It's time for the second annual 2017 Quality Catch and Sweet Release Tournament presented by The ORVIS Company and Sweetwater Brewing Company. Last year the tournament took place in May 2016 and the winner was Ryan Johnson with an impressive 31-inch brown beast runners up ranged from 16-inch to 23-inch. This year the fly fishing tournament will be during the entire month of October 2017. All the monies raised from the tournament will be donated to the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper for monitoring water quality. River Through Atlanta Guide Service will be offering a special deal for participants with a flat rate of $300.00 for a six hour drift boat float trip for one or two people.
Utilizing a guide operated watercraft will help participants up their odds by covering lots of water with expert guides who know the nuances of the river. But remember, you can fish independently as well. This is FLY FISHING ONLY, CATCH and RELEASE ONLY. First prize will be a Helios-2 Limited addition Sweetwater 9ft 5wt fly rod with 2nd and 3rd place prizes. There will also be weekly best biggest fish prizes to keep it interesting. The cost to register is $25.00 please go to this link https://chattahoochee.org/quality-Hooch/ pick up your special tape measuring device at ORVIS, Sweetwater Brewing Company or your local fly shops.