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Two “Trout Days” fishing contests


Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Celebrate ”Preston Trout Days” by participating in two separate fishing contests sponsored by the National Trout Center located in Preston, Minn. May 16-18 are the 2014 dates for Preston’s annual “Trout Days” celebration. Visit www.trout days.com for a complete schedule of events.

The 28th Annual Preston Trout Days Fishing Contest will take place on Saturday, May 17. There is a $10 entry fee and pre-registration is available May 15 & 16 at the National Trout Center, or register the morning of the 17 between 8-10 a.m. The contest runs from 10 a.m. -5 p.m. on Saturday and contestants may fish their favorite local fishing spot. Trout will be measured by weight only. Cash and drawing prizes will be awarded.

The National Trout Center is sponsoring a second contest on Sunday, May 18 featuring Preston’s 9-Hole Fishing Course on the Root River in Preston. The “Last Chance Fishing Contest” runs from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. and there are no registration fees to participate. Teams of two are encouraged and pre-registration dates are May 15–17 at the trout center. Teams will fish their assigned holes on the course for 20 minutes with 10 minutes allocated to move to the next hole. Prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m.

To participate in either contest contact the National Trout Center located at 120 St. Anthony Street, Preston, Minnesota. You may also call 507-867-8801 or email: info@nationaltroutcenter.org for more information. Visit: www.nationaltroutcenter.org for a complete set of contest rules.



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Preston’s Candlelight Ski & Chili Cook-off

Fri, Jan 10th, 2014
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Let it snow - just in time for Preston’s annual Candlelight Ski & Chili Cook-Off event! Bundle up and come on down to the Trailhead Inn office on Saturday evening, January 18 to ski on the trail and to test-taste some wonderful chili contest entri ..... 
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The National Trout Center, an investment in our future

Thu, Jan 2nd, 2014
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

The New Year celebrates the fifth operating year of the National Trout Center (NTC) in Preston, Minn. Conceived in 2009 by the Preston Economic Development Authority as a regional economic development engine, the NTC showcases the extraordinary land ..... 
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Highlights of 2013 Trout Rendezvous

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

The 2013 Trout Rendezvous, held at the Preston Trailhead Park, was a time for trout enthusiasts to gather and participate in a number of trout related activities. The event was sponsored by the Hiawatha Trout Unlimited Chapter and the National Trout ..... 
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2014 annual Trout Fishing Rendezvous

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

The public is invited to join in on some fishing fun at the Preston Trailhead Park on Saturday, September 14. The National Trout Center and the Hiawatha Trout Unlimited Chapter are co-sponsoring the event which offers a variety of afternoon outdoor ..... 
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Spin Fishing for Trout with John Eggers - “The Spin Doctor”

Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Join us at the National Trout Center on Saturday, August 17 for a free spin fishing workshop with fishing guide & maker of the “Bow Spinner”, John Eggers, also known as “The Spin Doctor”. Eggers has been featured on Dave Carlson’s Sunday m ..... 
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National Trout Center angles for State Bond Funding

Thu, Mar 28th, 2013
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Minnesota legislators recently heard a proposal request for $4.5 million in state bond funding to establish a permanent home for the National Trout Center organization located in Preston. The non-profit center is currently operating in a temporary s ..... 
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Zumbro Valley Audubon Program: “Preston Chimney Swifts”

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

In 2011, Preston set the record for the largest number of swifts in the state of Minnesota. Please join Audubon members for an enjoyable evening of watching Chimney Swifts do their amazing dive into the large chimney attached to the TrailHead Inn & ..... 
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National Trout Center holds raffle for great prizes

Fri, Aug 17th, 2012
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Here’s your chance to win a Headwaters Bamboo Rod (Model: Peerless Santiam 7’0” 5/6 wt Medium) valued at $800 and a box of seven dozen hand-tied flies by Lyle Besse valued at $200. To view these items please visit the National Trout Center’s ..... 
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