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The Kenny Sutton Memorial Fishing Festival Sets the Stage for Community and Competition

St. Albans, WV – The City of St. Albans Parks & Recreation Department, together with the Trail of Dreams Tournament Series, proudly announces the Kenny Sutton Memorial Fishing Festival, a tribute to the life and passion of a beloved community figure and avid angler, Kenny Sutton. This event is slated for May 11, 2024, at the picturesque Sutton Landing in St. Albans Roadside Park, offering a day of competitive fishing, camaraderie, and celebration in honor of Kenny’s legacy.

Event Highlights:

  • Date: May 11, 2024
  • Venue: Sutton Landing, St. Albans Roadside Park, St. Albans, WV
  • Entry Fee: $125 per boat

The Kenny Sutton Memorial Fishing Festival, featuring a 100% payout and bolstered by the generous support of our sponsors, including Prim Law and ELM Electric, is poised to be a landmark event. These contributions amplify the prize pool and reinforce the festival’s foundation of community spirit and the shared joy of fishing.

A Commemoration Through Competition

The festival invites anglers from across the region to partake in a day filled with the thrill of fishing and the warmth of community gatherings. It’s an opportunity to celebrate Kenny Sutton’s enduring impact on the local fishing community and to engage in the sport he loved so much. Beyond the competition, the event aims to be a confluence of friends, families, and fishing enthusiasts coming together to create lasting memories.

How to Participate

Anglers interested in joining the tournament can register by mailing their entry form and payment to the specified address or by opting for cash payment at the ramp on the event day. Pre-registered teams will be rewarded with complimentary event t-shirts, symbolizing their support and participation in this unique tribute.

Gratitude to Our Sponsors

Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to Prim Law, ELM Electric, and all our sponsors for their significant contributions. Their support extends beyond the financial; it’s a testament to the community’s solidarity and shared values, embodying the spirit of Kenny Sutton and the essence of this festival.

Please visit the St. Albans Parks & Recreation Department’s event page for registration details and more information.

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St. Albans Parks & Rec.

City of St. Albans, WV

St. Albans Parks & Recreation Department manages city recreation facilities and provides recreational opportunities that enrich the City of St. Albans, WV


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St. Albans Parks & Rec. Dept.
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St. Albans, WV 25177
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