how to tie some basic patterns and enjoy a cold beer.

Many state wildlife agencies across the country worry about their future funding sources, with trends in hunting and fishing license sales declining. This problem that state agencies started to recognize a few years back has also caught the attention of many of the national nonprofit sporting groups as well. The trend can be attributed to many issues, including some sportsmen and women aging out, Americans living a more urban lifestyle, loss of traditional family mentoring, loss of access and opportunities, price of gear, and, simply, the trend of Americans being more disconnected to the na...

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