September 01, 2017 - September 03, 2017
2017 The Qualla Country Trout Tournament
$20,000 in cash prizes - Registration required
2017 The QUALLA COUNTRY TROUT TOURNAMENT, $20,000 in cash prizes. Top tag prize worth $5,000.00.
Tagged fish will be stocked in the Catch & Keep rivers, streams and ponds just prior to tournament start time. Fish are stocked for this event within the 30 miles of enterprise waters, allowing loads of opportunity to fish different locations and reel in some big bucks. Come join us for this end of summer fishing tournament event. Tagged fish are not stocked in the Catch and Release Fly Fishing section of Raven Ford.
TOURNAMENT DATES: September 1-3, 2017. Tournament starts 1 hour before sunrise on Friday, September 1st.
Daily Fishing Permit ($10) and Tournament Registration ($11). http://www.fishcherokee.com.
TAG REDEMPTION LOCATION CHANGE:
Tag Turn In and Prize Redemption location will be at the Natural Resources Enforcement Office, 517 Sequoyah Trail, Cherokee, NC 28719. Follow the yellow "Fish Tournament" flags and fish "Tag Redemption" banners across the road from the Cherokee Welcome Center.
From 4:00pm until 6:00pm each tournament day. Tags will not be accepted after 6pm on Sunday, September 3rd.
We do not require that you bring the entire fish in with the tag, however we do like taking pictures/photos of your catch which may be posted on our media sites. Participants/sportsmen agree to having their photo taken and having photos posted on media sites. Posting of photos will be at the program's discretion.