Final reminder of fly fishing toruney |

Final reminder of fly fishing toruney

Don Quilici
Nevada Appeal Outdoors Editor

This is a final remidner that the annual East Walker Wild Trout and Fly Fishing Trout Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 12 at Bridgeport, Calif. It is hosted by the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce Fisheries Enhancement Committee.

There will be two divisions for contestants.

1. The East Walker River “Miracle Mile” division, which is limited to a total of 25 anglers.

The entry fee is $125.

Tournament anglers will be required to fish the Miracle Mile section from the Bridgeport Dam downstream to the first bridge.

2. The second division is for those who are using either float tubes or boats on Bridgeport Reservoir.

The entry fee is $75.

Anglers will be required to fish using float tubes or boats at designated areas on the reservoir.


Entry forms and waivers must be submitted by 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11.

Entry fee is non-refundable due to bad weather.

Checks, money orders or cash accepted.

Starting time for both divisions is 7 a.m. The cut-off time is 2:30 p.m., sharp!

The awards ceremony will be held at the Memorial Hall on School Street behind the historic Court House.

Entry fee includes a “Goody” bag with event cap, fly fishing gear and useful giveaways, plus a delicious steak dinner with all the trimmings. Additional dinners for those not fishing are $25 per person.

Happy hour at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 45:15 p.m.

For information, call Ray Robles at (760) 932-7525.