The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will hit the waters of the Ohio River at Henderson, Kentucky May 10, 2014. This is the opportunity for local catfish anglers to compete for cash, prizes and a chance to advance to the Cabela’s King Kat East and West Championship. This year’s West Championship will be held September 19 & 20, 2014 on the Mississippi and Rock Rivers at Quad Cities, Iowa. The East Championship will be held October 3 & 4, 2014 on Lake Wateree at Camden, South Carolina. Be sure to check out our website at: www.kingkatusa.com. It’s a site with new and exciting information on our events along with special information for catfish anglers everywhere.
Late registration will be held at the Super 8, 2030 Hwy 41 North in Henderson, the day before competition 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.
To pre-register go on line to: www.kingkatusa.com or call 270-395-6774.
Legal waters for the event will be: The Ohio River from the Cannelton Dam to the Smithland Dam..
The tournament weigh-in will be held at the Water Street Boat Ramp in Henderson. 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 Henderson County Tourist Commission 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: 1-800-648-3128 or visit their website at: http://www.hendersonky.org. Host lodging for the event will be the Super 8, 2030 Hwy 41 North in Henderson. For reservations call: 270-827-5611. Call soon and be sure to mention Cabela’s King Kat Tournaments.
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 weigh in site, the Water Street Boat Ramp in Henderson. 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 $322,000.00 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”.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 www.kingkatusa.com. For press information and photos email: Larry Crecelius at: email@example.com.
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