Thank You to Our SPONSORS!

The Talking Trees Children’s Trout Fishing Derby is made possible through the generous donations of the following sponsors and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  If your business or organization would like to sponsor this worthwhile event where 2,500 children are provided fishing gear and everything needed to have a free, fun outdoor experience with their families, please contact us.  Your donation includes publicity and links to your website. In addition, the Talking Trees Children’s Trout Fishing Derby draws over 5,000 visitors to the Oconaluftee Islands Park where your logo will be displayed on the main stage banner and throughout the park, depending upon your level of giving.

Golden Trout 

$10,000 +

Become our main sponsor and get your logo prominently on the stage banner, your own bridge banner, links to your website and more.   Contact Lisa Frady for details.

Elk foundation logo RMEF

Rainbow Trout 

$5,000 – $9,999

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal ABC Commission seal
Cherokee Fisheries & Wildlife Management
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson blue JMT logo
Great Smokies Inn

Brook Trout 

$3,500 – $4,999

SM & E Engineering
Pautzke Bait Co.

Donaldson Trout 

$1,500 – $3,499

Owle Construction, LLC

Brown Trout 

$500 – $1,499

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Cherokee Enterprises
Johnson Architecture