The Casting for Hope Team has partnered with Watauga River Lodge in Elizabethton, TN to host Battle of the Boats on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  Anglers will fish in teams of three or of two with a paid guide on the Watauga River tailrace or the South Holston tailrace or race through both rivers and fish both.  The day’s itinerary is below as well as the registration form.  Be sure to download the rule book to ensure that your team is following the rules!






Schedule of Events:

7:00-7:30:  Arrival at Watauga River Lodge

7:30-9:00:  Angler meeting and determination of fishing venues, captains only.

9:00:  Anglers fishing the South Holston depart

10:00:  Anglers fishing the Watauga depart

6:00:  All teams to have checked back in at WRL with the directors by turning in score cards and marking the time on the scorecards; late check-ins will incur fish point penalties at 500 point penalties for each two minutes a team is late to check in.

6:00-8:00:  Dinner and scoring and pronouncement of winners.


Come fish Battle of the Boats for your share of $1,500 in prizes and prize money.  Registration is now open.  Teams may enter Battle of the Boats as 3-person angler teams for $350 or as two-man angler teams with a paid guide for $600, with the guide being paid from the entry fee.  Lunch and dinner are provided, as well as one shuttle service and an official Battle of the Boats t-shirt for each angler.  If you have any questions about the event, rules, or logistics, e-mail us at [email protected] and [email protected].