The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will hold a $10,000.00 Super Event on the waters of the Chattahoochee River at Columbus, Georgia September 15, 2012.  This is the opportunity for local catfish anglers to compete for $10,000.00 in cash and prizes along with a chance to advance to the Cabela’s King Kat Classic. In this event the top 20 teams will advance to this year’s Cabela’s King Kat Classic which will be held on the Alabama River at Selma, Alabama  September 27/28/29, 2012. Also at this event a member of the Humminbird Electronics staff will be on hand to answer questions about their outstanding products.

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 Columbus Riverfront at the corner of Bay and 11th Street in Columbus. 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”.

  1. Late registration will be held the day before competition at the W.C. Bradley Building, 1002 Bay Avenue from 5-7 pm. The Captains Meeting/Seminar will follow at 7pm.
  2. 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.
  3. Must be a member of the King Kat Association to fish this event. A one year membership is $25.00.
  4. You can pre-register on line at: or call 270-395-6774.

Legal waters for the event will be: The Chattahoochee River from the Ernest Vandiver Causeway Bridge north to I-85.                                                                                                                                                                    

Sponsor and Host Lodging for this Event

The Columbus Sports Council would like to welcome all 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: (706) 660-1996 or visit their website at:  Host lodging for the event will be the Holiday Inn Columbus, 2800 Manchester Exp. in Columbus.  For reservations call: (706) 324-0231. Be sure to call early as rooms could be limited and mention Cabela’s King Kat Tournaments.

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


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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 For press information and photos email: Larry Crecelius at:

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