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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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