Monsters on the Ohio: Catfish catchin' tourney a big deal in Owensboro | Sports & Recreation
The Monsters on the Ohio catfish tournament takes place Saturday in Owensboro.
Serious anglers from around the country will be trying to beat the Kentucky state record for largest Bluecat. It currently stands at 104 pounds.
Fishing begins at 6:30 a.m. with weigh-ins at 3 p.m.
Tournament registration is closed but the public is welcome to watch. Here is the schedule of events.
1-5pm: Booths will be open and giving prizes away to the crowd. Booths in attendance will be - Monster Rod Holders, Wheeler Cats Guide Service, Kentucky Fish & Wildlife, Kentucky Outdoors Magazine, Tangling With Catfish, Ole South BBQ will be serving fish sandwiches and drinks, and Our Lady of Lourdes Daycare will be serving mutton, pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks.
2-3pm: Costume Contest for kids 16 and under
3-5:30pm: Kid Zone opens next to the stage for kids 16 and under to get a chance to meet the fishermen, weigh-in begins, Awards Ceremony, and prizes given away to the fishermen.
For more information, call (270) 993-3733.