If hooking into a big river catfish, and feeling the whiskered power try to pull your boat upstream is your idea of fishing, take note: The Twisted Cat Tournament Series for 2009 is underway.
The first event, March 7 at Columbia Bottoms/Confluence, has already passed, but six events remain:
- April 4 – Hermann MO, Missouri River
- May 2 – Eire, IL , Rock River
- July 4 – Louisiana, MO, Mississippi River
- Aug. 22 – Fishing for the Cure @ Eire, IL, Rock River*
- Sept. 12 – Taylor’s Landing Columbia MO, Missouri River
- Oct. 10 – Quincy, IL, Mississippi River.
Sponsored by Blackhorse Custom Rods and The Catfish Academy.com, early entry fees of $60/boat include Big Fish; Fees are $65.00 day of the event. Each event runs from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. *The August 22 event is limited to manufactured bait only, and all proceeds go to diabetes research.*
For info, entry forms and details, call 314-225-5416, or go to catfishacademy.com or blackhorsecustomrods.com.