Cherokee’s Summer Kick-off Trout Fishing Tournament
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: April 26th, 27th, and 28th, 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 April 26th and 27th from 4-6pm and on April 28th from 12-2pm.
Entertainment/Event Schedule: NA
Admission/Ticket Price: $11 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