- The Blowing Rock Trout Derby is now in its 43nd year. The Trout Derby is on April 1, 2023. There are a fish fry hosted by the Blowing Rock Fire Department on Friday night. All funds go to the Blowing Rock Fire Department. The Trout Derby is a two day fishing event held around Blowing Rock. . Participates can 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 official Derby headquarters at the Blowing Rock American Legion Building on Wallingford Street. Children 11 and under and persons with disabilities may fish at Broyhill Parkï¿½s Mayview Lake. There is a limit of three fish per participant per day at Mayview Lake. All anglers must have a license and obey all posted fishing regulations.
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