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Young anglers reel in prizes at Trout Roundup

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By Joe Reavis

Staff Writer

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With a decision to push the start of the Rainbow Trout Roundup you fishing tournament in Murphy back to afternoon, the sun appeared and competitors from lined the banks of the pond Saturday at the municipal complex.

A total of 368 fishermen from Murphy and surrounding communities up to the age of 17 took part in the event, many of them casting a line for the first time. The pond was stocked with 2,700 rainbow trout the day before the tournament.

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