Felton the fisherman
Felton the fisherman

Tom Felton returns for NY carp fishing tournament

  August 21, 2003 at 3:32 PM ET
  Cheeser     MuggleNet (via NPR)
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The actor who plays Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films is back in New York this weekopens in new window for the annual St. Lawrence International Junior Carp Tournamentopens in new window:

This week, a hundred young carp anglers and their families descend on the North Country for the inaugural St. Lawrence International Junior Carp Tournament. Organizers hope the event will make the St. Lawrence a premier fishing destination.

Tom Felton, who is an avid fisherman, has said he'd love to own a fisheryopens in new window if acting doesn't work out:

BBC: Do you want a career as an actor?

Felton: Whatever life throws at me I'll take it and be grateful for it as well. I'd like to own my own garage and my own fishery. I'd also like to be a professional fisherman. But I'll take whatever happens.

Tom Felton kicks off the 2003 tournament by appearing Aug. 19 at Massena High School in NY

New (or rarely seen) pictures

Rummaging through the St. Lawrence tournament site, I stumbled on several high-quality pictures of Tom and his prize catches. Some I had never seen before:

Photo 1opens in new window
Photo 2opens in new window (and another "angle"opens in new window - pun intended)
Photo 3opens in new window (and another viewopens in new window)
Photo 4*opens in new window
Photo 5*opens in new window
Photo 6*opens in new window

* From Tom Felton UKopens in new window

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