Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail Heads to Dixon, Illinois for a $10,000 One Day Super Event June 9


Coming up next weekend, June 9, 2012 the Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will hit the waters of the Rock River at Dixon, Illinois for a 1-day $10,000.00 “One Day Super Event”. 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. This year’s Cabela’s King Kat Classic will be held at Selma, Alabama September 27/28/29, 2012. Be sure to check out our new website at: It’s a new site with new and exciting information on our events along with special information for catfish anglers everywhere.

Weigh-In Site

The tournament weigh-in will be held at the Page Park in Dixon, Illinois.

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 visit our website listed below or phone Cabela’s King Kat Headquarters at the number listed below.


“Please note new rules on registration”.

  • 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.
  • Entry Fee for the event will be $200.00. Competitors must be a member of the King Kat Association to fish this event. A one year membership is $25.00.

Registration for this event will be held at: Ace Hardware, 900 Galena Avenue, Dixon, Illinois. To pre-register go on line to: or call 270-395-6774.

Legal waters for the event will be: Rock River from the Steel Mill Dam at Milan to the Oregon Dam.

Sponsor and Host Lodging for this Event

The Dixon Tourism, Ace Hardware and the KSB Hospital would like to welcome all the Cabela’s King Kat anglers and their guest to the area and hope they take the opportunity to enjoy the many attractions in the area. For more information on the area call:( 815) 288-1485 or visit their website Host lodging for the event will be the Comfort Inn, 136 Plaza Drive in Dixon. For reservations call:(815) 284-0500.

ATTN Clubs:

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 [email protected].

Mustad “Hook A Million” program

Be sure to register for the Mustad “Hook A Million” program where there’s $1,400,000 up for grabs. To get started just go to the Crappie USA website and click on the Mustad Hooks Icon or visit their website and get registered.

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For entry forms or information on Cabela’s King Kat Trail phone 270-395-6774, fax 270-395-4381 or visit our website at

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