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The Inaugural Haywood County
Fishing Tournament

Haywood County’s first fishing tournament, designed to promote and foster youth fishing here in Haywood County. This tournament is set up for all ages to compete along Richland Creek, a trout designated and stocked stream running through Waynesville.


Event Details

Event Details

Location: Richland Creek at Vance St Park

430 Vance St, Waynesville, NC 28786

May 11, 2024


8 - 9am: Registration, drawing of beats

9 - 10:30am: First Heat

10:30 - 12:00pm: Second Heat

12 - 12:45pm: Creek Cleanup

1:00pm: Awards and Prizes

$45 per angler / 12 and under are free

Teams of 4 maximum*

*teams must choose one category; Fly or Conventional


Winning Categories: Conventional and Fly

Prizes (gift cards and swag from local shops)

will be 1st, 2nd, and Honorary Mention


Creek cleanup begins at 12, ends at 12:45pm​

Prize to whomever collects the most trash!


Registration Closed as of May 4th


Parking is free


Restrooms available


If you need a rod , waders, or tackle, please email us at to inquire about our partner support program; limited supply, first come, first serve.


directs to external registration website

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