The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will hit the waters of the Kentucky Lake at Camden, Tennessee May 11, 2013.  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 September 26-28, 2013 on Kentucky Lake at Camden, Tennessee Be sure to check out our new website at: www.kingkatusa.com. 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 Birdsong Resort & Marina Community Building, Marina Road. Tournament hours are6:30 AMuntil3:00 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.

Registration

To pre-register go on line to: www.kingkatusa.com or call (270) 395-6774. Late registration will be held the day before competition at the Birdsong Resort & Marina from 5-7 pm. Captains Meeting/Seminar will follow at 7pm. Must be a member of the King Kat Association to fish this event. A one year membership is $25.00.

Legal waters for the event will be: Anglers may fish Kentucky Lake from the I-40 Bridge to the Railroad Bridge at Danville, Tennessee.

Sponsor and Host Lodging for this Event

The Benton County Chamber of Commercewould like to welcome all Cabela’s King Kat anglers and their guest to the areaand hope they take the opportunity to enjoy the many attractions in the area.For more information on the area call: (731)-584-8395 or visit their website at: https://bentoncountycamden.com.Host lodging for the event will be the Birdsong Resort&Marina, 255 Marina Road, Camden, Tennessee.For reservations call:(731)-584-7880.

Free Kids Fishing Rodeo

In conjunction with the tournament the Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will hold the Cabela’s King Kat Kids event at the Birdsong Resort and Marina. The event is free of charge and open to all youth 12 and younger. Sign up is from8:00 AMtill9:00 AMwith the Kid’s Fishing Event starting at 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM. All children will receive a prize just for entering. Bring your favorite rod, reel and bait and show your true fishing ability. All children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Prizes for winners will be given in two age groups, 0-7 and 8-12. The event is free to all children 12 and under with all participants eligible for a chance to win one of the six, Outdoor Promotions $1,000.00 scholarships to be awarded in October.

Outdoor Promotions and our anglers have contributed nearly $310,000.00 to the “Kids” Scholarships since 1997. We are very proud to be a part of the education process for the youngsters who participate in our tournaments as adult/youth teams and those who fish in the Outdoor Promotions “Kids Fishing Rodeos”.

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 dvanvactor@kingkatusa.com.

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