All in the family – Sunburst Trout Farm
(Smoky Mountain News) A crisp wind blows through Haywood County. Gazing upward, dark clouds slowly take over the sky while a few ominous raindrops are felt. For many, it may seem to be the official death knell to summer. But for Sally Eason, it’s a sign of great things to come. “We love this weather, and we’re probably the only people around here that do,” she chuckled. Co-owner of the Sunburst Trout Farm on N.C. 215 near Bethel, Sally and her family have operated the business since 1948, when her father Dick Jennings decided to start hatching and selling fish eggs. Cool, damp weather is ideal for raising the robust fish, whereas warm, sunny conditions tend to hamper their productivity and growth.
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