2019 FISHING TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Cherokee, North Carolina

Cherokee’s Annual Opening Day Tournament

March 30 – March 31 (2-day; $20,000 in prizes)

Register on-line at www.fishcherokee.com

Cherokee’s Memorial Day Trout Tournament

May 25 – 26 (2-day; $10,000 in prizes)

Register on-line at www.fishcherokee.com

Tim Hill Memorial Day Tournament

July 12 – 13 (2-day; $10,000 in prizes)

Register on-line at www.fishcherokee.com

The Qualla Country Trout Tournament

September 6 – 7 (2-day; $20,000)

Register on-line at www.fishcherokee.com

Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly-fishing Tournament

2-man team event

November 2 3 (2 day; $10,000 in prizes)

Register with Joey Walraven (River’s Edge Outfitters) 828-497-9300; joey@flyshopnc.com.

The Catch-and-Keep 2019 fishing season is closed to ALL INDIVIDUALS Saturday, March 16th through Friday, March 29th; Catch-and-Keep Enterprise Waters will not be stocked during this time frame. 2019 Opening Day is the last Saturday in March.

The Catch-and-Release fly-fishing season is open all year and stocked on a regular basis.

  • 2019 Qualla Country Trout Tournament
    September 06, 2019 - September 07, 2019

    2019 Qualla Country Trout Tournament

    $20,000 in cash prizes - Registration required
    Cherokee's 2019 Qualla Country Trout Tournament; Daily Fishing Permit ($10) Required; Tournament Registration ($11) Required; Tag Turn In and Prize Redemption located at EBCI Natural Resources Enforcement Office, 5175 Sequoyah Trail, Cherokee, NC 28719 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm each tournament day.  
  • 2019 Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament
    November 02, 2019 - November 03, 2019

    2019 Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament

    Team Event - Registration Required
    Cherokee's 2019 Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament Hosted by Fish Cherokee and River's Edge Outfitters; 2-person tag-team fly fishing tournament; held within 2.2 miles of fly fishing Enterprise Waters of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  $10,000.00 in cash prizes.  Pre-register with River's Edge Outfitters at 828-497-9300 or joey@flyshopnc.com.  Registration deadline is October 1, 2019.