King Kat Super Event Hits Ohio River

The Cabela?s King Kat Tournament Trail will hit the waters of the Ohio River at Vevay, Indiana Friday and Saturday April 1 & 2, 2011 for a 2-day $10,000.00 Super Event. This is the opportunity for local catfish anglers to compete for cash, prizes totaling $10,000.00 and a chance to advance to the Cabela?s King Kat Classic to be held on the Mississippi River at Burlington, Iowa October 27-28-29, 2011.

(Guaranteed payback of $10,000.00)

The Cabela?s King Kat Tournament Trail is the opportunity for catfish anglers and clubs to advance to a new level with a major payback and media recognition for their abilities. The trail is a team event. Teams will consist of one or two persons with one exception. A third person may accompany the team provided the third person is under 16 years of age or over 65 years of age. Entry fee for this tournaments is $200.00 per team.

Weigh-In Site

The tournament weigh-in will be held at the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay. Tournament hours each day will be from 6:30 AM until 3:00 PM. All anglers must be in weigh-in line by 4:00 PM with a limit of 5 catfish per team each day. To help preserve the sport of competitive Catfishing only live fish will be weighed in and all fish will be released during or after the tournament. For a complete list of rules phone or visit our website listed below. Anglers be sure to stick around after the weigh in for the sponsor product give away.

Registration-(Anglers Notice New Registration Times)

Registration will be held on Thursday night from (5:00PM till 7:00PM) with a Captains meeting to be held at (7:00PM). The Captains meeting will be held at the Ogle Haus Inn, 1013 West Main Street in Vevay.

(Notice) There will not be a Captains meeting the morning of the event like in years past. All rules will be covered at the Thursday night registration and meeting. This new registration time will allow anglers to enter the water at 5:00AM tournament morning and also allow more time for teams to reach their destination and start fishing promptly at 6:30AM. Legal waters for this event will be from the Meldahl Dam to the Cannelton Dam on the Ohio River.

Event Host and Host Lodging For The Event

The Switzerland County Tourism would like to welcome the Cabela's King Kat Anglers and their guest to the area and hope they take the time to enjoy the many sites and attractions in the area. For more information call: 1-(800)-435-5688 or visit their website at: Host lodging for the event will be the Ogle Haus Inn, 1013 West Main Street in Vevay. For reservations call: (812) 427-2020. Be sure to make reservations early to assure you get a room and be sure to mention Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail.

Catfish clubs and organizations may register with the King Kat Tournament Trail and qualify your top 2 teams from each event to fish in the Cabela?s King Kat Classic for their support in promoting the tournament trail. To register call 270-395-6774 or email at

For a list of other upcoming tournaments, click here.

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