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Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament

  • Cherokee Catch-and-Release Waters at Raven’s Fork Cherokee, NC 28719 United States (map)

Saturday, November 4 to Sunday, November 5


Cherokee Catch-and-Release Waters at Raven’s Fork
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Cherokee, NC 28719

Contact: Cherokee Welcome Center
Phone: 800.438.1601


Are you and your best fly-fishing buddy ready to rumble with the top anglers around? Then get your $225 entry fee together for this two-person team competition held exclusively in the catch-and-release section of Cherokee’s “trophy waters” known simply as Raven Fork. This tournament offers a payout* totaling $10,000 for the top teams. To enter this tournament you must first acquire a Cherokee fishing permit (a list of permit-selling locations may be found at, then register for the event by phone or in person wherever fishing permits are sold. Prize money will be distributed at the Beetle Stage next to the Cherokee Welcome Center. Your entry fee also includes lunch and dinner. Open to all ages. 

*Payout subject to change.