King Kat Swimming Into Metropolis, Illinois
The Cabela?s King Kat tournament trail will hit the waters of the Ohio River at Metropolis, Illinois July 30, 2011. This is the opportunity for local catfish anglers to compete for cash, prizes 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. Be sure to check out our new website. It's a new site with new and exciting information on our events along with special information for catfish anglers everywhere.
The tournament weigh-in will be held at Fort Massac State Park Boat Ramp. Tournament hours are 6:30 AM until 3:00 PM. All anglers must be in weigh-in line by 4:00 PM with a 5 fish limit per team. To help preserve the sport only live fish will be weighed in and all fish will be released after the tournament. For a complete list of rules phone or visit our website listed below.
- Late registration will be held the day before competition at specified location from 5-7 pm. Captains Meeting/Seminar will follow at 7pm.
- There will be no meeting, late registration or boat launch the morning of the event. Anglers will be allowed to launch on tournament water at 5am tournament morning. No fishing is allowed until 6:30am.
Registration for this event will be held at Harrah's Casino. To pre-register, visit www.kingkatusa.com or call 270-395-6774.
Anglers may fish the Ohio River from the conflux of the Mississippi River to Smithland Dam. Anglers may also fish the Cumberland river up to Barkley Dam and the Tennessee River up to Kentucky Dam.
Host lodging for this event will be the Motel 6 Metropolis, 2118 E. 5th SWt., Metropolis. For reservations call: 618-524-7227.
Bonuses for 2011