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Team USA Dominate World Youth Fly Fishing Championships

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The 12th FIPS-Mouche World Youth Fly Fishing Championships saw Team USA bringing home two medals for the third year in a row.

Source: Mark Nale, Centre Daily


This year’s competition was held in Ireland and involved 9 teams from 8 countries fishing two rivers, two lakes and a two-acre pond.

Erie County youth Jonathan Dietz greatly assisted his team by earning two session first-places and finishing 11th out of 49 anglers. Cam Chioffi, a Massachusetts youth, earned three session-firsts, as well as a second and a third place to win an individual gold medal in the three-day competition.

Team USA won the team gold medal, one of the two Irish teams won silver and South Africa took the bronze medal.

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