Troutfest Banquet and Auction

Friday Night, April 24 at the Knoxville Airport Hilton

Don’t be left out in the cold and miss this great opportunity! Only one week left for everyone to purchase your Troutfest tickets!! The deadline is Friday, April 17. Don’t miss out on this great evening full of good times, great food and great opportunities to pick up some fantastic auction items. All while supporting our great natural treasure – The Great Smoky Mountain National Park and youth conservation education. Our donations are more important than ever in protecting and restoring the Park as well as educating and inspiring the next generation of conservation leaders. Your support of Troutfest this year will provide donations needed to complete vital brook trout studies necessary for the long-term protection of their habitat. And we are planning to double our number of local Trout-in-the-Classroom programs.

Some great items highlighted this week that will be available at the auction:

TFO – Gary’s (Loomis) Signature Series Travel Spinning Rod: 7′ 3pc

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TFO – Lefty Kreh Finesse Series Glass Fly Rod – 7ft, 3pc, 4wt.

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Dancing Bear Cabins, Townsend: One Night Stay In A Deluxe Cabin (Includes Continental Breakfast)

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We will have a full range of auction and general raffle items at this year’s Troutfest, including

  • Tickets to the Titanic museum
  • Tickets to Ripley’s Aquarium
  • A fabulous Walter Babb bamboo flyrod. A piece of art!
  • Over six local and regional guide trips
  • Artwork including books, painting and jewelry
  • Orvis waders
  • Hotel gift certificates
  • Restaurant gift certificates
  • There will be something for everyone

You can conveniently purchase tickets (and find additional information) online at Or buy tickets at Little River Outfitters and 3 Rivers Angler (cash or check). A great dinner and drinks are included in the ticket cost of $50 / person. The ticket deadline is April 17!!

I hope you will consider attending this year’s Troutfest and bring a family member and / or friend. Remember, this is our opportunity to help protect and restore the great natural resources we love!

Thank you,

Mike Bryant

President – Little River Chapter of Trout Unlimited

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