MANY THANKS to all who joined us for the 4th Annual New River Paddle Fishing Tournament this weekend in McCoy!  Special thanks to Montgomery County Parks and Recreation, The National Committee for the New River, Wilderness Systems and the many sponsors who make the event possible ~ especially Steve Williams and Professional Catering Inc. for making sure we’re all happy and fed well enough to make it another year.

As always, we had an incredible time and are already making plans for next year’s gathering.  All event raffles and proceeds are proudly donated to support the tireless efforts of The National Committee for the New River and all they do to protect, preserve and conserve the New River basin and it’s watershed.


Mens Spin
Joe Statzer – 36″
Michael Painter – 35.25″
Daniel Hill – 34″

Mens Fly
Steve Byer – 31.75″
Brandon Craighead – 29.5″
Dale Byer – 22″

Womens Spin
Joe Nelson – 23.75″
Amanda Uryasev – 18.25″

Dawson Gragg – 34.25″
Claire Peterson – 28.75″
Allie Williams – 16.5″

Midnight Musky Challenge
Joe Statzer – 45.5″

Largest Bass
Matt McMahan – 21.25″


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