This fishing event is a tagged fish tournament with a total purse of $10,000. A tagged fish can be redeemed for its corresponding prize value by turning in the tag to the prize distribution booth located at the Artists Row on Aquoni Rd. across from the Kentucky Fried Chicken. All persons fishing during the tournament must possess and have on their person while engaged in fishing both an event permit and a valid Tribal fishing permit. An enrolled member’s enrollment card shall serve as his/her fishing permit.
Date: March 29th and 30th, 2013
Hours: Fishing is allowed during legal fishing hours – one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset. Tags will be accepted and prize money will be distributed on March 29th and 30th from 4-6pm.
Entertainment/Event Schedule: NA
Admission/Ticket Price: $5 entry fee
Where and how tickets can be purchased: Through local vendors and online at www.fishcherokee.com/license.html
Location: Cherokee enterprise fishing waters
Contact information for visitors/guests: Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, Address: 1148 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC 28719, Phone:(828) 497-6700. Cherokee Fisheries and Wildlife Management, 1840 Painttown Rd., Cherokee NC 28719, Phone (828) 497-1826
Contact information for vendors: NA
Staff Member Responsible for the Event: Mike LaVoie, Cherokee Fisheries and Wildlife Management