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Landing the big one: Rise in trout fishing supports outdoor economy

Originially published by The Mountaineer  Haywood County ranks in the top five most popular counties for trout fishing in North Carolina, which contributes $1.38 billion annually to the state’s economy, according to a comprehensive study that analyzed the economic impact of trout fishing.   The newly-released study was developed by the […]


Bass Fishing Club encourages competition and enjoyment of nature

Nestled between the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, Western Carolina University is privileged to be near exquisite wildlife, rushing rapids, breathtaking nature walks, and so much more. With all these features, there must be a club that boosts activity around the area.  The Bass […]