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Musky Fly Fishing World Championship

January 16, 2012

Musky Fly Fishing World Championship to be Held March 24th in McMinnville, Tennessee.

The inaugural Musky Fly Fishing World Championship Tournament, presented by Towee Boats, will be held on Saturday, March 24th. This one day catch and release tournament will feature fishing on the Caney Fork and Collins Rivers near McMinnville, Tennessee with proceeds going to Musky conservation efforts. While this is a competitive event, organizers point out that the focus will be on fishing, food and fellowship among a group of great anglers.

Participating anglers will enjoy a BBQ reception on Friday night and a Cajun style awards dinner at the Foglight Foodhouse on Saturday night along with an event T shirt and great door prizes. The entry fee is $100 per angler and the number of entrants may be capped. Rules and entry details will be posted by January 16th at Musky Fly Fishing World Championship on Facebook  and or you may contact Towee Boats at 931-743-4860 or by email

Tournament Sponsors Include: Towee Boats, TFO Fly Rods, Jackson Kayak, Scott Fly Rods, Primo Tail, Nautilus Reels, Fly South, 3 Rivers Angler, 7 Weight Designs, The Foglight Food House and The City of McMinnville, TN

  1. Joey Fuson permalink
    January 16, 2012 2:29 pm

    I did not know the Caney Fork held Musky. How would I catch them on fly?

  2. Monroe permalink*
    January 23, 2012 11:27 am

    They are in the Caney Fork above Center Hill, not the tailwater. To catch them on the fly, you will need enormous flies and a 10 weight rod or bigger.

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