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Nation's first fly casting tournament held in Utica, New York

Oneida County, New York, 1857
06/18/1861
A fly casting tournament, the first in the nation, was held at Utica, New York under the auspices of the New York State Sportsman's Association. Local angler George Lennebacker was the winner. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 269.

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