Cabela's King Kat Tournament at Pickwick/Wilson Lakes (AL) March 28
The Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail will hit the waters of Pickwick/Wilson Lakes on the Tennessee River at Sheffield, Alabama March 28, 2015. 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 25th & 26st, 2015 at the Cumberland River, (Old Hickory Lake), Gallatin, Tennessee. The East Championship will be held October 2nd & 3rd, 2015 at Lake Wateree, 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.RegistrationLate registration will be held on Friday March 27th, the day before competition at the Jameson Inn Hotel & Conference Center, 4900 Hatch Blvd. 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.Weigh-In SiteThe tournament weigh-in will be held at the Riverfront Park 1416 Alabama Ave in Sheffield. 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. Fishing Areas: Anglers may fish both Lakes Pickwick and Wilson during the event.Sponsor and Host Lodging for this EventThe Colbert County Tourism 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 this area call:(800)-344-0783 or visit their website at: www.colbertcountytourism.org. Host lodging for the event will be the Jameson Inn Hotel & Conference Center, 4900 Hatch Blvd. For reservations call: (256)-381-4710. The host hotel will have a special anglers rate of $62.00 for all King Kat Anglers. Just mention you are with the Cabela's King Kat Tournament.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 Riverfront Park. 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".NATIONAL SPONSORS:Cabela's The World's Foremost Outfitter , Mercury Marine, Minn Kota Trolling Motors, Talon Shallow Water Anchors, Mustad Hooks, Adventure Products- EGO Nets, Humminbird Electronics, Alumacraft, Driftmaster Rod Holders, GAMMA LINE, Grizzly Coolers, Rippin Lips, Venture RV, B 'n' M Silver Cat Rods, RIGRAP, Cat River Anchors, Stubby Steve's Bait and WFN-World Fishing Network.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:firstname.lastname@example.org.