Point Breeze seeks title of ‘Ultimate Fishing Town’
Point Breeze is in the running for the “Ultimate Fishing Town,” a contest by the World Fishing Network that ends May 3.
The Orleans County fishing community is currently ranked third with on-line voting, behind Cape Hatteras, NC, and Grand Lake, CO. Point Breeze is ahead of Cocodrie, LA; Waddington, NY; Okeechobee, FL; and Byrdstown, TN.
As of 12:15 p.m. today, Cape Hatteras led with 8,211 votes, followed by 7,542 for Grand Lake and 5,067 for Point Breeze.
The winner receives $25,000 to be spent on fishing-related improvements to their port, plus the community will be featured by the World Fishing Network.
Point Breeze touts its year-round fishery with salmon, brown trout, steelhead and cohoes.
To vote, click here.