The Anything Goes Classic II CHATTANOOGA, TN • 5.1.21

The 2nd Annual Anything Goes Classic is slated for the first weekend of May. Stay tuned for updates on a much bigger and better tournament. See you on the water!


The Anything Goes Classic is a fly fishing tournament based in the heart of The Scenic City (Chattanooga, Tennessee). Hosted by The Hatch Outfitters, the Anything Goes is a multi-species tournament that promises to deliver a good time in a semi-classy setting. From our mascot, the Tennessee tarpon, to the elusive musky, all species are fair game! Choose your team, choose your water, and compete for top prizes.

What people are saying:

"The first draft of anything is shit...but this second tournament is going to kick major ass!" - Ernest Hemingway


"My favorite tournament, hands down. Bass, trout, gar, drum, striper, catfish...so many fish to kiss, so little time. - Jimmy Houston('s cameraman's 1st cousin)


"What in the hell is 'The Anything Goes Classic', and why do you keep emailing me, asking for me to leave a "really awesome, 5-star" review? - Scarlett Johansson


  • Catch and release only
  • Public water only!
  • Fly fishing tackle only (if found with conventional gear, bait, scent, or tomfoolery of any kind, you will be disqualified)
  • Any and all species are valid
  • Largest catch of any species is awarded 1 point
  • Minimum entry length 10’’
  • Fish are to be measured to the nearest quarter inch.
  • All fish in photos must be clearly measured on official measuring tape. You can pick these up the day before the tournament at the kickoff party. Try and measure fish while practicing good catch and release ethic.
  • Teams of up to 3 members are allowed.
  • Only registered participants are allowed in boats or watercraft.
  • * Tournament boundaries are within Tennessee only with a 60-mile radius of the fly shop (CLICK HERE for radius Map).
  • The tournament kicks off at 6am on Saturday, May 1st and ends at 5pm.
  • Wrap up party and awards ceremony at Naked River Brewing from 6-9pm.
  • Anglers must send all fish photos to Seth Fields (number will be given out at Kickoff Party) by the close of the day (5pm) with anglers name, fish species, length, and location caught. No entries considered after 5:15pm (Must be time-stamped after 5pm).
  • The winner is the angler with the most points
  • In the event of a tie, the winner will be the angler with the biggest fish between tied contestants.
  • Finally, don’t be a d#@k. We’re all here to have a good time!!


The Hatch Outfitters | 3227 Brainerd Road Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

Phone: (423) 541-4691

Created By
FlyWay Media Co.