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Upcoming Events

July 2018

Tim Hill Memorial Tournament

July 14 - 15
Cherokee, NC
$10,000 in prizes.
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August 2018

Qualla Country Trout Tournament

August 31 - September 2
Cherokee, NC
$20,000 in prizes.
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October 2018

4th Annual Smoky Mountain Fly Fishing Festival

October 13, 9 am - 5 pm
The Warehouse at Nantahala Brewing, Bryson City, NC
See the latest product lines in vendor gear, meet fishing guides and fly tiers, watch casting demos and enjoy the Delayed Harvest waters on the Tuckasegee River at this annual festival. Located at The Warehouse at Nantahala Brewing, with live music and food. For more information contact the Tuckaseegee Fly Shop at 828-488-3333 or email Website

November 2018

Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament

November 3-4
Cherokee, NC
$225 entry and $10,000 prize money
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January 2019

Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival

January 12-13
Meadow Event Park, Doswell (Richmond), VA
Festival attendees listen to lectures from various experts and practice hands-on skills at the two-day, family-friendly event. Several wineries from throughout the Old Dominion provide free wine tastings for those 21 and older. All vendors are under roof in the Farm Bureau building, yet the events center is surrounded by extensive grounds suitable for outdoor classes and the casting pond. Doswell is just a few miles north of Richmond. 9:30 am - 5 pm. 13191 Dawn Blvd., Doswell, Ga 23047.
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Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians
210 Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Nov 1 - March 31 & September
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

April 1 - July 31 & October
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Saturdays, 11 am - 5 pm

Free Admission
Donations Welcome




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Website header photo courtesy Jim Heafner, fisherman and photographer