3 River Fly Fishing Festival

Join us May 2-4 for the 13th annual tournament benefitting the Town of Highlands Scholarship Fund!

The weekend includes fun for the whole family - lunches, opening night reception, and a closing night banquet with dinner and prizes.

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When

May 2 - 4, 2024

Where

Highlands, NC

Who

Men & women of all skill levels!

About the tournament

More than 2,200 miles of public waters available to fish for guided & non-guided team competitions.
1 native river.
1 hatchery supported river.
1 delayed-harvest river.

Limited to 50 teams, so register now!

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Weekend Lineup

Thursday, May 2

6pm - 8pm | Opening Night at Old Edwards Inn Springhouse
13 Sweetwater Circle, Highlands, NC 28741

- Check-in for all teams
- Enjoy craft cocktails & hors d'oeuvres
- Review of festival rules
- Casting competition: distance, accuracy, cheaters & sandbaggers

Friday, May 3

7:30am | Morning Check-in at Highland Hiker

Meet the guides, declare your destination and head to the river!
- Coffee provided by Calders.
- Lunches provided by Secret Garden Market.

10am - 5pm | William Lamb & Sons Pop Up @ Highland Hiker

William Lamb's wildlife art will be on display and available for purchase at Highlander Hiker.

5:30pm | Afternoon Check-In at Highlands Smokehouse

Turn in your scores and enjoy a drink on the house. Toss back some loudmouth juice, lie about your catch, then off into the night.

Saturday, May 4

7:30am | Morning Check-in at Highland Hiker

Meet the guides, declare your destination and head to the river!
- Coffee provided by Calders.
- Lunches provided by Secret Garden Market and Berkshire Hathaway.

10 am - 12 pm | Free Fly Casting & Kayak Fishing Expo at Harris Lake

Free Fly Casting lesson from Highland Hiker + Fishing Kayak Demo from Big Adventures, featuring Native Watercraft and Bonafide Kayaks.  Learn to cast from a Kayak, paddling technique, and more.  Join us at Harris Lake at 10am!

10am - 5pm | William Lamb & Sons Pop Up @ Highland Hiker

William Lamb's wildlife art will be on display and available for purchase at Highlander Hiker.

5pm | Check-in at Highland Hiker with final scorecard

6-9pm | Awards Dinner & Auction

Join us for dinner, drinks,  trophy ceremony, a silent auction, and of course...revelry. Details will be shared at check-in!

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$500 per two-person team. Register by March 10 for Early Bird rate of $450.
All entry fees are tax-deductible and benefit the Town of Highlands Scholarship Fund for Highlands School graduates.

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Checks should be made payable to "Town of Highlands Scholarship Fund" and can be submitted at Tournament check-in or mailed to:

Town of Highlands
Three River Fly Fishing Festival
PO Box 460, Highlands, NC. 28741