Trout Caught In Branson Sets New State Record

Branson, MO (PRWEB) August 18, 2005 — “The Live Entertainment Capital Of The World” Branson, Missouri, is the home of the new record for the largest trout caught in the state. On July 16, Bryan Chapman of St. Louis, Missouri, was fishing with his son on Lake Taneycomo in Branson when he caught the record-setting fish. The trout weighed in officially at 27 pounds and 8.8 ounces, beating the previous record held by a fish that was caught in Bull Shoals lake, twenty minutes outside of Branson, in 1997, that weighed 26 pounds 13 ounces.

Branson has evolved into an entertainment mecca that draws millions of tourists for live shows, theme parks, and wholesome family entertainment. Over the years it has become a popular destination for outdoor activities, with three lakes in the surrounding areas Branson is drawing avid fishermen from around the country. The family can go fishing in the morning, shopping in the afternoon and go see a show in the evening, there is something for each member in the family to enjoy and participate.

“This is very exciting for Branson,” said Lianne Milton, owner of Branson Tourism Center. “It brings attention to Branson and shows that there is something for the whole family, whether it’s fishing, shows or theme parks you can bring your whole family and everyone will be able to do something to do that they enjoy.”

Lianne’s company Branson Tourism Center offers discount lodging, tickets and packages to Branson and without charging any service fees. They have recently made headlines by offering all customers who order tickets through their service between August 15 and August 31, 2005, a 40-cents-per-gallon gas discount up to 20 gallons for their vacation to Branson.

“We are currently offering all of our customers who order tickets through our service a 40-cents-per-gallon gas discount up to 20 gallons when they travel to Branson. Normally we offer all of our customers a 20-cents-per-gallon discount, but by doubling this offer we are addressing our customers concerns about traveling and helping save them as much money as possible on their trip to Branson,” noted Milton.

To inquire about special vacation packages or the 40 cent-per-gallon gas discount, which is available only to travelers who live 100 or more miles from Branson, customers can reach Branson Tourism Center toll-free at 1-800-713-5284.

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