Hundreds of teens compete in the World Youth Fly Fishing Championships

Hundreds of teens compete in the World Youth Fly Fishing Championships
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — More than 200 teens are trying to fish their way to a world championship this week.The World Youth Fly Fishing Championships are in our area, with more than 200 fly fishers ages 14 to 18 hailing from 10 countries.This is a true world championship, said John Knight with the America Cup, the local group that organized the event.To get here, competitors worked their way up through national rankings at local and regional qualifiers around the globe and earned a spot on their nation’s team. They brought with them parents, grandparents, siblings, coaches and chaperones.That doesn’t include the …

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