GOWANDA - The third annual Gowanda Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Fall Fishing Tournament will be held on Oct. 20 in Cattaraugus Creek.
Sign-in gets under way at 5 a.m. at the Gowanda Moose Club on Aldrich Street. The tournament begins at sunrise. One-day fishing licenses will be available from 5 to 7 a.m. at the Persia Town Hall.
Known for its steelhead trout, the "Catt" promises many exciting opportunities for anglers of all ages to land a trophy fish.
This is a catch-and-release event, follows DEC rules and regulations and tournament personnel will be situated on the banks of the creek to measure and weigh each catch.
Trophies and cash prizes for adults and kids will be awarded at a special ceremony at 3:30 p.m. at the Moose Club following the tournament. Food and refreshments will be provided.
Those who register early receive a discount and an extra chance at a number of prizes.
The early entry fee (by Oct. 12) is $13, and fee will be $15 after Oct. 12. Children are half price.
Registration forms are available at the Gowanda Area Chamber of Commerce Office at 49 W. Main St.
Visit the website www.gowandanychamber.org or call 532-2834 or 532-2288 for more information.