TroutFest delivers different flavor of festival

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
The annual TroutFest event was held on Saturday and among the various vendors, Teddy Bear Mobile brought joy to many, including Brylenn Boykin, 8, Andi Boykin, 3, and Beau Pinion, 2, whose aunt Michaela Tate got them each a new stuffed animal. Jordan Troutman/jtroutman@cassville-democrat.com

The annual TroutFest event was held on Saturday.

Jonah Cupps, 10, of Cassville, was practicing his near perfect cast during the TroutFest event on Saturday. The event aims to remind locals about the gem of Roaring River and the many activities available there, like fishing for trout. Jordan Troutman/jtroutman@cassville-democrat.com
James Corn, 8, of Washburn, took turn taming the bull mechanical bull that is at the annual TroutFest event held on Saturday in Cassville. Jordan Troutman/jtroutman@cassville-democrat.com
Jon Horner was one of three to judge the new trout cooking competition at the annual TroutFest on Saturday. This dish was made by Chelise and Jason Sledge and their daughter-in-law, Halie Sledge. The meal included a smoked trout chowder and a jerk trout over rice. Jordan Troutman/jtroutman@cassville-democrat.com
Tom and Kacey Jennings, owners and operators of the Tomahawks Axe House, brought their show on the road and showed visitors to TroutFest on Saturday how to throw down. Tom is the veteran of the veteran-owned business. Jordan Troutman/jtroutman@cassville-democrat.com
The Ridge Runnerzz Band played live classic rock and roll and country music at the annual TroutFest event on Saturday. Jordan Troutman/jtroutman@cassville-democrat.com
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