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Fish Qualla country

Fish Qualla country

A trout tournament offering $20,000 in prizes will hit Cherokee’s pristine streams Aug. 26-27.


The Qualla Country Trout Tournament will feature tagged fish specially stocked for the event, able to be redeemed for cash prizes. Fishing will begin one hour before sunrise and end one hour after sunset each day, with prize redemption 2-4 p.m. each day at the Natural Resources Enforcement Office on 517 Sequoyah Trail.

Cherokee fishing license required to participate, with tournament registration available anywhere licenses are sold. Entry fee is $15. Open to all ages and legal fishing methods.

Call 828.359.6110 for more information. 

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