Anglers of all ages are invited to test their skills in the Helen Chamber of Commerce 25th Annual Trout Tournament on Saturday, March 29, 2014, from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. To win prizes, anglers must catch a tagged trout.
Fish the famous Chattahoochee River in Helen, GA for your chance to catch tagged fish worth up to $500! $2,000 in cash prizes will be available for tagged fish!
Register at the Festhalle (1074 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, Ga.) on Friday, March 28, between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., or on Saturday, March 29, from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. $15 entry fee, open to all ages. Two raffle tickets for prizes are included in the entry and the first 200 to register will receive a tournament t-shirt.
All participants must have a Georgia fishing license and trout stamp. All Georgia state fishing rules and regulations apply. Rules on lures and bait used during the tournament are the Department of Natural Resources rules of fishing in the Chattahoochee River in Helen.
The Helen Chamber of Commerce will put in 250 to 300 pounds of trophy-size fish, and the Department of Natural Resources will be stocking the river for the enjoyment of all. Vendors will be on hand Saturday, March 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Festhalle, where the cash prize awards ceremony and raffle drawings will be held at 2:00 p.m.