Fly-fishing tournament off to a big start

13th September, 2014 by

By John LaConte

WOLCOTT — The America Cup fly-fishing competition got off to a whopper of a start Friday, with perfect weather, a new venue and, of course, big fish. Fishing for the first time along the private banks of the Eagle River in Wolcott, competitors reeled in fish all morning, afternoon and into the evening on the first day of the three-day tournament, which is hosting 180 competitors and 16 teams from around the world in Eagle and Summit counties this weekend. “You could tell it was pros out here fishing today,” said Woody Kiehl, a guide with Vail Valley Anglers who …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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