Chance to wet those lines for cash; tournament this month in Cherokee

A trout-fishing tournament open to all ages will be held March 26 in Cherokee from daybreak until 5 p.m.

The tournament features $10,000 in cash prizes. The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce and the fish and wildlife management department of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is sponsoring the tournament.

Registration is $5; a valid Cherokee fishing license is also required, which is a separate cost for those not already possessing one. Registration ends at 10 a.m. the day of the tournament, at the Cherokee Fair Grounds.

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