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04/01/2023 to 04/02/2023
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Don't miss out on the fun and excitement of the Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament! Fun for all - adults, children, tourists, and locals. Over 10,000 trout will be stocked in over 20 miles of streams prior to this 2-day event! Over $10,000 in cash & prizes! Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of the largest trout tournament in the Smokies!

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

  • Single hook only; 1 hand-held rod; five (5) fish limit.
  • All Trout brought to the scales must have clear eyes and red gills (take care of your catch)
  • NO fishing on Friday before the event.
  • Rainbow Trout only will be weighed.
  • Smallest trout must be 7 inches; Fish must be fresh.
  • Participants may not fish with individuals not entered in the tournament.
  • All trout must be at weigh-in located at Patriot Park, Pigeon Forge, traffic light #7 by 4 p.m. on Saturday & 2 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Tournament hours: 30 minutes before sunrise - 4:00 p.m. Saturday and 30 minutes before sunrise - 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Winners will be determined by total weight of the 2-day tournament.
  • All Gatlinburg and state regulations will be observed.
  • All participants will be subject to a polygraph test.
  • Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament officials reserve the right to disqualify any participant.
  • Participants must be present at weigh-ins to win.
  • Drawings for prizes will be held at each weigh-in.
  • Register for the Trout Tournament at Rocky Top Outfitters via our Online Registration Form, by phone, or in person @ Smoky Mtn Angler Gatlinburg.(469 Brookside Village Way Gatlinburg, TN 37738)
  • Late registration: Register Friday (cash only) 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. in person @ Riverside Motor Lodge in Pigeon Forge. (3575 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN 37863)
  • Tournament Waters: West Prong Little Pigeon River from the National Park boundary in Gatlinburg, downstream to the Sevierville City Park bridge and it's tributaries. (Roaring Fork, LeConte Creek, and Dudley Creek)

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or call: 865-661-FISH (3474)


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