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The Music Of River Inspires Restoration – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 1/27/2021 at 4:07pm

Woody Platt stands by a restored section of the East Fork of the French Broad River. (Courtesy photo by Rose Lane)

Editor's Note: Con-serving Carolina provided the following story and photos.

There's a place that lived in Woody Platt's imagination long before he set foot there – the place where the East Fork of the French Broad, fed by cold mountain creeks, flows into the river's main stem, near Rosman.

"I'm a lifelong fly fisherman," said Platt, the guitarist and lead singer for the popular bluegrass band, Steep Canyon Rangers.

"My fascination with this particular piece of property goes back to high school, because I would come up here to fish on the East Fork," said Platt, a Brevard native. "I'd...

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