41st Annual Blowing Rock Trout Derby

173 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock, NC 28605


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  • Dates: April 3, 2021
  • Time: 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Location: Club House at the swimming pool
  • Address: 173 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Phone: 828-295-5222
  • Price: Free

The 41st Annual Derby begins at sunrise on Saturday, prizes awarded at 4:30 pm. Win prizes for biggest fish in separate age categories. No entry fees are required and no pre-registration is necessary. Just take your catch to the Club House by the swimming pool before 4:30 pm (173 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock). Children 11 and under and persons with disabilities may fish at Broyhill Park's Mayview Lake. There is a limit of three (3) fish per participant per day at Mayview Lake. All anglers must have a license and obey all posted fishing regulations. The only fish eligible for entry into the derby are freshly caught trout taken from Watauga County public trout waters. More information available at the website linked above.