The EBCI Fish and Wildlife Management Team, in partnership with the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, hosted the Summer Kickoff Trout Tournament on April 27-29 in Cherokee. With $10,000 worth of tagged fish in the public waters on the Qualla Boundary, a record number of participants fished for specially tagged fish. A total of 460 people registered for this year’s tournament. The next tagged fishing tournament is scheduled for July 13-15. More information on fishing in Cherokee and all of the tournaments is available at www.FishCherokee.com.
– Cherokee Chamber of Commerce