Catfish tourney weekend

The Ohio Valley River Cats 13th annual Catfish Tournament is in Rising Sun this Saturday and Sunday.

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The Ohio Valley River Cats 13th annual Catfish Tournament is in Rising Sun this Saturday and Sunday.
The public is invited to watch the weigh-in both days (4 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday).
Guaranteed prize money is $10,000 for first place; $2,000 for second; and $1500 for third. A $1000 Big Fish Award and a Drift Master Bonus of either $400 in cash or $600 in merchandise is available. A $1000 prize is available for the most weight by a male-female team, with at least one female as a team member. Fourth through twentieth places are awarded $400-$170.
The entry fee is $50 per person and must include a completed entry form. Pre-registration forms with competition guidelines are available at local businesses and at the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center (100 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun) during normal business hours. Deadline to register is by 7:00 a.m. on September 8.
Fishing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on September 8, and 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on September 9. The weigh-in is at the City of Rising Sun boat ramp and is free and open to the public. Everyone is invited to the Mayor’s Special BBQ during and after the weigh-in on Saturday, September 8.
For more information on the Ohio Valley River Cats Catfish Tournament, contact Frank McIntosh at (812) 584-2135.
The event is presented by the Ohio Valley River Cats and sponsored in part by the City of Rising Sun, the Rising Sun Mayor’s Office, and the Ohio County Convention, Tourism, and Visitors Commission.