Learn more about National Catfish Derby/World Championship of Catfishing.
The “Granddaddy” of all Catfishing events - The National Catfish Derby’s World Championship of Catfishing has officially started and will run through July 8, 2017. The Sportsman Division is the most popular of the Derby’s rodeo - a simple, free, no-entry-fee contest where anglers catch catfish on a rod and reel and weigh-in at official National Catfish Derby Weigh-In sites, Tennessee River Museum, Savannah, TN 731-925-8181 or official Catfish Derby weigh-in site The OUTPOST 2175 Hwy 128 Pickwick Dam, Tennessee, 1-731-925-6990. If the fish you weigh in is the largest of the week, you win the weekly prize of $100.00. Fishermen may enter as many fish as they like each week at official weigh-in sites. The Angler sporting the biggest fish at the end of the five-week fishing rodeo will be awarded a Abu Garcia Prize Package all awarded at the World Championship of Catfishing Tournament July 8, 2017 and you must be present to win.
Savannah, Tennessee is known as ‘The Catfish Capitol of the World.’ Through The National Catfish Derby’s events, Hardin County’s national recognition in the fishing industry grows exceedingly each year. This year boasts a great tournament sponsored by Packaging Corporation of America, Counce Mill, Bass Pro Shops, Hardin County, City of Savannah, Hardin County CVB, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, Southwest Tennessee Tourism Association, and Ken Freeman Outdoors. This spectacular event just does not include fishing, but great family oriented fun for all on July 8. The WCC will feature special bonus paybacks to the best youth, lady and senior participating teams this year and The World Championship of Catfishing Belts. All events are open to the public to view and or participate. This event will be an unforgettable time for everyone. We look forward to the excitement of this year’s Derby with Ken Freeman Outdoor Promotions the namesake promoter/owner from Selmer, Tennessee. There will be food, fun for the kids, live music and fireworks!
For more information on the Bass Pro Shop’s “Big Cat Quest”, PCA’s The National Catfish Derby’s World Championship of Catfishing and its events... visit www.KenFreemanOutdoorPromotions.com. call KFOP at 731-234-1888 Or phone Team Hardin County at 1-731-925-8181.
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