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Mountain State Fisheries To Be Featured On “Fly Rod Chronicles with Curtis Fleming”
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on February 27, 2013 @ 3:08PM
Created on February 27, 2013 @ 3:06PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Some of West Virginia’s best fishing waters are scheduled to be showcased on episodes of the Outdoor Channel’s program, “Fly Rod Chronicles with Curtis Fleming.” The 2013 season premiere featured trout fishing at Pipestem Resort State Park. The schedule for the rest of this season includes these shows featuring West Virginia themes: 
 
  • Week of March 10 – West Virginia Grand Slam
  • Week of March 17 – Cast ‘n’ Blast at Lodge of Chama (New Mexico) Part 1, featuring West Virginia coal miner Sonny Fleming
  • Week of March 24 – Cast ‘n’ Blast Part 2
  • Week of April 14 – WVU Basketball Coach Bob Huggins and his daughter Jacque fish the Potomac with Curtis and his daughter Laken; it’s a father/daughter show.
  • Week of April 28 – Eastern Panhandle Fishing
  • Week of May 5 – Cast ‘n’ Blast on the Greenbrier River
  • Week of May 12 – Elk Springs Resort (Randolph County)
 
“The show shines a national spotlight on West Virginia’s scenic beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities,” said West Virginia Department of Commerce Cabinet Secretary Keith Burdette. “By touring our towns and talking to our people, the program will help viewers learn about the attractions, culture and heritage that make West Virginia ‘almost heaven.’” 
 
Fleming, a Bridgeport native, travels the world to find and experience the best hunting and fishing. 
 
The Outdoor Channel is known to sportsmen across the country and around the world for its programming on all aspects of the sporting life. Now in its 10th season, “Fly Rod Chronicles with Curtis Fleming” boasts a viewership of nearly 1 million viewers per episode. 

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