The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will hit the waters of the Missouri River at Council Bluffs, Iowa September 7, 2013. The Missouri River has been a hot spot in years past for Cabela’s King Kat Anglers and this could very well be an outstanding 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 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.

Registration

Late registration will be held the day before competition at  from 5-7 pm at the Quality Inn & Suites, 3537 W. Broadway/ Hwy 6 in Council Bluffs. The 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. To pre-register go on line to: www.kingkatusa.com or call 270-395-6774.

Weigh-In Site

The tournament weigh-in will be held at the Narrows Park Boat Ramp, 2500 North 25th Street, Council Bluffs. 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.

Sponsor and Host Lodging for this Event

The Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce 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: (800)-228-6878 or visit their website at:  http://www.councilbluffsiowa.com/convention_and_visitors. Host lodging for the event will be the Quality Inn & Suites, 3537 W. Broadway/ Hwy 6 in Council Bluffs.  For reservations call: (712)-328-3171. For reservations call soon to assure your room and be sure to mention Cabela’s King Kat.

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 Narrows Park Boat Ramp. The event is free of charge and open to all youth 12 and younger. Sign up is from 8:00 AM till 9:00 AM with 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 $316,000.00 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.

NATIONAL SPONSORS:

Cabela’s The World’s Foremost Outfitter , Evinrude Outboards, Oquawka Boats, Minn Kota Trolling Motors, Mustad Hooks, Adventure Products- EGO Nets, Humminbird Electronics, Driftmaster Rod Holders, Ron Gooding Insurance, GAMMA LINE, Fishhound.com, Rippin Lips Venture RV, B ‘n’ M Poles, Bee Jay Baits, Cat River Anchors, Tyler Prosthetics of Tyler Texas and Stubby Steve’s Bait.

The following companies provide product to Cabela’s King Kat Tournaments: USCA-United States Catfish Association, GoLight, WFN-World Fishing Network.

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