Fly Fishing Club at WCU Cherokee Classic


The Fly-Fishing club at WCU was established to share and spread the knowledge and enjoyment of fly fishing, we also are here to promote conservation in our surrounding cold-water rivers and streams. This tournament will benefit The Fly-Fishing Club at Western Carolina University in our volunteer efforts for stream clean ups, conservation, and community service events. 

This event will be a two-person team event and will be held Saturday April 25th on portions of Cherokee's general fishing waters on the Raven Fork River. We will meet the morning of at 6:00am at Rivers Edge Outfitters to sign waivers.

Draw will take place on fly comps the night before the event at 7:00 pm.

Scoring and rules will be based off of FIPS but squirmy worms may be used.

Registrations opens March 14th at 7:00pm and registration is due by April 11th, at 5:00pm and 20 teams will be accepted!

Registration: 150.00 per team and should be payed to

Pay Out and Prizes Presented to the Top 3 Teams and Big Fish! First place team based on a 20-team field Wins $1000!

All Cherokee fisheries and wildlife management rules must be followed at all times!

A tribal fishing permit must also be purchased for $10 for the day of the event!


1 - 1 4/25/2020 7:00am - 8:30am
1 - 2 4/25/2020 9:30am - 11:00am
2 - 1 4/25/2020 12:30pm - 2:00pm
2 - 2 4/25/2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm


Chase Spicer Due to a scheduling conflict with the Cherokee Championship Series we have collectively decided to reschedule our event until Saturday April 25th and move our registration date up to March 14th with payment being due on April 11th. Sorry for the inconvenience. I look forward to seeing everyone in April!
February 9, 2020; 8:24pm EST
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